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Jun 11th 2017, 9:26 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 12,365
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: 8 years UK to Oz and back to UK

I'm currently a contract engineer!! Contacted to Fugro at the moment!

Who are you with?
Jun 10th 2017, 4:02 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 12,365
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: 8 years UK to Oz and back to UK

Hi pal

Long time no speak. Glad all is going well now. Up in Scotland too!!

I'm still working in ground investigations. Just moving to HS2 in the midlands currently! Good money to be made!
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Jul 25th 2015, 10:08 am
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: 457-Unfair Dismissal & Workers Comp

Was my thought too...

Definitely the first channel to go down!
Jul 25th 2015, 10:04 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,055
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Help with 457 visa

We had very little paper work for our 457 application. Things like car insurance showing same addresses or named drivers, drivers license address, photos together, invitations addressed to both.....
Forum: Canada
Jul 19th 2015, 7:14 pm
Replies: 389
Views: 38,714
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: misery at Vancouver housing cost?

If been looking at houses on remax recently and thought prices quite reasonable Surrey and outward.. $350k to $450 for 4 beds...
Forum: Canada
Jul 19th 2015, 7:12 pm
Replies: 389
Views: 38,714
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: misery at Vancouver housing cost?

Blimey, I'd love an hours commute, I drive 1 hour 30/45 mins each way!
Forum: Canada
Feb 14th 2015, 7:43 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,733
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: job offers

Unfortunately if you are thinking this way then there is something wrong with you, not them.

You can't just move to any country you fancy, whenever you want. Immigration exists for a reason.
Feb 14th 2015, 6:45 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,829
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: KSA Package HELP

You need to make your mind up about the weather. First of all..
Forum: Middle East
Feb 14th 2015, 6:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: packing for saudi

Slightly broad question!
Forum: Canada
Feb 11th 2015, 1:20 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,274
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Temperary Uk -> Canada move and kids schooling

Hmm yes, it seems our school has gone about it the wrong way then! I will see how he goes. Theres no way they should be stressing at this age, they should be enjoying school..
Forum: Canada
Feb 11th 2015, 12:29 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,274
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Temperary Uk -> Canada move and kids schooling

Wow! I wish our school did that. Our eldest is sitting last years papers under exam conditions currently.. He is very worried about the exams to come..
Forum: Canada
Feb 11th 2015, 12:28 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,274
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Temperary Uk -> Canada move and kids schooling

Agree, sod the results they get in Primary school. Not important at all IMO. My kids have their choice of High school already, it will not effect anything.

Our eldest the other day said (as he is...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 3rd 2015, 4:51 pm
Forum: Jobs Wanted
Jan 21st 2015, 1:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Help Where can I go Transfer

I'd love to know the answer too!
Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2015, 8:52 am
Replies: 259
Views: 26,323
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Un-happy in Canada!

I feel similar, I always have and always will, live on the coast. Can't stand being landlocked. It's nice to have the open sea on one side...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 7th 2015, 5:59 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: White Goods from UK

Some bargains on that carrefouruae site!!!
Jan 1st 2015, 8:19 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,581
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Hipsters

I hate hipsters.. They've ruined single malts and real ales for me.. Craft beers?? Wtf..
Forum: Canada
Jan 1st 2015, 7:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Tax and earning money from a "hobby"

Unless you sell for cash and there's no receipt.... :)
Forum: Middle East
Dec 31st 2014, 3:27 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 21,935
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Terminated in Qatar with Loan

Or just dont borrow any money...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 24th 2014, 7:50 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: 2015-2016 tax year and minimising tax liability

I think there's a difference between non resident and non resident for tax purposes. If more than 90 days in the country you are liable for tax even if non resident status.. I think OP needs to get...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 23rd 2014, 6:31 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Do almost all villas in Abu Dhabi have marble floors ?

Marble helps keep temperatures down, I'd be surprised if you found anywhere with carpet. Townhouses tend to be as per North American standards more like our terraced houses, usually with adjoining...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 23rd 2014, 6:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: 2015-2016 tax year and minimising tax liability

I've read about people getting caught out, for example keeping a mortgage and your family living in the house, shows you aren't fully separated from the UK so may be liable for tax. If your family...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 23rd 2014, 4:23 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: 2015-2016 tax year and minimising tax liability

It's 90 days..

Even part days at the airport count as full days.

BUT, having things like kids or a mortgage in the UK could possibly invalidate non-residency status if investigated..

Iv...
Dec 22nd 2014, 2:42 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,762
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Pre-offer - help

8500 is about £1500 a month? Sod that...

As mentioned IT will never pay well in the Emirates...
Dec 22nd 2014, 7:42 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,762
Posted By Tramps_mate

Re: Pre-offer - help

Mine is a geology role. Iv also 10 years management experience too.. But with the price of oil I wouldn't be surprised if the role is put on hold indefinitely now! Guess I'm in aberdeen for a bit...
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