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Forum: Trucking
Dec 10th 2009, 3:35 am
Replies: 68
Views: 13,947
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Midland Transport, NS - Any Info?

Allegedly. :sneaky:

Mind you, we're yet to see any kind of concrete proof . . . . . . . . :rofl:
Forum: Trucking
Nov 30th 2009, 11:05 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 13,947
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Midland Transport, NS - Any Info?

We're just going to have to agree to disagree. :banghead:

I do think I have the advantage though - I know Andy (BT)! ;)

Anyway . . . . . . .



I understand what you're saying. Maybe,...
Forum: Trucking
Nov 27th 2009, 11:41 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 13,947
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Midland Transport, NS - Any Info?

Taff, you've got to have a bit of trust in people sometimes! I can vouch for BT on this one; trust me, he definitely ain't taking teddy bears into the woods!! ;)



. . . and that's so far off...
Forum: Trucking
Nov 9th 2009, 5:49 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,945
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Pictures from the road on your travels

Maybe he still wanted to go there but SFE stopped recruiting.

Having said that, maybe not!! :eek:
Forum: Trucking
Nov 8th 2009, 9:42 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,945
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Pictures from the road on your travels

Good pictures, Davie (and Kev, of course!).

Keep 'em coming.
Forum: Canada
Jul 27th 2009, 9:40 pm
Replies: 238
Views: 22,396
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Ex-Military making the move?

Good luck Pete. I was in the same position when I had an interview with the IERO. He almost said I was daft if I thought I'd get taxed (in Canada) on my lump sum! "It's a tax free payment. ...
Forum: Canada
Jun 14th 2009, 11:14 am
Replies: 238
Views: 22,396
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Ex-Military making the move?

I'd say that that just backs up what a previous poster said; where are your family ties, where is your 'home', etc etc.

Bailing out for a couple of weeks while gratuity is paid and then rejoining...
Forum: Canada
Jun 13th 2009, 8:37 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Step-Children??

Many thanks, Dingbat.

It would appear that the two documents contradict each other somewhat but the one you linked to seems to make more sense and is more reasonable.
Forum: Canada
Jun 13th 2009, 7:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By marcustandy

Step-Children??

Has anyone successfully emigrated into Canada with step-children??

The reason I ask is the info below that was seen after following a link posted in the truckers forum. (Taken from page 5 here...
Forum: Canada
Jun 13th 2009, 6:59 pm
Replies: 238
Views: 22,396
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Ex-Military making the move?

From my own personal point of view, it was too much of a risk to land before the gratuity was paid, without a firm answer one way or the other. Combine that with the latest difficulties in getting...
Forum: Canada
Apr 10th 2009, 11:19 am
Replies: 238
Views: 22,396
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Ex-Military making the move?

Sorry I haven't come back with the info I was hoping for/expecting.

I have been concentrating on plans other than Canada, what with the LMO difficulties etc etc. For us the Canada plan is...
Forum: Trucking
Apr 1st 2009, 10:37 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 8,694
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Exchanging licences

Correct.



Correct again.


The DVLA argument is that the photocopies are susceptible to forgery, irrespective of being notorised or not.
Forum: Trucking
Mar 6th 2009, 10:06 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,312
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Recession!!

Are you on about his surgeon??

A bit harsh!!
Forum: Trucking
Mar 5th 2009, 9:59 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,383
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Has anyone been granted an LMO this year

Look who's back! Happy as ever! :p Obviously fighting fit again. :rofl:
Forum: Trucking
Mar 5th 2009, 7:48 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,312
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Recession!!

Oh yeah?? I've heard about Hamburg!! ;)



Yeah, that's what I heard!! :rofl: :thumbsup:
Forum: Trucking
Mar 5th 2009, 4:14 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,312
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Recession!!

Or go meet with them in their hotel and have an interview over dinner (that they pay for!). That's what I did!! ;) :p


BTW Dinger, have you ever had a night out in Bremen (seeing as you are...
Forum: Canada
Mar 5th 2009, 6:38 am
Replies: 238
Views: 22,396
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Ex-Military making the move?

The Falklands Islands are covered by Devon & Cornwall Police so the UK check should be fine.
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2009, 8:05 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 8,673
Posted By marcustandy

Re: HSBC passport account

I've got a HSBC Plus account but they still wanted to charge me £100 the other day when I enquired about it! :confused: :frown:
Forum: Trucking
Mar 4th 2009, 2:30 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,383
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Has anyone been granted an LMO this year

BTW, coincidence it might be, but 'said company' have removed the Immigrant Recruitment info from their website.

Maybe they've got more than enough applicants now it has been plastered over the...
Forum: Trucking
Mar 4th 2009, 2:28 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,383
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Has anyone been granted an LMO this year

As true as it may be, shouting it from the rooftops doesn't help those who might be already in the process of applying or even thinking of applying.

Tip for the top! Don't ever, ever play Poker...
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2009, 6:31 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By marcustandy

Re: tranferring money - who to use

Did you 'Go Green' via your internet banking?? I just changed my current account to the same as you but also chose the 'Go Green' option. I only pay £6.25 for the same service.
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2009, 4:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By marcustandy

Re: tranferring money - who to use

I had a very positive chat with Halo Financial at the Emigrate show at the weekend and will use them.

Coincidently, I then spoke with another two people who have used them in the past and had...
Forum: Canada
Mar 1st 2009, 1:41 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By marcustandy

Re: uk stakeholder pension

Just to add, Brian gave me answer to a (pension related) question that I have been trying to find for months. Many other so called experts couldn't/wouldn't help; for that reason alone he gets my...
Forum: Canada
Mar 1st 2009, 1:39 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By marcustandy

Re: uk stakeholder pension

I was speaking with Brian Lewington at Sandown (Emigrate show) today.

He was really helpful & knowledgeable. He has dealt with many many UK pensions and their subsequent transfer to Canada.
...
Forum: Canada
Mar 1st 2009, 1:32 am
Replies: 238
Views: 22,396
Posted By marcustandy

Re: Ex-Military making the move?

For those waiting for some more info on the pension/gratuity/tax issue - standby!

I was at Sandown today (Emigrate show) and was speaking with a very helpful (pensions type) chap. Hopefully some...
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