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A place to share stuff that isn't at all fintec related but is amusing, absurd or scary.

Quality Programming from HMRC

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The former Inland Revenue supplies a PAYE Calculator on a CD-ROM.

Adding a new starter today, when I completed uploading her profile I got a warning message “this employee is beyond retirement age”, which would have reduced her National Insurance contributions.

I was confused, as she’s only age 50, so had there been a change in Legislation I hadn’t heard about?

I went back to the previous screen to check her year of birth : it should have been '1957', but I hadn’t mistakenly put in '1947' (thus making her 60), but '1057' – thus making her 950 years old.

It wasn't a 'fatal' error, so I could have left it as it was - thus demonstrating that Gordon Brown really does expect people to work beyond 65!

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Focussing on IT Strategy and Systems Architecture issues, primarily in the Payment Card Industry - scope is Global. SME on topics such as Data Protection and Encryption.

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