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Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 05-02-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By The Pool Boy
Thanks for the suggestions guys. We'll be...

Thanks for the suggestions guys.

We'll be taking the car and I'm looking to rent a house for a week mid August. Ideally want a chocolate box town with stuff nearby to entertain the kids.
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 04-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By The Pool Boy
Help needed - suggestions in England - Cotswolds or Cheshire

Can anyone recommend somewhere in the Cotswolds or Cheshire to stay for a break in August.

Looking for somewhere typically English - town or village with plenty to do for kids, ideally with cycle...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 20-05-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By The Pool Boy
Real Example re Bank Holiday Pay entitlement

Have a query on the payroll that I need clarifying.

An employee works Mondays and Tuesdays and earns 25,000 per annum for this.

If they only work the Tuesday do they receive their normal...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 06-03-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,879
Posted By The Pool Boy
Thanks snowyb for taking the time to do such a...

Thanks snowyb for taking the time to do such a detailed reply.

Renewal is in July.
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 05-03-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,879
Posted By The Pool Boy
Had a Heart Bypass using VHI Plan B Options-but should I switch-

I had a heart bypass and had all bills 100% covered in Mater Private with Plan B options cover (paying for 2 adults 3 children).

However, costs being costs, I need to review my healthcare cover....
Forum: Welfare and state benefits 20-02-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By The Pool Boy
thanks for the quick reply. If for...

thanks for the quick reply.

If for arguements sake they secured 3 days work that lasted for 6 months, will their JSB entitlement be extended for beyond the 12 months to take account of the...
Forum: Welfare and state benefits 20-02-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By The Pool Boy
Job Seekers Benefit and subsequent self employed work

Been asked this and wasn't sure of the answer. What is the position if someone in receipt of JSB starts to look for work and can only find small pieces of work that would be on a self employed basis....
Forum: Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers' SW entitlements 10-01-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By The Pool Boy
Your father should be waiting around 4-6 months...

Your father should be waiting around 4-6 months to get his payment. The company will have to prove an inability to pay you upfront. To do that they will have to provide copy accounts, letter from...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 20-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By The Pool Boy
We had the same problem with a mamas and pappas...

We had the same problem with a mamas and pappas cot when we took it down from the attic...missing pieces.

We rang the parts division of mamas and pappas in the UK - phone number was on their...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 03-08-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By The Pool Boy
Many thanks for the pros and cons of both Windows...

Many thanks for the pros and cons of both Windows pc's and Apple pc's. I'm considering anything suitable and will weigh up each one.

I'd still like some input on my query re the digital tv tuner....
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 27-07-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By The Pool Boy
On some of the pc's I'm looking at, they are...

On some of the pc's I'm looking at, they are advertised as having a built in digital tv tuner.

What, if any, tv stations would they receive...?

Sample type see link -...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 22-07-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By The Pool Boy
Thanks canicemcavoy for the pointers. I do...

Thanks canicemcavoy for the pointers. I do realise PC World are poor value. I'm quoting them as they are the best place to go and see a large range of pc's and see each one physically, but I don't...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 19-07-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By The Pool Boy
Thanks for the responses. Much appreciated and...

Thanks for the responses. Much appreciated and helpful.

Just to get the touchscreen out of my system I was looking at this in pc world -...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 19-07-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By The Pool Boy
The kids are young so touchscreen may be an...

The kids are young so touchscreen may be an issue. I had seen that Aldi advert..I assume they are a good spec....what specs should I be looking for in a pc....for now and to future proof it.

Also,...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 19-07-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By The Pool Boy
Recommend a good family PC

I'm looking to get a new family pc - uses mainly internet, music, films etc.

I like the look of the all in one offerings - they take up less space but are there any downsides to having an all in...
Forum: Money makeover 16-07-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,540
Posted By The Pool Boy
Not always the case - when only 75% of the...

Not always the case - when only 75% of the interest is allowable for tax purposes.
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 22-03-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,216
Posted By The Pool Boy
Good Friday Pay...?

Hi - I've been asked to look into this.

If a business by law cannot open on Good Friday, what is the position for full time staff who normally work a 40 hour week.

I know Good Friday doesn't...
Forum: Service Providers - Phone, Broadband and TV 17-03-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,865
Posted By The Pool Boy
Re: Mobile phone internet surfing...?

Thanks....I have that done already...just wanted to know the cost aspect. One way to keep the mobile bill low.
Forum: Service Providers - Phone, Broadband and TV 17-03-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,865
Posted By The Pool Boy
Mobile phone internet surfing...?

With vodafone live I get charged if I access the internet through them on my mobile phone.

If I use the wireless router that I use with my pc/home phone, are there any surfing charges...?
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 02-03-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By The Pool Boy
Re: Main Dealer Car for Sale - Motorcheck says finance outstanding

I've spoken to the garage and they have said it was a finance arrangement through their own marques credit company. They are providing confirmation it is clear prior to me releasing payment.
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 02-03-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By The Pool Boy
Re: Main Dealer Car for Sale - Motorcheck says finance outstanding

I rang motorcheck, who rang the bank and they advised that it was paid on the 24th February. Records not updated yet.
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 01-03-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By The Pool Boy
Main Dealer Car for Sale - Motorcheck says finance outstanding

I put a deposit by phone on a car that's for sale in a dealer of one of the high profile brands. The car only arrived in the last 10 days or so and is exactly what I want. I've just run a check on...
Forum: Homes and Gardens - suppliers and recommend tradesmen 18-11-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By The Pool Boy
Re: kitchen - Newbridge / Maynooth area

We've just used Clarke Kitchens in Toughers to install a kitchen. 33% deposit, 33% on installation and balance when granite worktop installed. I've held back part of the balance until one small thing...
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 28-09-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,893
Posted By The Pool Boy
Re: Under Counter Kitchen Radio

Towger, all the sellers on ebay are US, so I'm assuming they are US voltage.

Any idea of where a European dealer might have them. I've tried the Sony shop and they don't list it. The reason I...
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 28-09-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,893
Posted By The Pool Boy
Re: Under Counter Kitchen Radio

Thanks Frash. I saw those, unfortunately it was radio only and not cd as well.
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