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Employer liability

Discussion in 'off topic' started by clifftaylor, Sep 11, 2019 at 7:24 PM.

  1. ks.234

    ks.234 pfm Member

    If the sex was a legitimate part of the business trip, shouldn’t the condom be tax deductible?

    Likewise, if it was sex with a prostitute, wouldn’t that be a legitimate expenses claim?
     
  2. sean99

    sean99 pfm Member

    I suppose it depends on one's line of work.
     
  3. martin clark

    martin clark pinko bodger

    ... need one add that French polishing is an arduous finishing process ..?
     
  4. Sue Pertwee-Tyr

    Sue Pertwee-Tyr pfm Member

    It does seem an odd verdict, but without knowing the ins and outs of the law, we can't really comment...
     
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  5. richgilb

    richgilb Admonishtrator

    My thoughts this morning, too. Something fishy going on. He was married and broke legal vows while on business. If a business is responsible for the whole business trip, including stuff like shagging, it is possibly gross misconduct, instant dismissal.
     
  6. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    Very good.
     
  7. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    He's certainly sacked now.
     
  8. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    Are marriage vows legally binding? I didnt think they were. There are some statutory statements made during the ceremony to bind the marriage contract.

    I suppose some of the additional declarations are religiously binding, but I dont think they stack up in the eyes of the law?
     
  9. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Legal?
     
  10. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed pfm Member

    Well, quite ! Regardless of whether the tax authorities take a 'flexible' view to condom relief, you'd need to fill in a sheath of papers !
     
  11. ks.234

    ks.234 pfm Member

    ....which would all need to be rubber stamped no doubt?
     
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  12. Sue Pertwee-Tyr

    Sue Pertwee-Tyr pfm Member

    More work for all those public sector Johnnies
     
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  13. thebiglebowski

    thebiglebowski pfm Member

    France has different attitudes to mistresses or affairs, he was away on a business trip, had sex and died.

    Sex is a normal function of everyday life (or just birthdays in my case) so he didn't die doing anything extraordinarily dangerous (yes, having a bit on the side could be considered very dangerous)

    As to the moaning about taking August off, why not. When I lived/worked in Germany and France everyone would shut up shop and head south for the month. France and Germany have a better work/life ethic than the UK who live to work rather than work to live.
     
  14. richgilb

    richgilb Admonishtrator

    Sorry I thought the French civil code was legally binding. Actually I have no idea if it is or is not, but thought it was taken more seriously than elsewhere.
     
  15. Greg

    Greg 2t5b

    It didn't mention the EU
     
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  16. glancaster

    glancaster In the silicon vale

    This thread should win some kind of award for mismatch between title and content. I came here expecting something truly dull and I am very, very disappointed.

    P.S. The money should be paid. There is no question the guy died on the job.
     
    Sue Pertwee-Tyr likes this.
  17. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    I thought it was almost compulsory to take a paramour if you wanted to get on in France.
     
  18. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    side ting?
     

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