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by PinkDalek
August 21st, 2019, 7:34 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Bitten
Replies: 9
Views: 117

Re: Bitten

Leothebear wrote:Looked up biting insects in SE England on the Web and got nowhere. Not a horsefly because it wasn't painful.

Anyone have an idea?



NHS advice here https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/insect-bites-and-stings/

Possibly a tick.
by PinkDalek
August 21st, 2019, 5:29 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: It's Still Brexit
Replies: 134
Views: 3201

Re: It's Still Brexit

Have you read Eady J’s edicts in Smith v ADVFN? More akin to possible slander as against possible libel. Perhaps you meant possible defamation. How can an unknown person be defamed, I’ve yet to establish. Smith was known. Edit: I see from elsewhere that John Hemming wrote about the case some years a...
by PinkDalek
August 20th, 2019, 2:50 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Tory thinktank - state pension age should rise to 75
Replies: 85
Views: 1257

Re: Tory thinktank - state pension age should rise to 75

Dod101 wrote:Actually I am sorry to correct you but it infuriates me. The state pension is 'paid untaxed' not 'payed untaxed'. Might be easier to say it is paid gross.


Others will no doubt have spotted that but not felt the urge to comment. I thought Scotia was punning about PAYE.
by PinkDalek
August 20th, 2019, 2:45 pm
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
Replies: 125
Views: 3265

Re: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)

https://www.centralasiametals.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CAML-2018-annual-report.pdf (page 42) [One of their non-execs (page43) is a CA: David Swan Non-Executive Director David is a chartered accountant. ... Lower caseitis! As the guy is Australian https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/055...
by PinkDalek
August 20th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Null - avoid!
Replies: 24
Views: 541

Re: Null - avoid!

I saw this plate on a Rolls Royce many years ago but assume it's since done the rounds (as it were): https://www.regtransfers.co.uk/info/pen15 (2005?) Can't find it here https://vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk/ConfirmVehicle so, just maybe, someone has done a Bobbitt. If The Mirror is to be believed, ...
by PinkDalek
August 20th, 2019, 11:38 am
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
Replies: 125
Views: 3265

Re: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)

I was asking you if I should, when reviewing my existing AIM shares, try to ensure that their CFO is a Chartered Accountant. I appreciate you are out of Burford but in this case, one of the main board directors from inception is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wale...
by PinkDalek
August 20th, 2019, 9:15 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: The history of HYP4, and the possibility of reviving it
Replies: 55
Views: 1403

Re: The history of HYP4, and the possibility of reviving it

idpickering wrote:... Let’s move on.


I'm never sure what that means but you often say "Each to their own", so why doesn't that catch phrase of yours also apply in this situation? After all, it is very easy to ignore Topics in which one has little interest.
by PinkDalek
August 19th, 2019, 5:27 pm
Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: The gas lift
Replies: 12
Views: 617

Re: The gas lift

Online retailers include a variety of descriptions. Including "vintage" saw setting tool.
by PinkDalek
August 17th, 2019, 6:56 pm
Forum: High Yield Shares & Strategies - general
Topic: What PYAD has said about selling
Replies: 32
Views: 1288

Re: What PYAD has said about selling

I have just typed in a long reply, tried to preview it, and this blasted system has just gobbled it up and re asked me to login. No way I am doing this. Bagger Have you tried the back button on your browser? That has sometimes rescued me. Thanks, should of course have thought of that, but at the ti...
by PinkDalek
August 17th, 2019, 2:40 pm
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Focusrite (TUNE) and TR1 postings
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: Focusrite (TUNE) and TR1 postings

Apologies, I meant to link to this re the general percentages https://www.handbook.fca.org.uk/handbook/DTR/5/1.html#DES4
by PinkDalek
August 16th, 2019, 3:39 pm
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
Replies: 125
Views: 3265

Re: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)

For those who are not Subscribers, the Investors Chronicle article dated August 14, 2019 is here https://www.investorschronicle.co.uk/shares/2019/08/14/burford-still-in-the-dock/ but best to use 'Burford still in the dock' via search to find it in the cache. Similarly 'Against the flow Mr Bearbull' ...
by PinkDalek
August 16th, 2019, 3:23 pm
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
Replies: 125
Views: 3265

Re: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)

Written in haste but if of any interest. So [how?] would someone like me gauge an AIM firm's refusal to move to the main market? ... When companies start to gain a market cap around vaguely £500m+ you will start to see the main shareholders encourage them to move from AIM to the main market. ... The...
by PinkDalek
August 16th, 2019, 10:24 am
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
Replies: 125
Views: 3265

Re: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)

Sorry so many questions, which ones are the "main markets", is it all the FTSE markets except the AIM one? i.e. the 100, 250, small cap, fledgeling etc.? A simple way to see which type of Main Listing indices a company is included in would be, for example, here (Aston Martin chosen at ran...
by PinkDalek
August 15th, 2019, 12:31 pm
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
Replies: 125
Views: 3265

Re: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)

Ok, my apologies. I trust you appreciate there was no intent to mislead. I am puzzled about the 4 non-exec directors since last time I looked I didn't find them. But now I'm even more surprised as it appears the Board only has 4 non-execs and no employees as Board members. Again I didn't intend to ...
by PinkDalek
August 15th, 2019, 11:55 am
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
Replies: 125
Views: 3265

Re: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)

Some seemingly valid points above and I accept you haven't read the thread! 2. no no-exec directors The Board comprises four independent non-executive Directors ... https://www.burfordcapital.com/investors/corporate-governance/board-of-directors/ ... 4. FD is not a qualified accountant (as she doesn...
by PinkDalek
August 15th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: The Lemonfool my pic of the day thread
Replies: 763
Views: 49692

Re: The Lemonfool my pic of the day thread

Snorvey wrote:So I lifted the kitchen blind this morning and......oh hello there....


Forget the soon to be ex Hawk, you said elsewhere you had no glasses so wouldn't have spotted it was about to be eaten by a Sim lookalike.
by PinkDalek
August 14th, 2019, 6:54 pm
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
Replies: 125
Views: 3265

Re: Burford Capital Limited (BUR)

FCA now investigating: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/burford-capital-stock-manipulation-neil-woodford-fca-a9054381.html Yes, that was in the press back on Monday but I've failed to spot anything at the FCA website, although they've been quoted extensively. Since then Muddy Waters...
by PinkDalek
August 14th, 2019, 4:11 pm
Forum: High Yield Shares & Strategies - general
Topic: What PYAD has said about selling
Replies: 32
Views: 1288

Re: What PYAD has said about selling

If of any interest, the links in the split off OP are broken (the perils of C&Ping already truncated versions). They should be as follows: HYPertrading By Stephen Bland | 29 March 2007 https://web.archive.org/web/20071014125924/http://www.fool.co.uk:80/news/investing/high-yield/2007/03/29/hypert...
by PinkDalek
August 14th, 2019, 3:36 pm
Forum: Brokers and Share Dealing
Topic: LEI & Discretionary trust & share dealing
Replies: 19
Views: 2312

Re: LEI & Discretionary trust & share dealing

I've just spent the last few hours completing my first LEI registration for a trust. I ended up using https://www.lseg.com/LEI despite the £115 fee plus VAT. Replying to self but I've this minute received an email stating : We are writing to inform you of the changes we are making to the LEI pricin...

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