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Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year

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As 2011 draws to a close and as people look forward to evening of partying and celebrating I’d just like to wish everyone a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 31 December 2011

Contracting is business not employment: Read the small print

This post is about a contracting in UK. Some of terms mentioned here will not mean a great deal to people who do not understand the mechanics of contracting or the UK tax systems.

I recently got sent an email by a friend and fellow contractor that contained a link… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 19 December 2011

Execute Permissions

Written by Ian Treasure

Gethyn posted on the use of execute permissions a while ago (db_executor at http://www.gethynellis.com/2010/04/dbexecutor-role.html). Briefly, this approach uses a role – db_Executor – to which users are given membership. The execute permission is granted to the role.
I am using this approach to control… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 15 December 2011

Contracting, SQL Server and gethynellis.com

A while back I started posting some contractor related articles.The articles were mainly for the those people that wanted to start their own business and work for themselves as a contractor. I work in the IT sector through my own company with several clients both based in the UK and… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 14 December 2011