Saturday, 4 April 2020

Deadly Pairs


As I'm now unemployed for the first time in twenty nine years, I have plenty of spare time to play games, while I wait to see if my agency can have me furloughed. I've been playing most of these games with my daughter, who is enjoying the chance to thrash her dad, not just once but every single time!


She now wants to play more air wargames, so I'm going to introduce Bag the Hun to her, setting up the Deadly Pairs beginners scenario from the Xmas 2011 Special. I'll use my newly painted Spitfire Vb's and Fw-190A2's for the game, which will be a good way to try something a bit more complex.

Tally Ho!

4 comments:

  1. Jim, agency workers can be furloughed as long as they are paid via PAYE. The issue is the funding as agencies and Umbrella companies don't have deep enough pockets to pay the 80% of pay. The answer for them is to seek a Business Interuption Loan which is government underwritten. They use that to fund the wages and NI etc and repay it once the Job Retention Grant funding is paid out. The government will also give a grant to cover interest for the first year the loan is outstanding. The only potential issue is finding an approved lender to make the initial loan. So you may be lucky and find that you can be furloughed.

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  2. Thanks :O)

    Just have to wait and see.

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  3. Fingers crossed for you Jim, I hope you get a break with the furlough.

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