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It's probably scuppered many peoples' plans, Viper. Sounds like you're thinking things through and erring on the side of caution until all becomes clearer - whenever that is. :dontknow: Never a bad idea.

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Viper254 wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:44 pm
Our library is doing a click and collect system whereby you can log in to their system and order books, then they will give you a designated time to collect them. Might be something for you to explore.
Viper254 wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:44 pm
I haven't juggled renovations, working, allotmenteering and leisure time well this year.
No maybe not, but you have gained experience and can look at what you felt didn't go right. Maybe laying out a plan helps. Or knowing what went wrong with the last plan. Or deciding what is the most profitable use of your time.

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I managed to reduce my hours to three days last year. I’d asked for four but was told they wouldn’t be able to find anyone to pick up one day from me. If I did three days, then they could afford to employ someone else at three days in a job share. In the end, they had a reshuffle and didn’t take anyone one to job share with me but I lost a day’s pay anyway. A year on and my part time role is being made redundant and being replaced with a full time one. I could apply for it but I’m so fed up with being messed around, I’m taking the money and running. Going to try something completely new.

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Post: # 294571Post Green Aura »

Good on you. It can be hugely rewarding - not necessarily financially but as long as you can pay your bills that's fine - you've got all your design skills. And don't forget your Ish skills too. :hugish:
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That's awesome :)

Mrs. Viper has been told she may or may not be made redundant at the end of May. Clarity would have been better than just worrying about it for 3 months, so I've put a pause on pretty much every life decision for now.
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Write up a budget for the worst case scenario then Mr Viper. It'll keep you busy and cure the worry as you will have some plan for the worst.

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Yes, just carry on working out the plan. Maybe Mrs Viper will do some of it rather than you, at least until she finds other employment, but it'll keep the goal in sight.

Budget, use any redundancy money wisely (get rid of any debts etc) and don't panic. :grouphug:
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Post: # 294597Post Viper254 »

Thanks for the advice. Potential redundancy money (not a lot) will cover debts (also, fortunately, not a lot) and we can tick over beyond that, just about, if I take the car off the road and we keep the purse strings tight.

I'll do some budgets over the weekend. Thankfully I'm fairly good with budgeting!
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