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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:02 am 
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mr_anderson wrote:
He's 100% correct.

He's proposing to discriminate on the basis of race, not cooking habits. The two are only loosely correlated.

This is unreasonable on the same basis that it is unreasonable to avoid employing women of childbearing age because they have a higher probability of requiring time off to be with their kids.

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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:09 am 
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@mr_anderson surely you can screen in a non-racist way by asking for (and following up) landlord references, like you would to prevent any other sort of damage?

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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:30 am 
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Eschatologist wrote:
mr_anderson wrote:
He's 100% correct.

He's proposing to discriminate on the basis of race, not cooking habits. The two are only loosely correlated.

This is unreasonable on the same basis that it is unreasonable to avoid employing women of childbearing age because they have a higher probability of requiring time off to be with their kids.

I know quiet a few small (and HR people in not so small Orgs) employers who have this as 1 of their main criteria unless details indicate otherwise i.e. the applicant may have a few kids already


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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:42 am 
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FreeFallin wrote:
I know quiet a few small (and HR people in not so small Orgs) employers who have this as 1 of their main criteria unless details indicate otherwise i.e. the applicant may have a few kids already

Yes, this is one reason why the public sector is popular with women - they tend not to get discriminated against in the same way.

It's still unreasonable/antisocial and illegal.

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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:17 am 
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Eschatologist wrote:
mr_anderson wrote:
He's 100% correct.

He's proposing to discriminate on the basis of race, not cooking habits. The two are only loosely correlated.


Ironic really. Imagine Indians being discriminated against on basis of diet/race

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities ... n-3051770/

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/meat-ro ... s/16535158


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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:37 am 
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Eschatologist wrote:
FreeFallin wrote:
I know quiet a few small (and HR people in not so small Orgs) employers who have this as 1 of their main criteria unless details indicate otherwise i.e. the applicant may have a few kids already

Yes, this is one reason why the public sector is popular with women - they tend not to get discriminated against in the same way.

It's still unreasonable/antisocial and illegal.

It's not unreasonable if your running a small business IMO.
Antisocial, yes.
It's illegal if your stupid enough to get caught out!


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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:46 am 
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FreeFallin wrote:
Eschatologist wrote:
FreeFallin wrote:
I know quiet a few small (and HR people in not so small Orgs) employers who have this as 1 of their main criteria unless details indicate otherwise i.e. the applicant may have a few kids already

Yes, this is one reason why the public sector is popular with women - they tend not to get discriminated against in the same way.

It's still unreasonable/antisocial and illegal.

It's not unreasonable if your running a small business IMO.
Antisocial, yes.
It's illegal if your stupid enough to get caught out!

Well sure, everybody finds a way to justify their own bad behaviour as reasonable.

A stupid thing would be to be quoted in a newspaper article discriminating against people based on race, that's just mystifying. Maybe he just hates money.

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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:38 pm 
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Eschatologist wrote:
FreeFallin wrote:
Eschatologist wrote:
FreeFallin wrote:
I know quiet a few small (and HR people in not so small Orgs) employers who have this as 1 of their main criteria unless details indicate otherwise i.e. the applicant may have a few kids already

Yes, this is one reason why the public sector is popular with women - they tend not to get discriminated against in the same way.

It's still unreasonable/antisocial and illegal.

It's not unreasonable if your running a small business IMO.
Antisocial, yes.
It's illegal if your stupid enough to get caught out!

Well sure, everybody finds a way to justify their own bad behaviour as reasonable.

A stupid thing would be to be quoted in a newspaper article discriminating against people based on race, that's just mystifying. Maybe he just hates money.

Au contraire, he seems to love money above all else.Otherwise he wouldn't have been stupid enough to make such a comment.
Load of demand for accommodation v's cost of replacing furniture/fittings when accomm is let to certain nationalities/people.
He's done his sums and made his decision but wasn't expecting it to make the front page of a newspaper.

He's naan got a leg to stand on now. He'll have to back down and tikka chance on curry loving residents again :x


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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:25 pm 
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mr_anderson wrote:
I've written about this here in the past.
He's 100% correct.

Indians are lovely tenants and cause little hassle, but the stench from their cooking permeates everywhere.
And it is extremely offensive to non-Indian or Pakistani noses.
When you are showing the property after an Indian tenant, you can see the disgust in faces the instant people enter the property.

Carpets, furniture, kitchen, beds/mattresses etc., the smell is absolutely impossible to get out for months on end, so the property lies unoccupied.
And no, a professional clean doesn't work.


The stench is something you need to experience yourself to appreciate. It gets in common areas of apartment blocks. When it's fresh it makes you hungry, other times It just smells like.....poo.

What are Indian and Pakistani tenants to do ? Wooden flooring and unfurnished lets with blinds not drapes ? Do you just let the property to a succession of Indians ?


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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:30 pm 
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GameBlame wrote:
When it's fresh it makes you hungry


I can't be the only one salivating reading this thread...


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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:55 pm 
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GameBlame wrote:
When it's fresh it makes you hungry, other times It just smells like.....poo.

OK, but Mexican food smells like sick even when it's fresh.

Are Mexicans in the pogrom?

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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:21 pm 
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Eschatologist wrote:
GameBlame wrote:
When it's fresh it makes you hungry, other times It just smells like.....poo.

OK, but Mexican food smells like sick even when it's fresh.

Are Mexicans in the pogrom?

Nothing like the smell of boiling cabbage. And cruibeens in milk... :|

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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:32 pm 
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Eschatologist wrote:
GameBlame wrote:
When it's fresh it makes you hungry, other times It just smells like.....poo.

OK, but Mexican food smells like sick even when it's fresh.

Are Mexicans in the pogrom?



You'll be happy to know I rented a place out to an Indian today.


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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:58 pm 
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mr_anderson wrote:
You'll be happy to know I rented a place out to an Indian today.

I found his LinkedIn profile picture:

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 Post subject: Re: For sale: Britain's biggest buy-to-let empire
PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:01 pm 
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Barney Gumble wrote:
mr_anderson wrote:
You'll be happy to know I rented a place out to an Indian today.

I found his LinkedIn profile picture:

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