Hello my name is ***** ***** I am happy to help you today. Does your contract state that a deduction of this nature may be made?
i signed a declaration for the refund of training fees for the DEA course and thus i apparently agreed to" the company deducting all or part of the course fees from any final monies owed to you in the event of the termination of your emplyment"...i just thought they would not be allowed to leave me with nothing to live on "living wage" ?
Does the cost of they are trying to deduct reflect the actual cost of the course?
It is the same as what I was told in writing it would be when i started...ie £995 + vat inc city and guilds fee
Hi I take your point about the 'living wage' but there is no legal right to this. If your contract states that this can be deducted if you are terminated then, sadly, the employer is entitled to do so if this reflects the real cost of of the course (you can ask for evidence of this).
they are also telling me I will not be paid for commission sales made in September....this would of course help pay for this expense...i am guessing I am devoid of any rights while still on probation...it seems that way. The dismissal was way over top but the company is losing money badly and realises its mistake in employing so many people in May
i can ask for evidence of 'real cost' of the course? In what way?
The position on commission depends entirely on what your contract says.
i belive it might be 'discetionary'....these people cover all the angles it seems
You can ask them to show details from the course provider.
ok great...i will try this. I have the HR manager email address..is it better to email or to put old fashioned pen to paper?
Makes no difference at all.
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Ok..so please advise best phrase to use....i will then copy and paste your words into my email
I note that I need to repay the cost of the training course through a deduction from final salary. I have been advised to check that the amount deducted reflects the actual cost of the course. Please can you provide evidence of this.
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