Because I didnot date it.As Iwas not sure if I was going ahead with them. I was orally told that it was not "going to put into effect" But a date was set for me to confirm and pay.
Date apart, did you go ahead with them?
Did they do anything?
I need full background please.
The instructions were that I will let them know by that date if I was going ahead and in that case I will pay the registartion fee. They were not supposed to market it and I don't know if they have . All they have done is wrote back with a summary of the sales particulars for perusal and approval which was not given.
Do you have that in writing? Dont go ahead until I tell you/send you the cheque?
What was the cheque for?
No that bit was oral. As you see in the contract ,written by hand is the fee and the date. The cheque is for a "retainer". and the signature is there but not dated.
How long ago was this?
22nd jan 2013 and I said I will let them have the cheque if i was going ahead in a month.
can I attach a document for you to look at?
By all means attach.
PS. Whats yr surname? It looks remarkably like mine!
My name is Saty.
I tried attaching it. I will try again.
Hi. It came through the 1st time.
The name on the doc looks like Mauher. No worries. Just curious
This is one of those cases where, if they pushed it, I would tell them toissue proceedings and don't mess around troubling me any more because I willdefend them and let the judge decide.
Had there been a protracted period between when you let them have the agreementand now and they had done work, then (apart from the fact that you told themnot to go ahead until they got the cheque) I think they would be entitled to bepaid. Regardless of the date not being on the agreement. The date to providecertainty. At the moment it is uncertain and therefore it would be for thecourt to decide.
However, not sending them a cheque and not giving them instructions to proceedis consistent with you not having made your mind up.
If their normal procedure which they told you is that they will not doanything until they have the retainer fee (quite normal for business transfer)then I don't think you owe them anything.
Can I help further?
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I will have to make a call on taking my chances, This firm turns out to have had bad reviews and known for their cowboy status
I wouldnt be paying up easily either!
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What if it goes to court and goes agaist me. They are asking for £1500 Plus VAT if I dont challenge.
If it goes to court and you lose but pay the judgement within 28 days(or the period in any court order) you dont get any CCJ registered against you.
You will have to pay the claim plus court costs (not solicitors costs, they are not payable win or lose)