Thank you. I am of the opinion that they are not allowed to do this. It is either
unlawful deduction from wages or breach of trust.
They deduct the money from wages as a result of a court order (and that is
quite legal). The money is then held on trust for the benefit of the recipient
who is the child's parent.
What they are actually done is taking the money from wages and kept it!
They have not deducted it in accordance with the court order and passed it to
the child's parent.
This is a matter that will either have to go to Small Claims Court to sue
the liquidators for the money or, refer it to HMRC as unlawful deduction from
There is no easy way of beating the liquidators into submission although a
solicitor's letter, strongly worded, might wake them up to the fact that they
should not be doing this.
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