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They had a quote,and as of yet they have paid nothing towards the labour or materials for the patio work. Materials owed is around £1000, I did say I was willing to waive the labour as they were so unsatisfied, the job is incomplete as they just dismissed me on the day. They wanted me gone as they had cleared all my tools from their shed. I made the offer to rectify and they chose to ignore it. :)
My offer was made verbally on the phone, I also have a copy of my offer which was txted to the client on file also and again offer was mentioned at the meeting, they never discussed it or even responded to my txt regarding it on the day the offer was made. I would not normally use a txt in this way but the client had been txting me all morning and so I sent a really well mannered genuine offer to rectify at my own cost to put them at ease. As stated they have paid me nothing so far for the patio work for labour or materials. And they provided me with no letter, txt or email stating notice of terminating contract. They said they have no faith or confidence in me at all, bearing in mind they have been over the moon with the fence and raised garden I installed for which they paid. I feel I can not now go back after them saying they have no confidence. I now do not trust them as a client Aj...
Just to confirm I had sent a letter via email confirming I had offered to put it right, but this of course was after the termination, but in theory yes I did send it it writing then, no specifics, but saying I would put it right at my own expense.
I had no response from them at all regarding my offer, my initial offer was made whilst still in contract via txt no response to it, turned up to the meeting reminded them of my offer again they did not enter talks about it, he said they had no faith in me and said they are terminating the contract. I simply reminded them in my email I had offered to put it right and felt unjust being dismissed not being given the chance to do so, or offered the chance to do so or them even mentioning my offer. Now they want to consider my offer, for me it has passed that stage as I can no longer work for them after they saying they have no faith. They have paid nothing so far for the work they are unhappy with. :)
They have not been invoiced for the work they are not happy with as of yet. I was dismissed and they terminated the contract before I had chance to finish the job let alone put it right.
Have you given this any thought
Thanks for this info
I am not willing to return to work for them at all. What are my implications if I just walk away bearing in mind they terminated the contract with no prior notice or in writing, are they in breach? Can I walk away now? Can I claim for materials with no further implications to myself. Basically and to be quite honest I would need to know if I can simply write to them stating I am not happy to work any further considering the lack of faith they have in me, and case closed, I am prepared to walk away letting them keep the materials even if they want them or not, its not been paid for by them at all none of it. Am I free to walk away as it stands.?
Thank you AJ
Are you saying they are in breach of contract up to this point?
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I can try and claim for the materials can I then walk away if they do pay for them end of. My offer to put right was made while we were all still in contract, with them lets say ignoring this to a point, am I now not obliged to do this considering the comments that they have no faith in me anymore.
I really want the easiest and best solution, they are not great people to work for and have caused me aggro no end from the start. They have took advantage of my good nature. Do I have to go back and put right with them now terminating the contract as my offer was made while still in contract. I really just want them off my back the best and easiest way.