We have paid approximately £1100 in materials and £900 in labour costs so far. The cost to redo the decking to the point where it was left will be around £1000.
If you mean the one we let go - he is claiming that we owe him money for labour but he owes us money for materials. If you mean the one we are working with currently then no - we pay him on a day rate.
He is asking us for £545. We have not received approximately £1000 of materials in the original quote that we have already paid for and have spent as above in putting right his work and replacing materials he damaged.
We want to know that he has no basis to ask for more money and if we are entitled to any money back from him
We want to know that he has no basis to ask for more money and also if we are entitled to a refund from him,