The owner has paid me there is now financial connection to the contractor, Adam.
The "written contract" was a letter stating my day rate, and the fact that they, the owner, was supplying all the materials unless they couldn't find, or their merchant didn't have the parts required.
Would it help if you had a copy of the letter?
Sorry, everytime I start the phone rings.
On the letter there is no mention of duration or notice. The job came via adam and it was expected to continue until completion.
The letter does state that the customer asked for a "ballpark" figure regarding supply and fit but given that option and a day rate he chose to have me work for the day rate.
its in "word" is that ok?
Mr Tristan Hugh Jones. at he time of the letter I didn't have his postal address I'd spoken to him a couple of times, but the work was via adam who had been on the job for 4 months. my invoice for my works was to his address which is, and has been paid in full.
Mr. T H Jones:
Address: The Thatched Cottage, Penberth, St. Buryan, Cornwall.
Post code: TR19 6HJ
The job address is: 1 Carn Topna, Mousehole, Penzance TR19 6QE
I have currently fitted everything that was delivered prior to my invoice. At the invoice dated the owners were going away and were either obtaining equipment, ordering equipment via the internet or through local suppliers etc. for the job to re commence after their return.
I did tell the owner that I would be back monday the 4th, but forgot the bank holiday, then forgot I had physio booked for my shoulder (5th) and that I was booked for a course on the 6th. phoned Mr T jones and suggested that the earliest I could return was monday 11th (today) however since I spoke to Mr *****, ***** dropped the bombshell he was leaving the 15year realtionship with my daughter.
While he is not there all the time he is into the job and is to be expected to be there. Coupled with that it's him thats supplying the underfloor system, hot water cylinder and the electric boiler.
Only the letter I have sent you.
Do you want a copy of my invoice & time sheet for the job too?
If your ultimate advice is to continue the so be it I dont have a problem with it its just I would prefer not to be in close proximity to Adam, however because of breakup of his and my daughter's relationship I have a feeling he want to keep me at arms length, hence if he makes contact its via text.
Adam is paid by Mr Jones as am I paid by Mr Jones too, Adam has been on that job since sometime last year.
Adam got me involved beacuse of my work experience, that I was available, and that I was "family", (the easy option).
The problem lies in that I would prefer not to be involved in the job where Adam is. Selfishly its down to the way he's been with my daugther.
The fact that the customer's indecision affects the running of the installation, it is a minor irritation, one I can live with, which is why I gave Mr Jones a higher day rate for him to supply the equipment, it's in Mr Jones's best interest to get me off the job as quick as possible.
Other than the fact that the job isn't complete because at the time there was no further work to carry out. Mr Jones could contract a different person to continue.
Adam "found" a plumber, it just so happened it was me, (family), but it could have been anyone, he know how I work and what my job availability was, then introduced me to Mr Jones.
"In his interest" just means Mr Jones should want me off the job as quick a he can, not have me hanging around waiting for something (equipment etc) to turn up.
The lesser day rate allows for me to supply equipment add a markup and take the problems on regarding material failures etc.