The work which I was doing was specified ( it was a tariff for specific work) in a contract between Client and Firm which have given me to do this work and it was on the basis that I will be paid for this work. But Clients never signed such contract except few . I have an email which I send to the director of this firm telling them my work is not paid.I was told to continue and wait as they started to claim at that time that Companies have not paid. I am afraid I was carrying on working waiting that the payments to me would come. My invoices were ignored for many years and now I have decided to let them know if they will not pay I will take a legal action. They have ignored so I have start via Small Claim court to claim only few invoices going back 2010 , They have not filed defence yet but indicated that they will defend my claim.
Yes we dit and I have been drafting contract with the clients ( some of them signed for it - Clients were paying monthly fees for services and Statutory accounts, VAT verification, Annual Returns and Corporation tax were part of these fees . Such fees are well known in the accountancy firms and can be taken as an average from other establishments.
The argument is why I have waited for so long to get my money from this firm. I have waited because I was cooperative and Clients I have served were in majority Clients I have brought to this company for the services. I did not want them to know that there are internal problems with paying me.
All my invoices are less than 6 years. I know that company has no money to pay me as She has been paying herself and her daughter quite big salaries not leave any money in the pot to pay others. This is a limited by guarantee company and I think that my claim will mean dis-solvency procedures. It looks that I may be not able to be paid.