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One of our sub-contractors dtop working with us few months

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One of our sub-contractors dtop working with us few months ago requested for over payment from the company over the small climes court.
That time we offer to her increasing her payment in case she continue work with the company but she didn`t .The amount that needs to be paid to her is less then £500 and is calculating according her reports for working hours
Also the same person attempted abuse with the customers of our company,which is not according the agreement that she has with us.Trying insert other people to the customers houses with out of request.
We need advice with this issue please.
Thank you in advance!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you,.

What is it you would like to know about this today please?
Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Need to know how I can go a head with this issue.Need to take rec ponce to the court up to 20 June
The amount that we`v requested from her is £550 because of her action acording her agreement
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

So you are suing this person for £550? What is the basis of the court action, breach of contract?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
she breach the contract and in the same time requested for over payment
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Ok - I still dont quite understand what you need to know from me?
Would be easier for us to talk? If so, I can call you if you accept the additional service.

Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
we`v already paid £58, for what is this payment?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

The one fee is for online chat, if you want a telephone call, that is an additional service.

I need to understand what your claim is about.

Do you have evidence of your claim?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
we`v got an email from our customers which shows that she trying insert other persons to their addresses for work
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This persons are not our contractors or etc.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Ok - what is it you want to ask me about this?

Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

That is what I need to understand.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what we need to do in this situation,
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Ok - you are taking this to Court, is that right?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
we got a email from our customers about her action
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this emails shows that she breach the agreement that has with us
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Ok - thats good. You need to file evidence at Court showing the emails.

So you submit a witness statement to Court and to the other side 14 days beforehand showing your evidence and emails.

Can I clarify anything for you?
Alex

Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

A witness statement template can be found here:

https://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/civil/standard-directions/general/witness-statements

Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We already received a form Small Climes Court ,because she complane for the payment too
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

OK - is she defending the claim?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
she did
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Ok - then you take the steps above as put a witness statement.

But you only need to do this once you get a notice of hearing and then 14 days beforehand

Can I clarify anything else? Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
you mean ,
we need to get response to the court now with out sending the witness statement at this moment
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Correct. You will get a notice of hearing from the Court.

Then you file statements 14 days before the trial date with evidence.

Does that clarify? Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just we need to inform them about having the witness
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Not in advance, but they will see the witness statement from your witness beforehand.

Its all about seeing all the evidence from both sides before you go to Court.

Does that help? Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the notice that we`v received is Notice of Proposed Allocation to the Small Claims Court
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
there is a form that we need to fill it
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

No, when you send the Directions Document back, that will allocate it to a small claim.

Then after this you will get ANOTHER notice giving a trial date and this is when you need to file statements 14 days.

But not yet.

Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this document says that we must complete the Small Claims Directions Questionnaire (N180) BY 20 June
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
is it possible to do the extra payment and to talk over the phone please?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
think there is a miss understanding between
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Yes of course, you can accept the additional service.

Alex

Ash and other Law Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Do you have a number we can chat on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I told you will call me
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Calling now. Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have one question more
please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

What is your question please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the letter says
as you will be responding as the defendant to the counterclaim , please read and complete the response forms listing yourself as the defendant.This does not apply to the Directions Questionnaire , where you should still listed yourself as the claimlant
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what does mean?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if possible to call me please?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Sure.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Good morning Alex,
shut I have to pay to her, the correct amount now on this stage, with out of any invoices from her side or to wait?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Wait. Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello Alex
In the Emploument Tribunal everything is closed because she didn't pay her fee to them
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Now she complane to Country Court
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am looking for representative behalf of the company
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can you tell me how much will cost this with you please?
Thank you in advance!