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How long did you work for this employer for and did you work any required notice period?
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Many thanks for your patience. Whilst not strictly legal it may be something that will be difficult to challenge unfortunately. Usually you need to check your contract to see when you will get paid but if you don’t have one then it would be the usual ay cycle that you have been paid under so far. So if that is weekly or monthly that is what you can expect. If you have left and they have not paid you in the usual cycle then you can indeed argue that it is a breach by them. The problem is that if they refuse to pay you when it is due, the only way to challenge this is to make a claim in the employment tribunal for unpaid wages. This will take months to get through the system and by them you would have likely been paid. So whilst you do have protection it is not ideal because it does not provide a quick fix and it is really there in the event you are not paid at all. So if the employer wants to delay the payment by 3 weeks, whilst unfair, they can do this and you do not have anything that can be done in such a short space of time to resolve this.
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