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I am no longer receiving SSP payments from my employer,I

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I am no longer receiving SSP payments from my employer,I have received zero pay, am I still employed by that employer? Even though they pay me zero?
JA: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: No only just received my pay roll advice
JA: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: Employee,I had an accident at work in January 2019 been off work since then
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I am in the process of seeing them which will include loss of earnings

Hello, I’m Ben, a UK lawyer and will be dealing with your case today. I may also need to ask some questions to determine the legal position.

How long have you worked for this employer, all in all?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Four years

Thank you. I will get back to you with my answer as soon as I can, which will be at some point today. The system will notify you when this happens. Please do not reply in the meantime as this may unnecessarily delay my response. Many thanks.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
No

Many thanks for your patience. Just because you are not getting paid by them does not mean your employment has been terminated. You are still officially employed by them until either they or you have taken formal steps to terminate your employment. That does not happen automatically when your pay stops. Someone could be employed for years without receiving a single penny from their employer, simply because they are off sick and have exhausted their rights to any sick pay. So do not assume your employment has terminated as that is unlikely.

 

Does this answer your query?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Ye

All the best

 

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