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Thank you for the question. If you are self employed then you do not require a pay slip you should simply provide them with an invoice for the work you have done. However if they are requiring that you have a slip but are unable to furnish you with one, they cannot legally simply not pay you. Obviously the first thing to do is to attempt to get the slip so that you can receive your money due to you. However if you exhaust everything and they are refusing to pay you then you could (if self employed) raise a small claims action against them for the sums due to you.
You can complete the forms for a small claims action easily online. You will have to highlight what the issues are and tell them how much you are claiming for, to be honest the first are straight forward and self-explanatory. If you feel you can do this yourself then you don’t really need to hire a solicitor but I will provide details for you in case you feel you want to. You will then receive a response to the claim and a court date. On the day (unless they offer a settlement) you will appear at the local court and basically provide your evidence and give you claim to the judge and they will response. The judge will assess the merits of the claim and defence and make a judgement this should be relatively easy for you to prove so the respondent may well offer a settlement in the meantime.
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