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Ash, Solicitor
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I own a small business and another business that I worked with

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I own a small business and another business that I worked with previously have sent me an invoice on the 21st dec 2014 for a gift they gave me in 2013
However in 2013 they gave me their services for nothing as one of the clients they they set me up with went into administration and I lost thousands of pounds and because of this they informed me that their services were a gift of goodwill and ,they confirmed this gift in writing/email in 2013 .
After the above initial invoice they apparently sent approx 3 more Unfortunately I did not see as between the festive period and the end of January I am snowed under with my online shop and from the 16th dec only orders appear in my inbox everything else was sent to spam for me to deal with after the festive period and my year end tax completion at the end of jan . I am the first to admit that I should of replied immediately however I was shocked to investigate the invoice after that time period
Today I received an email informing me of their intention to contact a lawyer however the have also sent a copy of this email to an uninvolved third party who also happens to be my husband's employer this is causing me great distress and is in danger of ruining my work/business reputation as well as my husbands . is this legal?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 3 years ago.
Alex Watts :

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

How much is the invoice for please?

JACUSTOMER-tg6abxdy- : £500
Alex Watts :

Just to be clear the Company that sent you the invoice went into administration?

JACUSTOMER-tg6abxdy- : No the company that sent the invoice was responsible
JACUSTOMER-tg6abxdy- : Sorry in the company that sent me the invoice was responsible for setting me up with one of their clients (HMV) which went into administration as a result I list my product and my profit hence their offer not to charge for the services
Alex Watts : What is it you want to achieve ?