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Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
For now please let me know why the agent did not pay you ?
Not sure. They were paying from the beginning the just stopped. I understand the company had some financial difficulties which was documented in 'The Stage newspaper
Ok - so you didnt get paid from the agent but they want their money? (In short)
Didn't get paid for 5 weeks then eventually did get paid after around 8 weeks.
Ok - but direct though right?
I guess i need to know if the commission should be paid as i feel they broke the contract?
I think you should only pay contract on the weeks you were paid by the agent.
I dont think you should pay for commission which you were paid direct.
You were not paid when ought to have been, so why should you pay that commission
so do you mean in the late payment ??
The agent fundamentally broke the contract, therefore you do not need to pay for the weeks you were paid direct
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
The weeks you were paid direct - no fee is due
The weeks paid by the agent - fee is payable on that
Ok so do i just tell them this via email as they have sent invoices for the commission ? Payment date is tomorrow
Yes do this via email.
I can't see how they can claim permission for the non agent weeks
As you had to go direct as they didnt pay you! Cheeky really
I know. I went direct as i thought they might not ever pay me. Now they want commission for doing nothing!!!
Indeed. You can say it was a fundamental breach and not due
Does that help?
If they send another invoice or debt collectors letter do we need a solicitor??
Thanks for your help
No, it would only be a small claim and you won't need a Solicitor
Thanks again we will reply now
Great. Can I clarify anything else for you?
could you just read this over
I spoke to you on the 5th March with regards ***** ***** x agent who is chasing me for commission they think I owe to them from when I worked on a cruise ship. Not sure if you can see everything I said in previous messages on here.
I sent them an email which I copied to you but they are now threatening to take me to a small claims court and have issued a letter from 'Debtguard' which I have received via email.
Just wanted a bit more advise on what to do at this stage?