Courier company not paying up!

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MoNaf

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Hi I worked for a courier company he owes me for a whole months pay from July he is not paying up What are my options? Please advise

Nottingham & Derby Couriers

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Is it an mtvan member?

Nottingham & Derby Couriers

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2nd question what amount are you owed? I'm not being nosey and you don't have to be exact but if you give me a rough figure i can give you the options.

MoNaf

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Original Poster

Yes, it is an mtvan member. Around over 2K.

MoNaf

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Sorry I can't name the company but can I call u to for advice?

Gas Motorcycle Couriers

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Hi Mo.. It all depends on what you both agreed regarding payment terms. If you have specified 30 on your invoice the vendors still within his rights to hang on until last minute to pay it, but if you didnt agree then your down to his terms, which could be anything, and we are still in early Sept. So late Junes and maybe early Julys will probably be paid if your on 30.. Just a thought.

AJM sameday Couriers

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Gone are the days when I would give somebody that amount of credit, unless I knew them well and where close to where I'm based, this is getting out of hand, why do people let people of here or any other site run up a huge bill without meeting them or knowing for sure where they live, my old man once said to me never trust anybody harsh but there is a lot of truth in it, to finish off with most people are good guys paying on time.

Been said lot's of time check them out before you do any work for them.

Nottingham & Derby Couriers

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Yes you can call if you want to, It would be confidential of course.

Scott Reid

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Gas Motorcycle Couriers said:


Hi Mo.. It all depends on what you both agreed regarding payment terms. If you have specified 30 on your invoice the vendors still within his rights to hang on until last minute to pay it, but if you didnt agree then your down to his terms, which could be anything, and we are still in early Sept. So late Junes and maybe early Julys will probably be paid if your on 30.. Just a thought.

Hi Gary, if there was some specific arrangement discussed between both parties then that would be the case. If there were no such discussions then it is the terms of the service provider which prevail.

If the guy did 2K worth of work during July (up to and including the last day of), and invoiced the company on or before the last day, then he should quite rightly have expected the invoice to be paid by the 31st of August.

At this point he is within his rights to issue a late payment notice which in this case would attract the higher penalty payment (can't remember what the amount of the higher penalty legally allowed is) plus 8% interest on top of the the 0.5% base rate ie: 8.5% daily.

Scott Reid

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It's all here,

Pay On Time

MoNaf

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Thanks but I worked for him and didn't sign any contract I have some proof of the jobs in email and txt

Scott Reid

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Have you kept a copy of the "proof of delivery" documents that had to be signed by the people to whom you delivered to?

Scott Reid

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How did you get work from this company during the whole of July when you didn't join mtvan until the 27th of July?

Scott Reid

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The late payment of commercial debts regulations 2013 have now been implemented.

Changes to the legislation were tabled at European level which needed to be adopted by England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Consultation ensued and now the existing legislation has been amended. The Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013 was introduced on the 16th march 2013 Summary of the amendments and new measures introduced on the 16th March 2013

Business to business payment terms

If no payment terms are agreed , the default period remains at 30 days. However payment terms must not exceed 60 days unless both parties agree and the extension is not grossly unfair. Public Sector payment terms

Payment must be made within 30 calendar days of receiving an invoice. Compensation for recovery

The 3 tiered level of compensation remains at £40.00 under £1000.00, £70.00 under 10,000 and £100.00 over £10,000 Further recovery costs

If the compensation fees do not cover the cost of your claim, it is now possible to claim 'reasonable' additional costs. For example, if you use the services of a debt recovery agency, you can now add that to your claim. Verification period

Where required, a procedure or verification period of goods or services must not exceed 30 days unless agreed and not grossly unfair to the creditor.

The only draw back is that if you are not officially registered as self employed, then you are not running a business and as such none of the above apply to you.

MoNaf

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Thanks

I worked only for him I joined mtvan after knowing he was a mtvan member to check his company and see what's his company doing

I have most of the proof of jobs I did

AJM sameday Couriers

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Have you spoken to him regarding this matter?

MoNaf

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I have over 3 weeks ago but he is blaming me for losing the jobs from [Admin Edit: Please don't name names] cos I rejected the job and he is saying all his payments been stopped too Also he has been sent a bill of 2,500

Gas Motorcycle Couriers

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Scott, I was generalising and not being specific as we werent given accurate dates, I do agree with what youve said and obviously your link, but in this case we havent had the full storie and of course its only one sided. Its best that both parties invite a trusted knowlegable 3rd party to listen to the facts and here it from both sides so its not one side, but thats my opinion.

RAPID LIGHT TRANSPORT LTD.

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Gas Motorcycle Couriers said:


Scott, I was generalising and not being specific as we werent given accurate dates, I do agree with what youve said and obviously your link, but in this case we havent had the full storie and of course its only one sided. Its best that both parties invite a trusted knowlegable 3rd party to listen to the facts and here it from both sides so its not one side, but thats my opinion.

Quite right Gary There is always 2 sides, hence why 'naming & shaming' is dangerous

MoNaf

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I am very happy to meet with him with a third party He is not answering my call or even replying to my messages

MoNaf

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He is claiming that the payments have been stopped but I have checked with companies who I did work for and payments been made in to his account

Gas Motorcycle Couriers

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MoNaf said:


He is claiming that the payments have been stopped but I have checked with companies who I did work for and payments been made in to his account

Granted any genuine company / sole trader / person woth there weight in gold would have paid you whats owed, but theres 2 sides to a coin and has to be a reason on why they/he/she hasnt paid, whether deliberate, finacially or otherwise.

I would suggest you arrange to call and have a chat with N+D and take it from their, hopefully you will be pointed in the right direction.

I hope this helps.

MoNaf

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Thanks

By the way, who is N+D?

PW Courier Services

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Second reply down from your first post

JH Logistics

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MoNaf said:


Thanks

By the way, who is N+D?

Nottingham And Derby Couriers!

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