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Thread poster: padraicdeb

padraicdeb
Ireland
English to Irish
Jul 15

Any suggestion about what I can do with a company which has not paid me and refuses to answer any e-mails?
Padraic


 

Paulinho Fonseca  Identity Verified
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Have they got BB? Jul 15

You can report their paying style on BB or contact Debt collectors, if you think it's worth it.

Good luck.


Yolanda Broad
Sheila Wilson
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Teresa Borges
Marco Belcastro Bara
 

John Fossey  Identity Verified
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It depends Jul 16

padraicdeb wrote:

Any suggestion about what I can do with a company which has not paid me and refuses to answer any e-mails?
Padraic


What do you know about the company? Do they pay anyone else? Do they have any money? What country are they in? Are they a legitimate client and not a scam?


Sheila Wilson
Teresa Borges
ahartje
Marco Belcastro Bara
 

Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
Spain
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There are many things, but which suit? Jul 16

John Fossey wrote:

padraicdeb wrote:

Any suggestion about what I can do with a company which has not paid me and refuses to answer any e-mails?
Padraic


What do you know about the company? Do they pay anyone else? Do they have any money? What country are they in? Are they a legitimate client and not a scam?

I can only repeat the above and add:
- How/when have you tried to contact them?
- How much (very roughly - e.g. nn, nnn, nnnn euros) is the debt?
- Have you been paid by them before?
- When did you send the invoice?
- What were the T&C?
- Did they acknowledge receipt of your work?
- Are they still in business, or have they filed for bankruptcy?


Teresa Borges
Vera Schoen
ahartje
 

padraicdeb
Ireland
English to Irish
TOPIC STARTER
Unpaid invoice Jul 16

Thank you all for your replies.
Is one open to litigation if the name of the company is mentioned?
It is based in London and is currently in business.
It's a small debt, but it's the principle that is at stake.
Perhaps I need to read the terms and conditions.
But surely a reply to my e-mails is a basic right?
Padraic


 

James Heppe-Smith  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 07:03
Member (2010)
German to English

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BB Jul 16

Padraic,

Please do not name the company here - the Blue Board is the place for such things.

I wish you luck in getting your invoice sorted out.

James


 

Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 06:03
Member (2007)
English
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Ireland / London = EPO Jul 16

padraicdeb wrote:

Thank you all for your replies.
Is one open to litigation if the name of the company is mentioned?
It is based in London and is currently in business.
It's a small debt, but it's the principle that is at stake.
Perhaps I need to read the terms and conditions.
But surely a reply to my e-mails is a basic right?
Padraic

Payment is a basic right too, but sometimes we have to fight for our rights. Between those two countries all you need do is prepare a European Payment Order. I prepared one once and saved it as a PDF. I sent it to my client, mentioning my planned date for submitting it to the court. He paid immediately.

But you have to send a final demand by registered post first and get the proof of delivery/rejection as that constitutes proof that the client knew about the debt and didn't pay.


Marco Belcastro Bara
 

padraicdeb
Ireland
English to Irish
TOPIC STARTER
European Payment Order Sep 12

I have seen a pdf of the application form for this order. I have a question, how does one choose a court? The name of the court has to be entered on the form.
Thanks
Padraic


 


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