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    • if you wish to put up everything like    your defence claimants WS defendants WS   then im sure those here now and future victims will find it of value   if you read upload carefully you'll see its best to upload each as a separate multipage PDF but ofcourse you'll have to redact each page as a jpg picture 1st before merging each to the relevant multipage pdf .   dx  
    • Thanks I’m happy to put something back ! I didn’t have the courage of my convictions to counter claim even though I was really quite proud of the thoroughness of my court bundle ! i really wanted the opportunity to get into the detail with the judge and felt quite cheated when it ended, but of course I realised that they had just moved on to their next victim  will watch this space 👍  
    • I have created your own topic for this as its import to have it own one but placed a link on the thread you posted on.   you should never counterclaim that exposes you to further cost and rarely succeeds esp if they disc' the claim always best to state in a sep letter you will be seeking costs esp loss of days wages at £90 which most judges allow.   as for an sar, its p'haps always better to issue a cpr 31:14 too or in replacement of, an sar.   well done on your important win
    • My wife has directed me to post on this thread as I have just successfully won against these charlatans   My hearing date was all set at my local court for 31st October 2019 all defence papers were filed and served and frankly I was really looking forward to it! This morning I received a letter from BW legal stating in a one line response that I was to take this letter as a notice of discontinuance whereby the claimant KBT (armtrac) discontinues all of the claim. I am beyond disappointed that I didn’t get my chance to see these idiots across a desk! And that’s it I don’t appear to be able to take this further? I now realise I should of had the courage of my convictions and faith in the advice of others to issue a counterclaim! What I have now in my possession is a file of information which would be Gold-dust to the next person in my position! I feel like I would be able to get some sort of closure if I could pass some of this wisdom on but there are many posters here already and every case is different in its own way The key points in my defence were as follows and useful to anyone ‘caught’ at Sandy Acres. Keep the original parking ticket you purchased and send a copy to KBT with a covering letter ASAP do not identify the driver at any stage of the process!!!!  The blue sign uses the word penalty which is contrary to the IPC codes of practice  The red and white sign has a café open sign in front of it  which obscures it from the drivers view both available to download via Google maps Check the date you receive NTK mine was 71 days Do an SAR and you will get back the pictures of the alleged offence in my case they were of such poor quality you could not tell which way up the ticket was in the photo and in no image they held was there a picture showing the ticket and the vehicle numberplate. They offered no other evidence. Pretty soon you will see the money is being sought escalate until they no longer match the figure on the NTK even if it is sent within 56 days When you see a breakdown of costs for the money being sought it will ultimately include legal costs, typically £60 that the solicitor knows cannot be recovered in Small Claims Court. Personally I am now considering reporting BW legal to the law society or solicitors ombudsman for being party to a process which is fundamentally dishonest, an abuse of process, and a complete waste of court resources?   i am happy to help anyone who needs assistance but rest assured that their case against you relies on you caving in and paying, they have no plan B but will try and make you doubt your ability to defend yourself.   Dont worry about small claims Court, it isn’t crown court, just an office with 3 desks and certainly less stressful than a job interview or meeting with the bank and less at stake.   I got to one week from my court date and they gave up!
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I received a disciplinary invite letter, the letter was not dated and no venue stated just the time and date.

i phoned the manager to change date as I needed advice and was told they would contact me with another date.

i was off work at the time due to close family bereavement.

i then received a text message telling me my contract has been terminated, and a letter had been sent, which I have not received.

i have worked for the company for over 4 years.

 

The question I am asking is what do you think my best course of action should be.

Can I send a grievance letter or would the manager ignore it as I no longer employed.

 

i have received nothing in writing and no right of appeal.

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Can you give more info please. What company, how long were you employed for. What was the reason for disciplinary.

 

You certainly have a right to appeal, and a right to know what you were terminated for. Were you suspended before this, any meetings to do with the issue?


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Renegade, we don't name employers on the forum, people need to keep things confidential.

 

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Are you on a zero hours contract?


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Sorry HB. SHould have said type of company


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Thanks for replies. I was employed for over 4 years and disciplinary invite was for unauthorised absence,due to close bereavement.

I would rather not state where I was employed.

The message came last week and I am not sure how to proceed

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Is this your first time having an unauthorised absence? Or has it happened a few times before? Did you inform them you needed time off? Are you in a union? Has anything else been said about this before?


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Yes. My manager knew why I was off work.

Would this be classed as unfair due to no reason given and no right of appeal p. what is the next step. I am not in a union

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can you answer my other questions as well please.

 

Also, by close, which relative was it. Was it an immediate relative, or a cousin/uncle/grandparent etc. When you informed your manager, what did they say? You certainly have a right to appeal.


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How long were you off work.

Was it paid compassionate leave or not?

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this all seems to be a bit of a red herring as far as your problem goes so more importantly, what exactly ahve to received and when. To dismiss you certain steps must be taken over a certain time, each step will depend on why they wish to dismiss and how long you have been employed.

 

At the moment you have been unlawfully dismissed. Thi isnt the same as unfair dismissal, it is about procedure rather than cause. That menas they will be forced to apy you the monies you would be due if they ahd done things properly plus a small amout for the naughtiness so about 6 weeks pay overall.

 

Speak to ACAS about this, they will be able to point you to the relevant guidelines and law and may well act as an intermediary and speal to your employer about thsi, even if to just make sure you get paid for the sloppy and wrong notice.

 

Now unfair dismissal is dealt with via an employment tribunal and both parties have to take certain actions or they will be in bother there. ACAS can advise on this as well and will probaby start by getting you to appeal the dismissal. You have a limited tiem to take all of the steps so get on to them right away and start writing a draft appeal letter stating why you shouldnt be dismissed and part of that will be the procedure and part the reason, which is unknown to us and from what you say, you as well.

 

This will put them in an awkward position as they may be forced to re-employ you so careful how you phrase things and dont write in such a manne that only one outcome is acceptable.

 

They appear to ahve got even the disciplinary meeting arrangement wrong so you have a strong position to get soemthing positive from this

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This sounds like a matter which you require to proceed via ACAS. It may also assist you if you could engage the services of an Employment Lawyer in the first instance. Do you have house insurance?

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