New answers tagged

4 votes
Accepted

How to conserve digital proof?

Take screenshots, film a video of you taking the screenshots and saying what you are doing and when. For utmost reliability have witnesses standing by.
user avatar
  • 20.4k
2 votes

Landscaping contractor not removing bin from driveway

A contract exists between you and the landscape-contractor, and you have no contract with the bin-rental company. You are responsible for paying the landscaper, and he is responsible for doing the ...
user avatar
  • 165k
0 votes

Getting paid by mistake after leaving a company?

Short answer, correspondence. Quietly. Termination payments have components. Possibly this is an unjust enrichment. But it is highly likely that they have breached one or more duties of care along the ...
user avatar
  • 189
1 vote

Getting paid by mistake after leaving a company?

You first need to know if the company is trustworthy. Paying money, claiming a mistake, and asking for money back is a very common scam. The money could go straight into the pocket of someone in ...
user avatar
  • 26.1k
29 votes
Accepted

Getting paid by mistake after leaving a company?

What would happen if this money was not returned? The former employee would, based on the given circumstances, be guilty of theft contrary to section 1 of the Theft Act 1968: (1) A person is guilty ...
user avatar
  • 23k
5 votes

Getting paid by mistake after leaving a company?

Generally the company is entitled to try to recover money they paid in error. In terms of civil law the company may sue the person on the basis of 'the doctrine of mistake'. They can apply to county ...
user avatar
  • 7,165
14 votes

Getting paid by mistake after leaving a company?

That’s up to the company They might decide it’s not worth the hassle and write it off. Alternatively, they might sue for recovery. They will almost certainly win that suit.
user avatar
  • 157k
1 vote

In civil claims is there any requirment for the claimant to prove ownership of assets in question?

In civil cases the burden of proof is generally on the claimant to prove that their claim is true "on the balance of probabilities" (i.e. more likely to be true than not) There's a ...
user avatar
  • 3,207

Top 50 recent answers are included