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I have a self employed contract signed by both parties which

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i have a self employed contract signed by both parties which states three months notice is to be given by either party - i have given my notice and now been told that i have no rights as such and so can go today! Can they do this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Employment Law
Expert:  Jenny McKenzie replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I am happy to help you today. How long have you worked there for?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have worked for the company since June 2011 under an employed contract but this changed to a self employed contract on 1 August 2015 the contract States 3 months notice is to be given by either party and was signed by myself and the managing director.
Expert:  Jenny McKenzie replied 1 year ago.

Why was the contract changed to a self employed one?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Becuase it was decided between us that it was better for all financial planners to be self employed..I was the last one to agree to this
Expert:  Jenny McKenzie replied 1 year ago.

Was that at your request or the company's request?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was a mutual agreement
Expert:  Jenny McKenzie replied 1 year ago.

Ok either way they are in breach of contract if they do not pay you 3 months in accordance with the contract.

You should contact ACAS and start early conciliation with them and then, if they do not pay, you can raise a claim in the Employment Tribunal.

You will find details of ACAS at www.acas.org.uk

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