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can they take all my last wages?

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Lonecatwithkitten Mon 18-Feb-13 15:03:11

Hmm flowery I suspect the OP discovered yes they did have a training agreement in place and never thought to come back and say so. Your posts are very helpful and having read them over the last few years I went and got myself some HR training as an employer. So you have put one employer on the right track even if nothing else.

flowery Mon 18-Feb-13 14:52:32

You're both very kind. Either it's been happening more recently or I'm noticing more or being more irritated by it.

I'm going to take a little break before I end up spending just as much time posting snippy messages as I do helpful ones!

Northey Mon 18-Feb-13 11:30:10

Exactly, ellypoo. Even when it isn't my question, and I am just idly leading through threads, I often file away flowery's words as a useful hint on how to approach a situation in general!. So thank you, flowery!

Ellypoo Mon 18-Feb-13 11:26:07

Oh flowery - you bother because the majority of people seeking help really do appreciate your responses. Sadly, some - like the OP here, don't appreciate all the help and advice that you freely give on here.

I always appreciate your sensible, helpful answers and advice, and I'm sure many many others do too - please don't lose heart thanks

flowery Mon 18-Feb-13 09:53:00

Why do I bother?

flowery Mon 11-Feb-13 07:22:03

Yes what everyone else said. If there was something in place before you did the course stating that you'd have to pay it back if you left within x months/years, then yes they can. If not, then no they can't.

If there is something, it's always possible they might agree to you paying it back in a few instalments instead.

Tasmania Mon 11-Feb-13 01:43:35

At some of the places I worked for, if they paid for a course you wanted to do, and you left within six months of completing the course (or whilst doing the course), you have to pay it all back. The reason being - why should they pay for a career-enhancing course, if they will never reap the benefits of your knowledge?

So yes, they can, and it's only fair.

allagory Sun 10-Feb-13 23:21:58

Does this link help?

thereinmadnesslies Sun 10-Feb-13 23:10:26

I had to sign something when work paid for a course saying agreeing to repay the cost from last wages if I left within two years. Do you remember signing anything?

Lonecatwithkitten Sun 10-Feb-13 23:09:10

Did you have a training agreement in place? Have you checked your contract for any rolling training agreements.

lisad123everybodydancenow Sun 10-Feb-13 23:03:47

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Tortington Sun 10-Feb-13 23:02:23

can work take all of my last months wages to pay back a course they have paid for?

i am desperatley looking for another job, but this is a huge consideration - cos if they take my last months, i am fubarred

does anyone know please?

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