I was put on pay protection back in sept '07 and it's just come to light that I've been over paid because of this. The HR dept failed to inform payroll that I was on pay protection so payroll continued to pay me increments. I had no idea I wasn't supposed to get them...a little naive perhaps. I've been informed that I need to pay back £1000 over the next 12 months....as well as losing my current salary as of next month. I was prepared for the drop but this means roughly an extra £50 per mth pay cut on top of a change of salary. which is something I wasn't prepared for, and not something I can really afford. Has anyone gone through anything like this before? I'm off to consult the union as soon as I can. Am i reasonable to say that I can't afford this and that I'll pay them back over 3 years? I've had a look on acas and can't find anything.
Can anyone find any web sites that may be of use to me?