Will I get the commission I've already earned if I leave my job as a recruitment consultant?

I'm currently working as a recruitment consultant in Bristol and have the commission from 7 placements outstanding (around about £3000). I'm planning on leaving my current job to get another recruitment job in London and I'm just wondering if my company is obliged to pay out my already earned commission after I've handed in my notice? If anyone has had the same issue I'd be grateful if you could share your experience. Thank you :)

Asked By: - 11/19/2012
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Hannah, it all depends on the conditions attached to your commission. It may be treated as earned and simply not paid out yet. Or it may be conditional upon you being in the job and not under notice on a certain distribution date. There are other possibilities too... More
Answered By: Nick - 11/19/2012
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Did you sign a contract with your employer when hired and if so what does it state about i.e. required number of weeks you must provide when resigning, how pending/outstanding monies will be distributed etc. If no hard copy work contract you should have legal rights to claim outstanding monies due you for placements... More
Answered By: Freefromdrama - 11/19/2012
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