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Overpayment of salary letter template

Reviewed 30 October 2021

A model overpayment of salary letter template to assist you in managing this event with a best practice method.

Overpayment of salary

[Sender name]

[Sender address]


[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]

Dear [Recipient first name],

Overpayment of salary

I am writing to inform you that, due to an administrative error, you have been overpaid in the sum of £[amount] per [week/month] for the last [number] [weeks/months]. The total overpayment is therefore £[amount].

In accordance with section 14(1) of the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Company now wishes to recover from you the sum that you have been overpaid by deducting the overpayment from your wages. However, at the same time, the Company does not wish to cause you any financial hardship. Consequently, we would propose that deductions are made from your wages

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