What to do - Book keeper withholding Company Accounts

We hired a book keeper from a local advert we placed for our small construction company. They worked for 6 months, then left suddenly for 'personal reasons'. They resigned by email and refused to do a handover. We have discovered that we have no company records on Sage for the last 6 months - no VAT records or nominal ledger, TB. We presume they have this on their home computer but they will not forward a copy to us or answer phone calls or emails. What can we do to get our company records - if they exist at all?

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In short

andy.partridge |
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Have you thought...

Steve McQueen |
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Be prepared to pay

Roland195 |

Agree

The Innkeeper |

Agree with Andy

Sheepy306 |

Excuses

petersaxton |
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This happens frequently

AS |