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....The National Audit Office said the contract sealed by ministers last September with EDF to construct the country’s first new atomic reactors in two decades would provide “uncertain strategic and economic benefits”. Further, Brexit and Theresa May’s decision to quit an EU nuclear treaty could make the situation even worse, by triggering taxpayer compensation for EDF or a more generous deal for the French state-controlled company. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Stung by such accusations, Bovis has retrained 90% of its 1,100 staff and appointed a new customer experience director. The firm also set aside £7m to rectify build issues and, in a few cases, pay compensation after it emerged homeowners were pressured to move into incomplete homes before Christmas. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The purpose of the scheme is to ensure that urgent or emergency repairs which would cost under £250 can be completed urgently. If they aren’t you could be entitled to compensation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....” In all, the Hoggs forfeited nearly four days of their honeymoon and £440 in expenses and lost bookings because of the fiasco. However, despite binding rules on compensation payouts for delayed flights and baggage, all the airlines involved initially absolved themselves from liability. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....A family of six who lost their holiday to Portugal after the British Airways meltdown are still out of pocket, because neither the airline nor their travel insurer will pay out for the villa they were forced to abandon. The family’s fight for compensation is an early indicator of the many more battles ahead for holidaymakers following the IT failure in which more than 700 flights were cancelled just as families were jetting off for the school break. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Online shopping: How to tackle parcel delivery problems image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 25th of June 2017 01:54:00 PM
....Contact them if you have received a damaged item, as they are obliged to either send you a new one, or offer a refund. Sadly, you have no legal right to compensation if you waited at home for a parcel that never arrived. ...
BA debacle sees couple spend wedding night on an airport bench image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 25th of June 2017 05:59:21 AM
....” In all, the Hoggs forfeited nearly four days of their honeymoon and £440 in expenses and lost bookings because of the fiasco. However, despite binding rules on compensation payouts for delayed flights and baggage, all the airlines involved initially absolved themselves from liability. ...
BA ruined our break – but it still won’t pay out! image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 06:00:00 AM
....A family of six who lost their holiday to Portugal after the British Airways meltdown are still out of pocket, because neither the airline nor their travel insurer will pay out for the villa they were forced to abandon. The family’s fight for compensation is an early indicator of the many more battles ahead for holidaymakers following the IT failure in which more than 700 flights were cancelled just as families were jetting off for the school break. ...
Frustrated homebuyers in a fight to the finish with Bovis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 06:00:00 AM
....Stung by such accusations, Bovis has retrained 90% of its 1,100 staff and appointed a new customer experience director. The firm also set aside £7m to rectify build issues and, in a few cases, pay compensation after it emerged homeowners were pressured to move into incomplete homes before Christmas. ...
Spending watchdog condemns 'risky and expensive' Hinkley Point image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:01:08 PM
....The National Audit Office said the contract sealed by ministers last September with EDF to construct the country’s first new atomic reactors in two decades would provide “uncertain strategic and economic benefits”. Further, Brexit and Theresa May’s decision to quit an EU nuclear treaty could make the situation even worse, by triggering taxpayer compensation for EDF or a more generous deal for the French state-controlled company. ...
M&S fashion chief will leave behind £1.7m as she departs Halfords image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 05:24:01 PM
.... McDonald will also forgo £1. 16m in potential long-term bonus share awards, which stretched to 2019, a third of last year’s bonus, which had been deferred in shares worth £53,130, and about £260,000 related to compensation for missed bonuses at her previous employer the fast food chain McDonalds. ...
A guide to tenants' housing rights around safety and repairs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 06:19:30 AM
.... The purpose of the scheme is to ensure that urgent or emergency repairs which would cost under £250 can be completed urgently. If they aren’t you could be entitled to compensation. ...
Co-op Bank has lost £2.6bn since the crisis – but can still bounce back | Nils Pratley image
.... In a banking jungle lacking biodiversity, it’s definitely different. Strictly speaking, Lloyds Banking Group never said that all the victims of the HBOS Reading fraud would be offered compensation by the end of June. ...
Lloyds likely to extend compensation deadline over HBOS fraud scandal image
. Lloyds Banking Group is expected to extend the deadline for making compensation offers to victims of the HBOS Reading fraud, as it emerged only one of 64 affected customers has received compensation. ...
UK car insurers saw losses of £3.5bn in 2016 due to new compensation rules image
....Britain’s car insurers suffered combined losses of £3. 5bn last year due to controversial new compensation rules for serious injuries, according to a report which predicts further sharp rises in insurance premiums, especially for young drivers. ...
Hard going with easyJet over compensation claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 06:00:18 AM
....I claimed for these expenses and, eventually, after multiple emails, letters and phone calls, they were refunded in December last year. We also submitted a claim for EU compensation, which easyJet refused to pay as it claimed crew sickness was an “extraordinary circumstance”. ...
Willie Walsh: 'I think some of the criticism of BA has been unfair' image
....It has been a busy couple of weeks for Walsh, since the bank holiday weekend meltdown of BA’s computer systems – evidently the result of a slip by a technician – that left planes grounded and tens of thousands of passengers’ holiday plans in tatters. The debacle’s enduring image was of crowds of would-be travellers stuck in Heathrow’s Terminal 5, with airline staff clueless what to advise – later compounded by the widespread loss of luggage and mealy-mouthed discussions of compensation. ...
EU court told workers can claim compensation if not given holiday pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 10:38:55 AM
. Workers are entitled to paid leave and can claim compensation if they are not allowed to take their holidays, the EU’s highest court has been advised. ...
RBS court case called off but some investors still refuse settlement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:58:42 AM
.... Nash said he expected a significant number of the 13% yet to sign up would do so. The bailed-out bank offered to double the amount of compensation agreed with shareholders who lost out when they backed the rights issue, which took place six months before the bank teetered on the brink of collapse and required a £45bn taxpayer bailout. ...
Airline bosses: we must apologise immediately for BA-style crises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 07:02:04 PM
....Willie Walsh, the chief executive of BA’s owner, IAG, admitted on Monday that the airline had got its communications wrong. Yet the PR fallout is continuing, with passengers still complaining of not being contacted, let alone having their compensation claims processed – and some still to be united with their baggage. ...
BA meltdown: switching off and on again may have caused IT crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 06:10:50 PM
.... But without question if we had not embarked on an efficiency improvement programme we wouldn’t be in business today,” he said. BA has faced a barrage of criticism over the last week over customer service and compensation. ...
Noel Edmonds' lawyers label Lloyds bank fraud payout scheme a 'sham' image
. Lawyers representing Noel Edmonds have hit out at Lloyds Banking Group’s proposed compensation scheme for victims of a fraud at the bank’s HBOS Reading arm. ...
Suffered BA’s weekend from hell? Find out what compensation is on offer image
....If any flight is cancelled, under EU law airlines have to provide a refund or arrange an alternative flight. The right to compensation depends on the reason for the cancellation and airlines can claim “extraordinary circumstances” such as security risk or severe weather. ...
Compensation at last for Britons burned by Spain’s property crash image
.... Cases are generally fought on a no-win, no-fee basis, and in the case of Spanish Legal Reclaims, the fee is 30%-35% of the claim. However, any compensation award is likely to include a large amount of accrued interest, so claimants may not end up out of pocket. ...
Royal Mail’s Keepsafe just let our mail pile up on the doormat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 06:00:16 AM
.... The second time we complained, and again obtained a refund and an apology. When it happened a third time, we complained to Royal Mail’s chief executive, Moya Greene, and received a small compensation payment of £20 along with a promise of improvements. ...
For BA, a £100m compensation bill could be just the start image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of June 2017 02:59:09 PM
....”. Should the tens of thousands stranded that Saturday – and potentially the same number again delayed as the knock-on effects stretched into Monday – decide to switch, BA’s loss could far outstrip the estimated £100m compensation bill. ...
It’s part-eBay, part-Instagram, but is Depop safe for your teenagers? image
....She says Depop deleted the account used to buy Fry’s phone after detecting other suspicious activity. Despite this, it has not offered her any compensation. ...
BA delays: Automatic compensation urged by consumer group image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 11:41:04 PM
....Hundreds of flights were grounded by last Saturday's IT problems. BA said that it had "no desire to be obstructive" and would fully honour its compensation obligations. ...
BA chaos: why I’m flying the flag for the new arbitration scheme image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 11:14:07 AM
.... My battles with it were described in these pages last July. Within a few weeks of that another failure by BA led me to make a compensation claim which the airline attempted to avoid. ...
BA delays: Airline changes advice over claims for expenses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 10:02:41 AM
....Saturday's IT fiasco grounded hundreds of flights and disrupted the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers around the world. Passengers travelling in the EU are entitled to compensation, but insurers were angry with the airline for claims over non-flight expenses such as hotels, meals and phone calls. ...
British Airways cabin crew to hold four-day strike over pay dispute image
....Willie Walsh, the chief executive of IAG, on Thursday praised BA bosses for “doing everything possible” after the IT meltdown. Walsh’s comments came amid reports that the BA board is demanding an external inquiry into the fiasco, which is expected to land the airline with a £100m-plus compensation bill. ...
Willie Walsh praises British Airways bosses after IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 04:25:02 PM
....Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways parent company IAG, has praised BA bosses for “doing everything possible” after the IT meltdown that left 75,000 passengers stranded over the bank holiday weekend. Walsh’s comments came as British Airways’ board is reportedly demanding an external inquiry into the fiasco that caused almost all the airline’s flights out of London to be cancelled on Saturday and is expected to land BA with a compensation bill of more than £100m. ...
Letting agents found charging tenants more than £800 in fees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 11:01:38 PM
.... But they have also found agents, including Piper Property (in Bristol) and East & Co (in Waltham Forest, east London), not charging tenants fees. Generation Rent is calling on the government to apply a blanket ban on fees without exemptions for “in-tenancy” services (an area that can be abused by agents) and create a system of compensation for tenants charged illegal fees. ...
British Airways IT failure caused by 'uncontrolled return of power' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 05:35:50 PM
....”. Experts predict BA could face a bill of over £100m in compensation costs. ...
Noel Edmonds starts countdown clock for Lloyds compensation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 01:30:24 PM
. Noel Edmonds has set up an “honesty countdown” clock website to increase pressure on Lloyds Banking Group, as the TV star seeks £73m in compensation for fraud committed by former HBOS Reading staff. ...
Car insurance costs to rocket as tax hike comes into force tomorrow image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 08:46:00 AM
....CompareTheMarket director Simon McCulloch says IPT makes life harder for motorists. Another controversial Government decision in March also drove up premiums, with a change in the compensation rates for injured motorists, adding another £75 to the yearly cost. ...
Passengers still without bags after British Airways IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 07:34:08 PM
....BA said its systems were now fully restored and that it was back to running a full flight schedule on Tuesday. The airline said it would meet reasonable compensation claims, and that passengers who had booked their own travel would be considered on a case-by-case basis. ...
British Airways should come clean about computer chaos image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 05:52:44 PM
.... The House of Commons transport select committee should follow their lead. The ambiguity around the weekend’s IT meltdown extends to compensation. ...
Get to know flight claim ground rules for delayed flights image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 04:47:00 PM
. Stricken airline BA faces a record £150million bill for compensation, but disgruntled travellers must be persistent. ...
British Airways owner loses £170m in value after IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 09:01:05 AM
....An investigation is to follow, although the airline said its immediate priority was to ensure remaining passengers who had not been rebooked and still wished to travel could do so. BA is facing a compensation bill that could top £150m, according to some estimates. ...
British Airways CEO will not resign despite 'catastrophic' IT failure image
....”. Cruz described the impact of the disruption on honeymoons and long-planned family holidays as a tragedy and pledged that the airline would follow all applicable compensation rules. ...
Car insurance in UK hits record high as tax rate on premiums increases image
....The insurance industry has been left stunned bygovernment changes to the way awards are calculated for car crash injuries or botched medical operations. In February the lord chancellor, Liz Truss, announced a change to the Ogden discount rate, which is used to calculate compensation awards for serious personal injuries, to ensure inflation does not erode the future value of a payout. ...
Reality Check: The fight over women's state pensions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 02:29:06 PM
....Women Against State Pension Inequality (Waspi) emerged to campaign over those issues. Waspi wants compensation for the "unfair" way the changes of 1995 and 2011 were implemented. ...
BA - what are my rights?  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 02:03:20 PM
. BA faces paying out millions of pounds in compensation after the failure of its computer systems led to long delays and cancellations over the weekend. ...
Leave oil rigs in the North Sea, say conservationists image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 01:46:15 PM
....”. The trust said the savings for oil firms and the government – which has also been criticised over tax relief on decommissioning costs – could be ploughed back into a marine stewardship fund, as a form of compensation for leaving rigs in-situ. ...
RBS investors ready to settle share sale legal dispute image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 10:24:46 AM
....The case will now go back to the High Court on Thursday where Mr Justice Hildyard will hear if it will proceed. The RBS Shareholders Action Group sent a letter to its members over the weekend recommending the offer - which is less than the 92p a share compensation some investors had hoped to secure. ...
British Airways flight chaos lessens after weekend of disruption image
.... . But he added that it might be harder for passengers to claim compensation, as BA may blame "extraordinary circumstances" - "like an act of God or force majeure" - meaning the airline would only have to reimburse hotel and food costs. ...
Judge expects update on Royal Bank of Scotland settlement negotiations image
.... The bank was bailed out six months later, leaving the shareholders nursing losses. Their claim for £520m of compensation had been due to begin in the high court last Monday but was adjourned to allow the bank and shareholders to try to thrash out a settlement thought to be worth around £200m. ...
British Airways could face £100m compensation bill over IT meltdown image
. British Airways could face a bill of at least £100m in compensation, additional customer care and lost business resulting from an IT meltdown that affected more than 1,000 flights over the weekend. ...
Five questions for BA  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 10:59:40 AM
....". Delayed travellers will also be able to claim financial compensation under EU law, unless the disruption has been caused by factors outside the airline's control. ...
British Airways: turmoil continues after IT failure grounds flights image
....Terry Page, 28, from London, flew from Heathrow to Fort Worth, Texas, where he and about 50 other passengers were told they would have to wait until Monday before being reunited with their bags. BA, which is facing huge compensation costs as a result of the disruption, was unable to say how many flights would be cancelled or how for long the disruption was likely to continue. ...
UPS didn’t deliver an urgent parcel and is dragging its feet on my refund image
.... You finally received the money seven-and-a-half weeks after sending the parcel. UPS has ignored my query about compensation for the chasing you have had to do. ...
Talks to avert RBS court case to continue into June image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 06:35:03 AM
....Attempts to avert a legal battle that would force the former Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Fred Goodwin to give evidence in the high court are to continue into next month. The £520m compensation claim brought by 9,000 retail investors and a handful of major institutions alleges that Goodwin, three former directors and the bank misled them into buying shares during a £12bn cash call in April 2008. ...
Financially sunk if you sail without proper travel insurance image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 12:01:00 AM
....” . He said cruises are like several different holidays rolled into one so you need to make sure all your destinations and activities are covered and you can claim compensation for changes to itineraries. ...
German police raid Daimler offices image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 02:02:06 PM
....It has already had to set aside more than 22bn euros (£19bn, $24. 7bn) for fines and compensation. ...
Australians aren't being paid for their productivity. Get set for an industrial relations war | Greg Jericho image
....As in other nations, our more “flexible” IR system has seen a break between the previously linked productivity growth and worker income:. The gap between productivity growth and worker compensation since 1995 is actually worse in Australia than in the USA:. ...
RBS offers £200m to avert court case brought by 9,000 investors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 07:15:06 AM
. Royal Bank of Scotland is racing to avert a high-profile court case by offering £200m in compensation to thousands of investors who claim they were misled into buying the bank’s shares in the run-up to its taxpayer bailout. ...
RBS court battle with investors adjourned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 12:12:00 AM
. Legal action brought by 9,000 investors who are seeking compensation from Royal Bank of Scotland after losing money on shares has been adjourned for 24 hours. ...
Car loans, low rates, second mortgages: all the ingredients for a new credit crunch image
.... Last week, when Lloyds Banking Group was congratulating itself over its return to the private sector, it was still being haunted by the fraud perpetrated at the Reading branch of HBOS, the hotshot lender it rescued in 2008. To add to the pressure, Noel Edmonds, the TV celebrity, is leading the campaign for compensation for the victims of the fraud which took place in the run-up to the financial crisis. ...
A new Green Deal bond that pays 12% interest – too good to be true? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of May 2017 06:00:17 AM
....Some people’s instant reaction might be “where do I sign?” – but anyone thinking about taking up this offer needs to remember that you don’t get something for nothing in the world of investment. This is a whole lot riskier than putting your money into a high street savings account, with no compensation if things go wrong. ...
The UK's most delayed airlines revealed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 11:58:03 PM
....Icelandair also blamed issues such as air traffic strikes as well as renovations at Reykjavik airport for its performance. Passengers who travel on delayed flights from the UK are entitled to compensation under EU rules. ...
Ex-RBS boss Fred Goodwin returns to spotlight in £520m court battle image
.... He is being prepared for the case by his legal team at Clifford Chance who will be advising him on what to expect in court and prepare his formal witness statement. It is a civil case heard before a high court judge without a jury so Goodwin does not face any criminal sanction, but RBS is facing a compensation claim of £520m plus interest – which could take it up to £800m – from the investors. ...
Score the best mortgage deals, plus the facts about the pensions triple lock image
....Leasehold now the No 1 concern for UK homeowners, study finds. Taylor Wimpey compensation offer is PR con, claim victims of leasehold scandal. ...
Tesla factory workers reveal pain, injury and stress: 'Everything feels like the future but us' image
....However, some Tesla workers argue the company’s treatment of injured workers discourages them from reporting their injuries. If workers are assigned to “light duty” work because of an injury, they are paid a lower wage as well as supplemental benefits from workers’ compensation insurance, a practice that Tesla said was in line with other employers and California law. ...
Richard Branson says scammers are using his name to dupe investors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 03:08:44 PM
....”. Some countries have banned the trading of binary options, which are not currently regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), so investments in them are not protected by the UK’s financial services complaints and compensation scheme. ...
Lloyds should give the backslapping a rest after sale of government stake | Nils Pratley image
.... It would be churlish not to acknowledge that Lloyds was indeed in a mess and in danger of a relapse before Horta-Osório arrived in 2011. Then he faced the stiff challenge of getting through the tide of compensation claims for his predecessors’ PPI sins. ...
Lloyds claims taxpayers have made £900m profit from bailout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 07:37:15 AM
....While the takeover of HBOS is often blamed for the enlarged bank’s problems, Lloyds’ finance director, George Culmer, said the mis-selling of payment protection insurance was also a major issue that required action “right across the bank”. Finalising the bill for that PPI scandal – which has already topped £17bn – and paying compensation to victims of the HBOS Reading scandal are among the issues facing Lloyds. ...
Tata Steel offers to pump £550m into closed pension fund image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 04:01:04 PM
....The British Steel Pension Scheme trustees made it clear that the new deal did not amount to a full rescue of the fund. "All members and pensioners of the British Steel Pension Scheme would be offered an option either to transfer to a new pension scheme sponsored by Tata Steel UK offering modified benefits, or to remain in the BSPS and so receive Pension Protection Fund compensation," the trustees said. ...
Ridicule and condemnation for Chanel's $1,500 boomerang image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:19:56 AM
....But just being sorry might not cut it. The countless comments range from witty jokes to straight-forward criticism, calls for apologies but also demand for compensation. ...
Banks 'must show action' in fraud cases image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 11:01:27 PM
.... Santander refutes any claim of a loophole. The PSR's initial findings following the Which? super-complaint stopped short of recommending automatic compensation for victims of fraud. ...
Noel Edmonds accuses Lloyds of 'foot dragging' over HBOS payouts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 03:06:15 PM
. Noel Edmonds has accused Lloyds Banking Group of “foot dragging” over compensation payouts to himself and other victims of the HBOS Reading fraud. ...
Noel Edmonds accuses Lloyds of 'foot dragging' over HBOS payouts image
....Mr Edmonds said Lloyds had shown no urgency to "right the grievous wrongs". Lloyds said it had told "the customer concerned" they were part of a review that is assessing compensation. ...
Online betting firm 888 investigated by watchdog image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 02:37:15 PM
....Paddy Power agreed to pay £280,000 to charity last year after the regulator found it had encouraged a problem gambler to keep betting until he lost five jobs, his home and access to his children. Betfred paid more than £800,000 in compensation and contributions towards socially responsible causes, over failures in its anti-money laundering and social responsibility policies. ...
Lloyds has lost my US dollar cheque,  jeopardising a property purchase image
....”. The bank has pledged that once concluded, it will also offer an appropriate amount of compensation and ensure that any lost interest, or difference in exchange rates, is accounted for. ...
Taylor Wimpey compensation offer is PR con, claim victims of leasehold scandal image
.... “A neighbour wanted to build a small extension and was quoted £3,000 before a brick was laid,” says Darbyshire. But Taylor Wimpey’s compensation offer has left her deeply frustrated. ...
Bathstore accused of using cowboy fitters who damaged properties image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 06:00:39 AM
....Both customers said Bathstore had since adopted a stance of denial over their cases. They said its offer of £250 compensation each was laughable and didn’t come close to a reasonable figure. ...
Is it better to borrow money for a foreign property from home or overseas? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 12:00:00 AM
....The other issue with getting an overseas mortgage is that you will not receive the same protections as you would if you dealt with a UK institution. Bodies like the Financial Ombudsman Service can only deal with complaints regarding companies that operate in or from the UK, while the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) only regulates UK businesses, so if something went wrong you would not be able to claim compensation on an overseas mortgage. ...
Keurboom Communications fined record £400,000 over nuisance calls image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 07:42:52 AM
....The ICO was unable to fine the company’s director, Gregory Rudd, but the government is set to introduce a law allowing the watchdog to fine the bosses of nuisance call firms. The calls from Keurboom related to schemes including road traffic accident claims and PPI compensation. ...
I fear easyJet has cancelled my flights but hasn’t even told me image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 06:00:41 AM
.... This customer contacted us before the notification had commenced so customer services was unable to inform or assist her,” a spokesman says. Under aviation regulations, passengers can only claim compensation for losses incurred if a flight is cancelled with less than 14 days’ warning, so from easyJet’s point of view there was no rush to salvage your travel plans and any additional costs you face when booking alternatives are your problem. ...
Nuisance call firm Keurboom hit with record fine image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 11:41:22 PM
....A cold-calling firm has been fined a record £400,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for making almost 100 million nuisance calls. Keurboom Communications called people, sometimes at night, to see if they were eligible for road-accident or PPI compensation, the ICO said. ...

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