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.... It transpires that this is because the rep never converted my account into a Vitality one, so the cancellation team incorrectly believed I required 12 months’ notice. Virgin Active has finally stopped taking my money but has only offered compensation worth £390, though it owes me £1,744. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 24th of September 2017 06:00:37 AM
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....So confident is O’Leary of recovering from this mess of his own making that he is not changing the airline’s full- and half-year profits guidance. Paying £20m in compensation is, relatively, peanuts for an airline the size of Ryanair. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Saturday 23rd of September 2017 06:00:08 AM
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.... Google also became ground zero for an international debate about diversity last month after it fired a male engineer who wrote a memo criticizing affirmative action and suggesting that white men have become victims of “discrimination” in tech. The class-action complaint, filed in San Francisco, included three named plaintiffs who offered specific stories of Google “assigning and keeping female employees in lower compensation levels than male employees with similar skills, experience, and duties”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The airline said on Wednesday that it hoped to have made new arrangements for more than 175,00 customers on other Ryanair flights and processed 63,000 refunds, taking on extra customer service staff to deal with the problem. But consumer group Which? said the information it had offered to passengers about compensation “falls woefully short”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 20th of September 2017 03:44:42 PM
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....In a hastily arranged press conference in Dublin on Monday afternoon amid a passenger revolt and a slump in the company’s share price, the normally combative chief executive Michael O’Leary apologised “unreservedly” for “a mess of our own making”. O’Leary blamed a one-off holiday pilot rostering issue, which if not tackled immediately would send the airline’s on-time punctuality below 50%, adding that it will cost Ryanair about €25m (£22m) in compensation payouts and other costs. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 18th of September 2017 06:38:58 PM
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. Television presenter Noel Edmonds says deep-pocketed investors are willing to bankroll his £300m compensation battle with Lloyds Banking Group. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 10th of September 2017 03:27:19 PM
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....The third issue is that, even if the immediate financial damage is slight, it’s hard to guess at the size of the real bill. RBC points out that compensation claims are unknown and “we have yet to see a robust explanation of how affected customers will be accommodated. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 18th of September 2017 02:26:16 PM
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....EU rules state that documentation such as passenger manifests which may be required by the countries an aircraft is flying between should be carried on board, and the Civil Aviation Authority, which regulated flights to and from the UK, says it would expect full lists to accompany all flights. Airlines are free to follow their own procedures but, whereas easyJet – in the parallel case I featured – admitted that cabin crew should hand passports back to the relevant passenger when possible, and awarded them a free holiday as compensation, Ryanair remains intransigent. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 13th of September 2017 06:00:03 AM
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....Dodds told the Guardian: “The problem we have is that we booked all parts of our holiday separately meaning a rescheduled flight two days later doesn’t work for us. If they cancel the flight, I will have to cancel the entire holiday, take a loss and go straight back to work so I don’t lose annual leave and just wait for compensation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 17th of September 2017 03:58:51 PM
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....The pay rise also comes as the Central Arbitration Committee investigates whether Deliveroo’s drivers are independent contractors, as the company argues, or whether they should be classified as workers with rights to holiday pay, the national minimum wage and collective bargaining via a union. A group of 20 British riders is seeking compensation in a similar employment tribunal case. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 21st of September 2017 05:21:52 PM
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.... Whether it will be in English, rather than corporate gobbledegook, is another matter. For anyone who hasn’t had enough of phone calls offering untold riches via compensation for mis-sold PPI, now the campaign is hitting the TV, radio and billboards. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 27th of August 2017 06:00:02 AM
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....On its website, Air Berlin cited “operative reasons” for the cancellations on Tuesday, and asked passengers to call a helpline and refrain from travelling to the affected airports. Because the carrier no longer offers compensation for cancelled flights, customer advice centres recommended that people affected by the strike book replacements at their own expense. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 12th of September 2017 12:01:26 PM
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....”. The general rule is that an airline must refund the cost of the ticket plus pay €250 (£220) compensation for flights of up to 1,500km, and €400 (£353) for flights of 1,500km to 3,500km. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 18th of September 2017 12:35:49 PM
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....Increases in payouts to victims of car crashes and botched operations are to be scaled back after a furious backlash by the insurance industry against Ministry of Justice plans. In a significant U-turn by ministers, changes to the so-called “Ogden rate” used to calculate compensation payouts are to be revised, after insurers said they would inflate car insurance premiums by hundreds of pounds. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 7th of September 2017 05:13:47 PM
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....The committee has the power to demand the report, which it could then publish, but it has not resorted to this. RBS attempted to draw a line under the long-running dispute with small businesses last year by putting aside £400m to pay compensation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 14th of September 2017 11:01:17 PM
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....8m, a record settlement in the gambling industry, includes repayment of the £3. 5m deposits made by self-excluded customers and compensation of £62,000 to the employer from which money was stolen. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 31st of August 2017 07:37:18 AM
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.... On 30 August the Financial Services Compensation Scheme issued a warning that, contrary to what some might think, it does not provide protection for individuals who have a funeral plan with a provider that fails. This is because the plans are not categorised as a “designated investment” under FSCS compensation rules. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Saturday 9th of September 2017 06:00:00 AM
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....The guard pointed out that he was still entitled to unlimited free coffee, which the new arrivals would not be – although this was an academic point since the water boiler had packed up. I can’t remember the upshot, but I think the complainant was onto a loser, possibly because of a legal case of 1918: Jones vs Great Northern Railway, in which the plaintiff was denied compensation for a “second class irruption”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 11th of September 2017 08:00:00 AM
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....Indeed, one of the only things keeping the markets – which have diverged wildly from Main Street fundamentals – up these days is the prospect of Trump tax “reform” (aka corporate tax cuts) that would allow companies to repatriate some of that cash, and use it to do even more “share buybacks” of their own stock, which has the effect of artificially inflating share prices. This enriches the C-suite, which receives the bulk of its compensation in stock, at the expense of taxpayers and workers. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 14th of September 2017 01:57:39 PM
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....Allegations about the treatment of small businesses in the GRG unit first surfaced in 2013 when Lawrence Tomlinson, a businessman who was an adviser to the then business secretary, Vince Cable, compiled a dossier alleging the bank deliberately wrecked small businesses to make profits. Last year, RBS said it would pay £400m in compensation to customers of the unit, which was closed in 2013. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 6th of September 2017 11:01:44 PM
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. Ryanair has promised to publish details on Tuesday of all the flights it plans to cancel over the next six weeks following a passenger revolt, a slump in its share price and an expected compensation bill of £30m. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 18th of September 2017 02:23:23 PM
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....However, the Central Arbitration Committee – a government body that resolves workplace disputes – is investigating whether Deliveroo’s drivers are independent contractors or whether they should be classified as workers with rights to holiday pay, the national minimum wage and collective bargaining via a union. A group of 20 British riders is seeking compensation in a similar employment tribunal case. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 24th of September 2017 04:11:27 PM
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. One sympathises, of course, with the former shareholders in Northern Rock who are still campaigning for compensation a decade after the bank’s nationalisation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 14th of September 2017 01:58:12 PM
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.... The shares rose 1%. Why? Presumably because the airline put the comforting figure of €20m on the compensation bill for customers. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 19th of September 2017 02:52:10 PM
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.... She says it closed the case a day after telling her it would look into the matter. Axa has since apologised and paid her £100 in compensation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Saturday 26th of August 2017 06:00:28 AM
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.... Nobody need lose out as a result of the technical issues. ” He added that parents can seek compensation if they suffer unreasonable delays. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Saturday 26th of August 2017 09:00:46 PM
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....Last year, more than 40,000 people contacted Citizens Advice for information on how to solve their home improvement woes. Two thirds were complaining about sub-standard services, such as poor workmanship or jobs being completed late, with many desperately seeking information on their right to refunds and compensation. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
Sunday 3rd of September 2017 03:31:00 PM
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.... The sooner the U-turn happens, the better. When the government in February lowered the Ogden rate – a discount formula used to calculate compensation payments for victims of serious injuries – from 2. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 7th of September 2017 11:01:23 PM
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....The company has received a demand to hand over evidence including text messages and emails relating to an acrimonious legal dispute between the property tycoons and Mark Holyoake. Holyoake has applied to the high court for disclosure of the documents with a view to launching a separate lawsuit against Savills, seeking compensation for alleged misconduct including breach of confidentiality, the Guardian understands. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Claiming flight compensation - Five minute guide image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 24th of September 2017 04:12:00 PM
.... The mass cancellations are a public relations disaster for the budget airline, which saw its share price thumped as it faces claims of up to £60 million from furious customers. Many will have racked up expenses booking connecting flights and hotels, and will want to get compensation. ...
Deliveroo valuation hits £1.5bn after food delivery firm raises new funds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 24th of September 2017 04:11:27 PM
....However, the Central Arbitration Committee – a government body that resolves workplace disputes – is investigating whether Deliveroo’s drivers are independent contractors or whether they should be classified as workers with rights to holiday pay, the national minimum wage and collective bargaining via a union. A group of 20 British riders is seeking compensation in a similar employment tribunal case. ...
I cancelled Virgin Active membership but it kept on taking my money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 24th of September 2017 06:00:37 AM
.... It transpires that this is because the rep never converted my account into a Vitality one, so the cancellation team incorrectly believed I required 12 months’ notice. Virgin Active has finally stopped taking my money but has only offered compensation worth £390, though it owes me £1,744. ...
You hate Ryanair – but you will fly it again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of September 2017 06:00:08 AM
....So confident is O’Leary of recovering from this mess of his own making that he is not changing the airline’s full- and half-year profits guidance. Paying £20m in compensation is, relatively, peanuts for an airline the size of Ryanair. ...
Deliveroo boss Will Shu gives himself 22.5% rise amid battle over riders' pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 21st of September 2017 05:21:52 PM
....The pay rise also comes as the Central Arbitration Committee investigates whether Deliveroo’s drivers are independent contractors, as the company argues, or whether they should be classified as workers with rights to holiday pay, the national minimum wage and collective bargaining via a union. A group of 20 British riders is seeking compensation in a similar employment tribunal case. ...
Further Ryanair cancellations likely as pilots reject cash to work on days off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of September 2017 03:44:42 PM
....The airline said on Wednesday that it hoped to have made new arrangements for more than 175,00 customers on other Ryanair flights and processed 63,000 refunds, taking on extra customer service staff to deal with the problem. But consumer group Which? said the information it had offered to passengers about compensation “falls woefully short”. ...
John Lewis helped itself to my money and I just can’t get it back image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of September 2017 06:00:39 AM
....”. It has added an extra £100 as compensation, which you plan to donate to charity. ...
Ryanair to tell 400,000 passengers of cancelled flights after roster 'mess-up' image
....In a hastily arranged press conference in Dublin on Monday afternoon amid a passenger revolt and a slump in the company’s share price, the normally combative chief executive Michael O’Leary apologised “unreservedly” for “a mess of our own making”. O’Leary blamed a one-off holiday pilot rostering issue, which if not tackled immediately would send the airline’s on-time punctuality below 50%, adding that it will cost Ryanair about €25m (£22m) in compensation payouts and other costs. ...
Ryanair is 'unnecessarily pissing people off' – again | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of September 2017 02:26:16 PM
....The third issue is that, even if the immediate financial damage is slight, it’s hard to guess at the size of the real bill. RBC points out that compensation claims are unknown and “we have yet to see a robust explanation of how affected customers will be accommodated. ...
Ryanair vows to publish details of all flights cancelled in next six weeks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of September 2017 02:23:23 PM
. Ryanair has promised to publish details on Tuesday of all the flights it plans to cancel over the next six weeks following a passenger revolt, a slump in its share price and an expected compensation bill of £30m. ...
Why is Ryanair cancelling flights and what can you do? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of September 2017 12:35:49 PM
....”. The general rule is that an airline must refund the cost of the ticket plus pay €250 (£220) compensation for flights of up to 1,500km, and €400 (£353) for flights of 1,500km to 3,500km. ...
Ryanair tries to appease passengers with list of flights cancelled until Thursday image
....Dodds told the Guardian: “The problem we have is that we booked all parts of our holiday separately meaning a rescheduled flight two days later doesn’t work for us. If they cancel the flight, I will have to cancel the entire holiday, take a loss and go straight back to work so I don’t lose annual leave and just wait for compensation. ...
FCA refuses to publish report on RBS and small business customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 14th of September 2017 11:01:17 PM
....The committee has the power to demand the report, which it could then publish, but it has not resorted to this. RBS attempted to draw a line under the long-running dispute with small businesses last year by putting aside £400m to pay compensation. ...
Google 'segregates' women into lower-paying jobs, stifling careers, lawsuit says image
.... Google also became ground zero for an international debate about diversity last month after it fired a male engineer who wrote a memo criticizing affirmative action and suggesting that white men have become victims of “discrimination” in tech. The class-action complaint, filed in San Francisco, included three named plaintiffs who offered specific stories of Google “assigning and keeping female employees in lower compensation levels than male employees with similar skills, experience, and duties”. ...
Northern Rock investors' compensation claim just doesn't stand up | Nils Pratley image
. One sympathises, of course, with the former shareholders in Northern Rock who are still campaigning for compensation a decade after the bank’s nationalisation. ...
The financial system is still blinking red. We need reform more than ever | Rana Foroohar image
....Indeed, one of the only things keeping the markets – which have diverged wildly from Main Street fundamentals – up these days is the prospect of Trump tax “reform” (aka corporate tax cuts) that would allow companies to repatriate some of that cash, and use it to do even more “share buybacks” of their own stock, which has the effect of artificially inflating share prices. This enriches the C-suite, which receives the bulk of its compensation in stock, at the expense of taxpayers and workers. ...
Sports Direct challenged by MPs over claims it underpays couriers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 14th of September 2017 01:32:43 PM
....“If this complaint stands up, it represents a new low in actually deliberately under-paying workers for the work they do. We look forward to a speedy response and if there is merit in these claims, an immediate change in working practices and proper compensation for workers who have been subjected to this. ...
Former Northern Rock investors ask Theresa May for compensation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 14th of September 2017 10:33:38 AM
. Former shareholders in Northern Rock are asking Theresa May to listen to their moral case for compensation after their investment in the Newcastle-based lender was wiped out when it was nationalised 10 years ago. ...
Held in secure immigration as Ryanair fails to reunite me with ‘lost’ passport image
....EU rules state that documentation such as passenger manifests which may be required by the countries an aircraft is flying between should be carried on board, and the Civil Aviation Authority, which regulated flights to and from the UK, says it would expect full lists to accompany all flights. Airlines are free to follow their own procedures but, whereas easyJet – in the parallel case I featured – admitted that cabin crew should hand passports back to the relevant passenger when possible, and awarded them a free holiday as compensation, Ryanair remains intransigent. ...
Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after pilots call in sick image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of September 2017 12:01:26 PM
....On its website, Air Berlin cited “operative reasons” for the cancellations on Tuesday, and asked passengers to call a helpline and refrain from travelling to the affected airports. Because the carrier no longer offers compensation for cancelled flights, customer advice centres recommended that people affected by the strike book replacements at their own expense. ...
Should first-class train travel be abolished? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 08:00:00 AM
....The guard pointed out that he was still entitled to unlimited free coffee, which the new arrivals would not be – although this was an academic point since the water boiler had packed up. I can’t remember the upshot, but I think the complainant was onto a loser, possibly because of a legal case of 1918: Jones vs Great Northern Railway, in which the plaintiff was denied compensation for a “second class irruption”. ...
Is this a new record for GWR’s no pay for a delay? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 06:00:00 AM
. TM’s complaint about GWR’s delay in paying compensation is nothing compared with my own. ...
Noel Edmonds says litigation funder will bankroll his £300m battle with Lloyds image
. Television presenter Noel Edmonds says deep-pocketed investors are willing to bankroll his £300m compensation battle with Lloyds Banking Group. ...
Don't dig deep for a pre-paid funeral plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of September 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... On 30 August the Financial Services Compensation Scheme issued a warning that, contrary to what some might think, it does not provide protection for individuals who have a funeral plan with a provider that fails. This is because the plans are not categorised as a “designated investment” under FSCS compensation rules. ...
FCA must backtrack over Saudi oil giant Aramco | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of September 2017 11:01:23 PM
.... The sooner the U-turn happens, the better. When the government in February lowered the Ogden rate – a discount formula used to calculate compensation payments for victims of serious injuries – from 2. ...
UK insurance payouts to shrink after U-turn on lump sum formula image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of September 2017 05:13:47 PM
....Increases in payouts to victims of car crashes and botched operations are to be scaled back after a furious backlash by the insurance industry against Ministry of Justice plans. In a significant U-turn by ministers, changes to the so-called “Ogden rate” used to calculate compensation payouts are to be revised, after insurers said they would inflate car insurance premiums by hundreds of pounds. ...
Publish leaked RBS report, MPs tell FCA image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of September 2017 11:01:44 PM
....Allegations about the treatment of small businesses in the GRG unit first surfaced in 2013 when Lawrence Tomlinson, a businessman who was an adviser to the then business secretary, Vince Cable, compiled a dossier alleging the bank deliberately wrecked small businesses to make profits. Last year, RBS said it would pay £400m in compensation to customers of the unit, which was closed in 2013. ...
After BA’s IT meltdown our claim has finally taken off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of September 2017 06:00:34 AM
....BA’s well-publicised IT meltdown over the May half term meant we had to abandon our family holiday to Sweden. The airline refunded our flight costs and paid the €750 EU-mandated compensation, but we were still £800 out of pocket. ...
For ‘instant’ access read ‘no’ access to Ulster Bank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 4th of September 2017 06:00:05 AM
.... Happily, someone at head office quickly got on the case and you have now been sent your reader. The bank has apologised and paid you £200 compensation. ...
How to avoid a disaster on your home improvements image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of September 2017 03:31:00 PM
....Last year, more than 40,000 people contacted Citizens Advice for information on how to solve their home improvement woes. Two thirds were complaining about sub-standard services, such as poor workmanship or jobs being completed late, with many desperately seeking information on their right to refunds and compensation. ...
Rising car insurance – The five minute guide image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of September 2017 02:34:00 PM
....However, this is not the only reason that premiums are rising at a record pace. The Government has also increased the “Ogden” rate used to calculate compensation payouts for car crash injuries. ...
Gambling firm 888 fined record £7.8m for failing vulnerable customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of August 2017 07:37:18 AM
....8m, a record settlement in the gambling industry, includes repayment of the £3. 5m deposits made by self-excluded customers and compensation of £62,000 to the employer from which money was stolen. ...
Sports Direct's Mike Ashley sues former business partner over £3m golf course scheme image
....In 2013 Ashley became aware, according to the documents, of a claim brought by former footballer Dennis Wise over a £500,000 investment in the same golf course. The judge ordered Jimenez to pay Wise compensation of that sum saying that he had been “guilty of considerable obfuscation” concerning the money paid to him. ...
Arnold Schwarzenegger joins call to act over mis-sold PPI before deadline image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of August 2017 09:55:00 AM
....The clock is now ticking with City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) setting a final deadline for claims of August 29, 2019. Millions have already claimed compensation with payouts averaging £2,000 each and in some cases much more. ...
Client accuses Savills of confidentiality breach in Candy brothers dispute image
....The company has received a demand to hand over evidence including text messages and emails relating to an acrimonious legal dispute between the property tycoons and Mark Holyoake. Holyoake has applied to the high court for disclosure of the documents with a view to launching a separate lawsuit against Savills, seeking compensation for alleged misconduct including breach of confidentiality, the Guardian understands. ...
Need help to claim after a flight delay?  As firms cash in, beware the small print image
. When Richard Watson arrived back at Gatwick 13 hours late after a holiday in Dubai he immediately applied for compensation from the airline, browsing the internet for advice to check that he was eligible. ...
City pay still out of proportion a century after JM Keynes complained image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of August 2017 06:00:02 AM
.... Whether it will be in English, rather than corporate gobbledegook, is another matter. For anyone who hasn’t had enough of phone calls offering untold riches via compensation for mis-sold PPI, now the campaign is hitting the TV, radio and billboards. ...
Tory pledge on more free childcare in disarray image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of August 2017 09:00:46 PM
.... Nobody need lose out as a result of the technical issues. ” He added that parents can seek compensation if they suffer unreasonable delays. ...
‘My parked car was hit twice, but the insurers won’t pay’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of August 2017 06:00:28 AM
.... She says it closed the case a day after telling her it would look into the matter. Axa has since apologised and paid her £100 in compensation. ...
RBS mistreated clients, leaked FCA report reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of August 2017 08:27:01 PM
....The FCA provided a summary of the findings last year but the full report calls for a fundamental review of how RBS handles small business customers in financial distress. RBS is facing scores of legal actions by former customers and has put aside almost £400m to compensate some of the small business owners alleged to have suffered at the hands of GRG but some campaigners claim that compensation payments could be closer to £2bn. ...
How to reclaim mis-sold PPI for free image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of August 2017 10:21:29 AM
....Reclaiming mis-sold payment protection insurance can be a quick and easy process. There is no need to use a claims handling company that will rake off 30% of any compensation you are awarded. ...
Banks brace for rush of PPI claims as £42m TV ad campaign begins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of August 2017 10:21:14 AM
. Britain’s banks are bracing themselves for a new wave of compensation claims likely to be sparked by a £42m advertising campaign urging customers to complain about their payment protection insurance policies. ...
EasyJet left us stranded in Nice with two diabetic children image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of August 2017 06:00:12 AM
.... It once again promises to refund the cost of the alternative flight, meals and hotel but it’s another 40 days before the money reaches you. Court rulings have decreed that airlines should have contingency plans for bad weather so you may also be entitled to compensation under EC regulation 261 if you can face another fight. ...
Investment risk: How Bitcoin turns early investors into millionaires image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of August 2017 09:32:00 AM
....” . It is unregulated and there is no compensation if the price collapses or hackers attack your exchange and you lose your coins, Fahy adds. ...
Thousands still unable to claim free childcare after HMRC site problems image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of August 2017 11:01:34 PM
....In his letter to Morgan, Thompson said that from 244,000 applications, 208,000 parents had been found eligible for one or both of the schemes but more than 2,600 still needed a technical issue to be resolved before HMRC could confirm their eligibility. The department said it had paid out more than £45,000 to parents as compensation for government top-ups that parents would have received if they had been able to access their accounts. ...
UK is briefly in the black – but fixing the public finances will take time | Larry Elliott image
....Eric Daniels was running Lloyds Bank when it received a £20bn bailout from the UK taxpayer in 2008. The 66-year-old American was chief executive when the high street lender was up to its neck in the protection payment insurance scandal, the mis-selling of which has so far cost Lloyds £18bn in compensation. ...
Diesel scandal is a risk to German economy, says ministry image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of August 2017 03:37:43 AM
.... The company is also paying $1. 5bn in a civil case brought by the US government and spending $11bn to buy back cars and offer other compensation. ...
Seven ways to cut the cost of Britain’s rail tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of August 2017 02:59:16 PM
....For many commuters – most painfully, of course, on Southern – the cost of their ticket already looked dubious value for crowded and often-disrupted services. Even as the news broke, passengers were being turned away from London Waterloo after a derailment, after a month of reduced service due to engineering work – with no compensation. ...
TalkTalk scam victims move closer to class-action lawsuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of August 2017 06:00:06 AM
....“The ICO recognised that this data breach was of a kind likely to result in customers being scammed. Those affected may have claims for compensation under the Data Protection Act, and for a breach of their confidence, by arguing that the losses suffered were caused by TalkTalk’s failure to keep their personal information secure. ...
From airline cancellations to that ropey hotel, what to do about botched holidays image
....At check-in you discover your flight has been delayed for three hours, or that someone else has been given your seat. The airline may forget to tell you that you are entitled to compensation of up to €600 (£544) depending on the length of the journey and the delay. ...
I’ve reached the end of the line with GWR refund image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of August 2017 06:00:35 AM
....Refunds are meant to take place within 14 days, according to the website. I made my compensation claim the day after and, since then, have spoken to GWR more than 20 times through Twitter and phone calls, but I have still not received any compensation. ...
Bumped off an easyJet flight – even though I had checked in on time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of August 2017 06:00:37 AM
....He claims he was sworn at by ground staff at Gatwick airport and was forced to spend three hours being shuffled through non-EU immigration controls. Adding insult to injury, easyJet then denied responsibility and refused to pay a penny of compensation. ...
EasyJet 'sent passenger on futile tour of Morocco to recover bag' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of August 2017 06:00:37 AM
.... But just as they were about to arrive in Marrakech, easyJet told her that her case hadn’t been put on that flight either. Despite racking up a bill of hundreds of pounds, easyJet has offered them £125 compensation which doesn’t even cover their phone bills. ...
Armed police called to Heathrow over British Airways flight delay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 08:22:04 AM
....The problems follow a series of IT issues and an industrial dispute that have hit the airline this year. It was reportedly facing a bill of at least £100m in compensation, additional customer care and lost business as the result of an IT issue in May. ...
Stock market crash: how Slater and Gordon became a casualty of the neoliberal dream | Richard Ackland image
.... Within 18 months of the purchase the entire value of Quindell’s assets had been written off. To make the woes worse, the British government had announced that, in an effort to reduce the cost of motor insurance, it would tighten eligibility for accident compensation. ...
UK defence contractor billed US more than $50m in expenses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of August 2017 09:56:22 PM
.... She said the company was unable to show that these individuals actually performed any work. The audit also challenged millions of dollars in compensation for other employees, including the consultants that the company sent to Afghanistan to train the forces there. ...
Breakthrough in leasehold scandal as Countryside buys back freeholds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of August 2017 03:58:18 PM
....”. The deal from Countryside will increase pressure on other developers to offer compensation to householders. ...
Student loans: graduates still face cash grabs of £300 a month image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of August 2017 06:00:04 AM
.... They continued to deduct money from my daughter, after the loan was paid off, only acknowledging this and refunding later. It should have been severely penalised financially, made to pay compensation. ...
Student Loans Company comes under graduate fire, plus house prices stabilise image
....Dyson does well – but beware those taking its name in vain. First Choice compensation for holiday horror was the last thing on its mind. ...
BA passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow hit by check-in delays image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 08:20:23 AM
....The airline said the IT shutdown was caused by an “uncontrolled return of power” after an outage that physically damaged servers at its data centre. It has been estimated that BA could face a £100m compensation bill. ...
First Choice compensation for holiday horror was the last thing on its mind image
....The main bar was shut, the pool area was being tiled and pneumatic drills roared all day. We complained and First Choice agreed to pay us £1,000 in compensation. ...
Why Brits got the bug for holiday sickness scams image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 31st of July 2017 05:19:53 PM
....com were expanding into TV advertising. The company’s site offers an easy explainer on how to claim on a no-win no-fee basis: “If you win your case, the only thing you will have to contribute is 25% of the compensation you are awarded, leaving the tour operator to pay for your solicitor’s entire basic charges and expenses. ...
BT offers to bring fast broadband to every rural community by 2020 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of July 2017 11:04:03 PM
....7 million households do not get the broadband speeds they pay for. Shapps’s report said that Ofcom, the regulator, should make providers such as BT, Sky and TalkTalk pay compensation if they fail to deliver promised speeds. ...
Victory! New-build leaseholds banned … but what of those already trapped? image
....The government this week announced plans to ban leasehold on future new-build homes, and cut ground rents on new flats to as low as zero. But those already trapped in spiralling ground rent contracts say the nightmare will continue until developers are forced to pay compensation. ...
We have to end the horror of this feudal leasehold system image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of July 2017 06:00:43 AM
.... The government could simply insist all new flats are sold on a commonhold basis. But what to do about existing leaseholds? Of course, greedy freeholders who have ruthlessly exploited leaseholders will demand “compensation”. ...
Lloyds takes fresh £1bn hit from PPI compensation claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of July 2017 08:29:53 AM
....The Financial Conduct Authority said £283m of this would be paid to customers after the the bank had acknowledged that when customers fell into arrears, it did not always do enough to ensure their arrears payment plans were affordable and sustainable. Another £58m will be used to cover the administrative costs of paying the compensation, while another £212m is related to arrears handling of unsecured lending. ...
'Disgusting and astonishing': how do the UK's top 1% view tax avoidance? image
.... But the fact the UK allows its territories to openly flout international tax transparency principles is astonishing. The industry I work in, private equity, is built around the use of legal tax planning to avoid the payment of taxes, and around the classification of executives’ performance-related compensation as capital gains [profit from an asset] rather than income. ...
Victory on employment tribunal fees: this is what justice feels like | Jason Moyer-Lee image
.... Luckily their union, the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB), paid their £2,400 of employment tribunal fees, otherwise they would not have been able to bring their claims. A number of months later their employer openly admitted to unlawful behaviour, issued the missing contracts and payslips, paid thousands of pounds of overdue wages and thousands more in compensation. ...
Virtual reality hit when I tried to cash in my bitcoins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of July 2017 06:00:33 AM
....Bitcoin is a virtual currency that has become a fount of free cash for fraudsters. It can be sold on online exchange sites for real money and transferred into the buyer’s virtual wallet, but these wallets are vulnerable to hackers and bitcoin transactions are not regulated so there’s no compensation. ...
Noel Edmonds increases compensation claim for HBOS fraud to £300m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 06:56:42 PM
. Noel Edmonds has increased his compensation claim against Lloyds Banking Group to £300m after he fell victim to fraud at the hands of former HBOS Reading staff. ...
Leasehold houses and the ground rent scandal: all you need to know image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 03:05:21 PM
.... But serious questions remain about the future of people in existing contracts. The government wants to see more compensation programmes, such as the £130m assistance scheme set up by Taylor Wimpey, although that scheme has been widely condemned as inadequate by campaigners. ...
ATOL and ABTA: Financial protection for your summer holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of July 2017 02:44:00 PM
Moss Bros outfit delivery isn’t its strong suit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of July 2017 06:00:31 AM
....Moss Bros, which claims to offer more styles and sizes than any other British retailer, says Koolen’s case was an isolated incident. However, he insists the company only contacted him to offer compensation after Guardian Money got involved. ...
UK court blocks £14bn class action case against MasterCard image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 10:39:18 PM
....Critics say such regimes encourage claims without merit. But others argue they are designed to offer a more effective and economic route to compensation for UK-based consumers and businesses that fall victim to anti-competitive conduct and saves on hefty advertising costs to rally a large group together. ...

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