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    by BazzaS

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    1. Forum for Ulster Bank Customers to exchange stories /report problems and share information

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      8th March 2017, 15:07

    2. Come here to discuss general issues in the unlawful charging by banks debate.
      Any general issues about unfair bank charges.

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      by pfozz

      27th June 2017, 21:16

    3. We hear very few good stories about the FOS. Mostly we get accounts of delays, lack of transparency, unsatisfactory or over-cautious outcomes.
      The banks preferred route for complaints. Under-resourced and mocked by the banking industry
      Tell your experiences of the Financial Ombudsman Service - good or bad.

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      25th April 2017, 16:59

    4. If you live in Scotland or have an account in Scotland, please take time to join the new Scotland User Group. (Not for RBS/HBOS English accounts.)

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      by dx100uk

      27th June 2017, 15:43

    5. The misselling of Payment Protection Insurance is widespread, and believed to run into billions of pounds. This forum will help you to see if you have a valid claim for a refund, and guide you through the process.

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    6. Meet other A&L Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. They FSA see A&L as one of the weak links in the present bank liquidity crisis. Is it you or the A&L which is spending beyond their means?

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      by Multay

      13th May 2017, 18:35

    7. Meet other Barclays Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. The is the bank which the BBC found had a culture of dishonesty. Let us know if you agree.

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    8. Meet other Coop Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. Exchange encouragement and information about getting your bank charges refunded

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      by dx100uk

      27th January 2017, 03:06

    9. Meet other Halifax Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. Exchange encouragement and information about getting your bank charges refunded

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      by dx100uk

      Today, 10:55

    10. Meet other HSBC Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. Exchange encouragement and information about getting your bank charges refunded

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      by dx100uk

      17th June 2017, 22:02

    11. Meet other Lloyds Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. Exchange encouragement and information about getting your bank charges refunded

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      by BazzaS

      Today, 14:35

    12. This is an industry which is poorly regulated and which is causing a huge problem for consumers who are looking round for some extra money.
      If you are thinking of borrowing money then you need to read through this forum carefully

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      18th May 2017, 19:51

    13. Meet other MBNA customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. Exchange encouragement and information about getting your bank charges refunded.

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      7th June 2017, 22:19

    14. Britain's newest bank. But will they be any better than the others? Don't hold your breath. After the first flush of youth, we expect to hear the same old stories - and you can tell us those stories here.

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      25th April 2017, 23:40

    15. Meet other NatWest Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. Exchange encouragement and information about getting your bank charges refunded

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      by dx100uk

      Today, 13:59

    16. Meet other Nationwide Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. A spokesman described some of their customers as "serial abusers" of their accounts. Is this true? - or is it really the Nationwide which is the serial abuser of its customers' accounts..

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      19th May 2017, 12:47

    17. Meet other RBS customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. Exchange encouragement and information about getting your bank charges refunded

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      by dx100uk

      20th June 2017, 12:14

    18. TSB

      The "totally clean bank" but " nothing has changed..." from Lloyds. "The banking giant's chief executive, Antonio Horta-Osorio, told the BBC last week that the only change they would notice would be a change of name." Hmm, doesn't sound very hopeful, then.

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    19. Meet other Abbey/Santander Bank customers who have also been faced with excessive unfair bank charges. Exchange encouragement and information about getting your bank charges refunded

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    20. Now that their actual costs and CYNthesys have been revealed by the BBC, claim everything back for as far back as you want. Even if you have already accepted a compromise settlement, go back and get the rest.

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      by dx100uk

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    21. If you work for a bank or did do. If you want to speak on behalf of any of the banks or you want to whistleblow. Do it here. You are welcome to have your say about bank charges. Registration is confidential if you post under a UserID. You MUST let us know if you work for a bank.

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      by siriusb

      2nd September 2016, 14:31

  2. Been subject of excessive unfair treatment by some other company? Banks, Building Societies, other companies? Discuss it here

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    by dx100uk

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    1. Sub forum for all Creation Finance associated issues.

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      by angelai

      31st May 2017, 21:22

    2. Includes Provident,Greenwood and Vanquis Card.

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    3. Forum for discussion/information following the FSA investigation into CPP's business practices. CPP sold card protection and identity theft policies.

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    4. Info and discussion. Please start your own thread if your issues concern refunds.

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      27th June 2017, 19:59

    8. CitiCards claims - all in one place for the benefit of their customers and aslo for CitiCards and their solicitors who are monitoring this site despite the prohibition on them doing so. feel free to post your Citicards claim. there is no disadvantage in doing so.

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    14. **Existing Successful Claims Only *NO* New Threads Please** - Contact a moderator to move your thread

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