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  1. This topic was closed on 03/06/19. If you have a problem which is similar to the issues raised in this topic, then please start a new thread and you will get help and support there. If you would like to post up some information which is relevant to this particular topic then please flag the issue up to the site team and the thread will be reopened. - Consumer Action Group
  2. Hi all Several weeks ago i was approached by a specialist recruitment agency for a job in Africa. I submitted all relevant c.v's, and qualifications etc., which were all genuine, and was offered the post for a minimum of 6months. I gave in my notice, to a firm i had been with for several years, and took up my new role. However, it transpired that the job in fact was differant to what i do, and in fact wasn't qualified for, and i was(quite correctly) let go after 6weeks. This has left me unemployed, and out of pocket. Have i got grounds for any legal action against the recruitment agency here, as they promised me 6 months work on the strength of the information a gave them, which was honest and true. I am down at least £32,000.
  3. Just noticed your thread. My case was settled early last year(check the thread history). I too was ordered to attend a pre-lim hearing by the court,and just before........Abbey settled(shock horror!) Hopefully you'll get the same. Good Luck.
  4. sorry guys, what i actually meant by interest, is the interest i have been charged per month on my overdraft. I'm assuming it is legal for them to charge interest on my overdraft, and as such un-reclaimable. Is that assumption correct?
  5. I am about to begin a claim against the natwest. Having received my statements, i have realised my account has actually changed from a "current plus" to an "advantage gold" and is now a current account. I have read natties thread concerning the "ag" account, but with the subsequent current account, there are monthly entries just labelled "charges"(the amount varies); is this reclaimable? Also, is ALL the interest i have been charged whilst overdrawn over the past several years reclaimable? I would be grateful if anyone could answer these questons, or at least point me in the direction of any relevant threads. Thanks All
  6. I found this website address yesterday, it's very helpful: Private PCN issued at Petrol Station! - FightBack Forums It seems there is quite a few of us in the same boat.
  7. On 2nd September 2006, i pulled into the BP garage at Gatwick Airport. i parked in a marked bay, bought a sandwich, a cup of tea and a newspaper, and got back in my car to eat my sandwich, drink my tea, and read my newspaper. Last Friday i received a parking charge from a private company(civil enforcement ltd) from Nottingham, asking for £150 , £75 if settled inside two weeks. Iwas parked there for 37mins(which i don't dispute), which was a breach of terms and conditions "prominently displayed at the entrance and around the car park". I don't dispute they were there, but i didn't see them. what should i do?
  8. sorry to but in on your thread guys, but just some support. Keep at the buggers, they really are pirates, and they will pay in the end. I wonder after reading so many stories on this web-site how the banks(all of them-not just shabby) can sleep at night, and the really mad thing is, they're STILL charging people, knowing fully well it is illegal. How can they get away with this. Anyway ,good luck.
  9. Last week, i chequed my account to find £2790 in my account, this was slightly more than i claimed, but there have been a couple of charges since my initial claim; the thing is , i've received no notification of either Abbey ,or DLAPiper about this being settlement without admitting liability etc.. Should i have? Also, the charges levied against me DID causse real hardship to me and my family, DID cause me stress, and DID cause pressure on my relationship with my wife. In view of the settlement, what steps can i take to sue Abbey for compensation, or have i "missed the boat" for that cause of action? Finally, how do i donate?
  10. Wild, well done seminole- we'll both have a drink this week eh?
  11. Cannot submit exact details as i'm working away from home until the weekend, but abbey have paid me £2700+ into my account. I'm not sure of the exact figure, but there it is!!!! A big thank you to anyone on this marvelous web-site that helped me, especially when my resolve was weak, and to anyone else who is in the same boat......DON'T GIVE UP, be strong and they'll pay in the end. They have to WE are right. Once again, CHEERS EVERYBODY.
  12. well well angry princess, thought i'd post on your thread for a change! Looks like i'm on my own now then eh? So from this Chester Boy.................................. WELL DONE AND CONGRATULATIONS GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. when did you receive notification of that then?
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