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  1. Mediation is a must if you want to stay on the right side of the judge and avoid the opposing party using a refusal to mediation against you during the case. Specific attention is being paid by courts to timescales in orders; and the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) such as mediation. Practice Direction- Pre-Action Conduct section 1.2(2) and section 8 asks participants to consider ADR methods before going down a more formal route, and the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) part 1.4(e) asks parties to explore the suitability to mediate. If a mediation offer is not considered or explore
  2. Hi all, I came across this site googling a company called asset link capital 5, they have taken over my Barclay cc debt and I wasn't sure if it was a [problem] or not. I've read through a lot of posts and I'm intrigued and excited about the potential. Currently I am paying Gregory Pennington £183 per month(£38.50 in fees) £144.50 split between 3 creditors for the following amounts. The Dmp started mid 2014 Barclaycard Services £6,744.23 PRA Group (UK) Limited - Bromley £7,174.96 SCL Collections £4,413.73 I've just had a letter from ALC5 saying they have
  3. I've received a notice stating that my landlord is offering me suitable alternative accommodation and I shall be required to move. That was two weeks ago. 1 Previously the landlord has written to me stating that they cannot require me to move and will not require me to move. 2 No alternative has in fact been offered. I've done the obvious and emailed pointing out the above and also expressing surprise at receiving a notice without warning. I have had a reply stating that they have noted what I have written. Now, what do I do? I am a Housing Association tenant and hav
  4. Credit unions have been around in the UK since the late 1970s and are a form of co-operative and self help organisation. They were set up to offer low-cost loans of smaller amounts for people who couldn’t get affordable credit, or who were using doorstep lenders. Sadly, they are an underused resource, but they are a realistic alternative to payday loans [PDLs] and loansharks. As they are not profit-making, their rates are much lower than other high street lenders or PDL companies. There are 400 to 500 credit unions in the UK with almost a million members. As well as low-
  5. Any help would be appreciated. I am trying to establish whether my solicitor has acted negligent by not following the pre-action protocol in respect of a Disrepair claim which has now been settled, after 6 years of my local council denying liability under the OLA 1957. I had an accident during the period where liability was being disputed but my solicitor is claiming that he did not have the funds to pursue a PI claim but never advised me on this, and on checking the pre action protocol under Disrepair claim there is reference that would suggest that in any event, a claim for PI aris
  6. my wife has a 34J charge for Bolton Road Bradford. She had never been to Bradford before As far as I can see, there IS signage when the lane becaomes a bus lane but the road is a single carriageway two lane one one way one the other. So, at the point that the lane becomes a bus lane you are suddenly faced with the choice of STOP and do a 3 point turn or turn suddenly right up a little narrow side road which goes who knows where. The person on the phone says there should be signage at the start of the road that says it becomes a bus lane further on and also signage at every entry po
  7. Hi Insurers: Ocaso Management Company - The Davies Group Underwriters - ?? I seem to be involved in a passive aggressive/aggressive aggressive and rather strange encounter with my loss adjuster regarding Alternative Accommodation. I've had a look through all the threads and my Policy Booklet and in desperation, contacted the Financial Ombudsman Service, but seem to have ended up with more questions than answers. My alternative accommodation was originally and begrudgingly booked for 21 days (after proof of a medical condition which would have been further exacerbated if I h
  8. Hi, My company employed a receptionist in June and her contract said: "The Employee's salary is £20k per annum. Upon successful completion of probabtion period the employee's salary will be raised to £24k." Her probation period expires soon and we are not happy with her, but would continue to hire her on limited tasks. However we believe that she does not deserve her increased in salary of £24k. We are wondering how to hire her on a similar type of job, but not incerase her salary to £24k. One colleague mentioned firing her, and hiring her with another contract the next d
  9. Mediation is a must if you want to stay on the right side of the judge and avoid the opposing party using a refusal to mediation against you during the case. Specific attention is being paid by courts to timescales in orders; and the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) such as mediation. Practice Direction- Pre-Action Conduct section 1.2(2) and section 8 asks participants to consider ADR methods before going down a more formal route, and the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) part 1.4(e) asks parties to explore the suitability to mediate. If a mediation offer is not considered or explore
  10. Hello I have two separate cases with the FO, i have tried to ask the progress of each case and they don't reply. 1, I'm trying to get back dated credit card statements from Natwest 2, Barclaycard messed up my credit card balance 8 month 0% transfer at the start and did not honor it and they are charging me the full 19.00% Any advise would be welcome Many thanks Dan
  11. Hi everyone. Its my 1st post, apologies if i've done anything wrong on here. But i've been really worried and can't sleep tonight. i Wonder if anyone can help with this: I've been driving for 20 Years. I've never seen anything like this before. Paid the full years car Insurance online Got insurance Certificate, thought i was insured, got a 7 day cancellation letter, no phone calls notifying cancellation or asking for further information, think they are saying it's due to a failed credit check (their letter is below) I now need to get cover with another insurer. D
  12. Hi Has anyone had any success dealing with Scottish Power with any alternative remedy to the Energy Ombudsman, please? I'm helping out a seriously ill friend whose bills have got in a mess over a number of year he's been in and out of hospital with various internal organs packing up. I've been trying to disentangle his energy bills which is through Scottish Power which he had no choice about as it was mandatory as part of his rental. It's all very convoluted but comes down to them refusing repeatedly to amend the billing address to make sure he received bills, f
  13. Credit unions have been around in the UK since the late 1970s and are a form of co-operative and self help organisation. They were set up to offer low-cost loans of smaller amounts for people who couldn’t get affordable credit, or who were using doorstep lenders. Sadly, they are an underused resource, but they are a realistic alternative to payday loans [PDLs] and loansharks. As they are not profit-making, their rates are much lower than other high street lenders or PDL companies. There are 400 to 500 credit unions in the UK with almost a million members. As well a
  14. Like so many people on these forums I too have suffered through my use and misuse of payday loans. At my lowest i had 13 of them yes thats right 13. Thankfully today I am clear of all companies but i truly know the stress and worry dealing with payday lenders causes. Recently there has been alot of talk about banning adverts from payday loans which I do think will help a bit but they will find other ways of getting there message across. I just wish there had been advertising about payday lenders in the same way as smoking adverts are aired. I.e using payday lenders may seriously da
  15. Hi all, i am new to this site and would just like some advice. I have been trying to claim my ppi back since the beginning of April. This was for personal loans dating back to 1998. It was for three separate loans one paying off another. I received a letter yesterday saying they uphold my complaint, but are offering an alternative redress rather than paying back all premiums paid. I have received bank statements from them but i find them very unclear as to exactly how much i have paid in premiums, they also say that the final loan did not have any pii added.
  16. H, I was hoping to try imoney managment but the link is not working and it appears to have disappeared off the internet. Is there an alternative free software program I can get do you know? Ta
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