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    • Hello,

      On 15/1/24 booked appointment with Big Motoring World (BMW) to view a mini on 17/1/24 at 8pm at their Enfield dealership.  

      Car was dirty and test drive was two circuits of roundabout on entry to the showroom.  Was p/x my car and rushed by sales exec and a manager into buying the mini and a 3yr warranty that night, sale all wrapped up by 10pm.  They strongly advised me taking warranty out on car that age (2017) and confirmed it was honoured at over 500 UK registered garages.

      The next day, 18/1/24 noticed amber engine warning light on dashboard , immediately phoned BMW aftercare team to ask for it to be investigated asap at nearest garage to me. After 15 mins on hold was told only their 5 service centres across the UK can deal with car issues with earliest date for inspection in March ! Said I’m not happy with that given what sales team advised or driving car. Told an amber warning light only advisory so to drive with caution and call back when light goes red.

      I’m not happy to do this, drive the car or with the after care experience (a sign of further stresses to come) so want a refund and to return the car asap.

      Please can you advise what I need to do today to get this done. 
       

      Many thanks 
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    • Housing Association property flooding. https://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/topic/438641-housing-association-property-flooding/&do=findComment&comment=5124299
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    • We have finally managed to obtain the transcript of this case.

      The judge's reasoning is very useful and will certainly be helpful in any other cases relating to third-party rights where the customer has contracted with the courier company by using a broker.
      This is generally speaking the problem with using PackLink who are domiciled in Spain and very conveniently out of reach of the British justice system.

      Frankly I don't think that is any accident.

      One of the points that the judge made was that the customers contract with the broker specifically refers to the courier – and it is clear that the courier knows that they are acting for a third party. There is no need to name the third party. They just have to be recognisably part of a class of person – such as a sender or a recipient of the parcel.

      Please note that a recent case against UPS failed on exactly the same issue with the judge held that the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 did not apply.

      We will be getting that transcript very soon. We will look at it and we will understand how the judge made such catastrophic mistakes. It was a very poor judgement.
      We will be recommending that people do include this adverse judgement in their bundle so that when they go to county court the judge will see both sides and see the arguments against this adverse judgement.
      Also, we will be to demonstrate to the judge that we are fair-minded and that we don't mind bringing everything to the attention of the judge even if it is against our own interests.
      This is good ethical practice.

      It would be very nice if the parcel delivery companies – including EVRi – practised this kind of thing as well.

       

      OT APPROVED, 365MC637, FAROOQ, EVRi, 12.07.23 (BRENT) - J v4.pdf
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My Halifax account has been practically dormant for a couple of years...11p credit forgot I had it. Seemed to remember collossal charges in 2001. Sure enough, ordered statements, claiming £746. Sent initial letter by E mail today..will maybe post copy also. As they have just issued me D Card hope they don't close account.......

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Just to let u know, received letter from halifax today saying they are sorry blah....

blah....they will be investigating my complaint and hope to be in touch within next 4 weeks... Sure I only gave them 14 days LOL. Well will be sending letter B4 Action if I don't hear within the timescale I set....

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Received letter today from Halifax, offering me £250- as a goodwill gesture...along with acceptance form to sign FULL AND FINAL SETTLEMENT.....

Needless to say, won't be signing anything. Will be writing to them later accepting their offer but tell them of my intention to persue the amount in full.

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Well, nothing yet from Halifax, so claim forms prepared ready to go. Have got 'till 25th April however.......

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We're watching.... and things seem to be going ok.

 

Good luck

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Did not get to the court yesterday to submit claim. Guess what popped through the letter box today?.....another letter from the Halifax, attempting to reach an amicable solution. Now offering £476- in final settlement. Needless to say, not accepting this. Court tomorrow LOL...

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Hi all just couldn't beleive it. Took in my claim for Halifax, personally was told it would be dated same day, 29th April. Still had not received confirmation . Called them this morning , gave me a claim no. and told me would be dated from 7th May!!! as only issued on 5th. Due to staff training etc.

Had problem with them before and BF called them. Of course they were most apologetic. It doesn't seem to have worked though. Should this be allowed or can they be reported?????

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No reason why you can't lodge a complaint but in practical terms it won't make any difference hon.

 

 

 

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Hi Yasmin - your two Halifax threads have been merged into this one :)

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Finally Claim Settled, LOL, and for the full amount. Two in one day, my luck must be in......

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CONGRATULATIONS

This is great news, well done.

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Tnx and yes survey complete and donation in, realise that's so important, sure every little helps....Fantastic job u guys are doing!!!!!!

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