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Ok phoned them, I missed the ladies name, DOH!

 

She confirmed they had a huge backlog, and she could see my cheque had been requested but not sent out, I asked for a direct payment, she said that would be fine but it would take another 7 days!

 

Can I get a Baliff Order and go and take their chairs? :) I knew from the offset that I'd get this wrong!

 

At least the interest is adding up with each day!

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I dont think you should be criticising yourself. Perhaps you should have been more severe in tying them to your deadlines rather than theirs.

 

You do not have to accept that 7 days nonsense - if they want to they can issue a payment on the same day.

 

If you want to send in the Bailiffs, go ahead. You may not get immediate results as they may take some days to respond and then they will probably send a letter to the Halifax informing them that they hold a Warrant of Execution against them. This will give them a period of 7-10 days to pay up.

 

More likely, a Bailiff's warrant will probably concentrate the Halifax' mind and they will pay up.

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Thanks Henrysdad I read your post yesterday, very reassuring, I hope you've had success in your claims.

 

Today I finally recieved a cheque in settlement of my claim :) I'll forward a small donation when I recieve my salary at the end of the month, this clears the majority of my OD. :)

 

Thanks to all behind this site, I actually said a few weeks before I send my DPA request, "I've left it to late now, its not worth trying!" Good luck all :)

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congratulations well done can you pm a mod so they can update the database and also can you please complete the survey the links at the top of the page

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