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    • Hi @BankFodder
      Sorry for only updating you now, but after your guidance with submitting the claim it was pretty straight forward and I didn't want to unnecessarily waste your time. Especially with this guide you wrote here, so many thanks for that
      So I issued the claim on day 15 and they requested more time to respond.
      They took until the last day to respond and denied the claim, unsurprisingly saying my contract was with Packlink and not with them.
       
      I opted for mediation, and it played out very similarly to other people's experiences.
       
      In the first call I outlined my case, and I referred to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 as the reason to why I do in fact have a contract with them. 
       
      In the second call the mediator came back with an offer of the full amount of the phone and postage £146.93, but not the court costs. I said I was not willing to accept this and the mediator came across as a bit irritated that I would not accept this and said I should be flexible. I insisted that the law was on my side and I was willing to take them to court. The mediator went back to Hermes with what I said.
       
      In the third call the mediator said that they would offer the full amount. However, he said that Hermes still thought that I should have taken the case against Packlink instead, and that they would try to recover the court costs themselves from Packlink.
       
      To be fair to them, if Packlink wasn't based in Spain I would've made the claim against them instead. But since they are overseas and the law lets me take action against Hermes directly, it's the best way of trying to recover the money.
       
      So this is a great win. Thank you so much for your help and all of the resources available on this site. It has helped me so much especially as someone who does not know anything about making money claims.
       
      Many thanks, stay safe and have a good Christmas!
       
       
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just wandered would it be better to tick the boxes on universal job sight to give the jc access, to your job search,what should i aspect if i do tick them,

also if i want can i untick them at a later date to stop them having access if they are sending me unsuitable jobs.

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just wandered would it be better to tick the boxes on universal job sight to give the jc access, to your job search,what should i aspect if i do tick them,

also if i want can i untick them at a later date to stop them having access if they are sending me unsuitable jobs.

 

Personally no I certainly wouldn't give them access

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I can't see a good reason to allow the JCP staff access, but if you do tick the boxes you can untick them later if you wish.

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If you tick the box it will give the JC the chance to send you jobs to apply for - and this is probably the reason they'll use to try to get you to do this as they'll then be able to 'help' you by finding you vacancies.

 

..BUT they will be jobs they think you're suited to, not necessarily ones you can do (or even want). Plus, as these jobs come from your advisor, they will be classed as 'notified' jobs, which means you must apply for them or face a sanction being raised for not following the advisors direction.

 

Best not to tick the box :) Find the jobs yourself then at least you know you're applying for something fairly suitable to you.

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