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Hi everyone

I am a newbee to this forum. I have been reading your threads about sspl and could really relate to them. I got a personal loan against my home in 2006. I was told I had to have ppi, however when my ex husband was made redundant we were not covered. I have been trying for years to claim back the money which is over £10,000. everyone just passes the buck. I have got a customer copy of the loan agreement. I have wrote to sppl who claims it is the brokers responsibility who has gone bust. any advice please?

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Don't you mean Southern Pacific?

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Who were the brokers ?

 
 

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looks like they are still trading;

http://www.checkcompany.co.uk/company/09185357/BAKER-WILLIAMS-ASSOCIATES-LTD

 

BAKER WILLIAMS ASSOCIATES LTD is a Private Limited Company registered on 21/08/2014 with company number 09185357. The company has a status listed as "Active". The business office is registered in 1 Manor Road, Sandbach, Cheshire East CW11 2ND, UK

 

Registered Office

 

 

 

1 MANOR ROAD

SANDBACH

 

CW11 2ND

ENGLAND

 

http://www.endole.co.uk/company/09185357/baker-williams-associates-ltd?

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looks like they are still trading;

http://www.checkcompany.co.uk/company/09185357/BAKER-WILLIAMS-ASSOCIATES-LTD

 

BAKER WILLIAMS ASSOCIATES LTD is a Private Limited Company registered on 21/08/2014 with company number 09185357. The company has a status listed as "Active". The business office is registered in 1 Manor Road, Sandbach, Cheshire East CW11 2ND, UK

 

Registered Office

 

 

 

1 MANOR ROAD

SANDBACH

 

CW11 2ND

ENGLAND

 

http://www.endole.co.uk/company/09185357/baker-williams-associates-ltd?

 

The important bit here is the section I have placed in bold. This company was only registered in August 2014. It is not the same company that sold the PPI.

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