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    • Hi all,   I would appreciate some help with a default date.   I took out an Egg credit card on 10/01/2005. I missed payments and eventually it defaulted but I do not remember when. But, my credit file says it defaulted on 02/11/2015 and it says it’s Arrow Global now. I contacted Arrow to enquire about the default date because I don’t remember having the card for as long as 11 years. Arrow say they purchased the account on 21/12/2014.   I also put in a CCA request with Arrow but they say they have no documents from the original creditor i.e. Egg and nothing themselves. I've asked for a notice of assignment which apparently is on its way to me since the last month or so and apparently I made a payment of £10 on 7th April 2016 but I don't remember this so I've checked my bank accounts and nothing left my bank accounts on or near this date.   So strange, something isn't right.   I am also confused how the default date can be after the purchase date as from what I understand, Egg would have had to default the account before a DCA could purchase it? Or am I wrong?!   Would appreciate any advice and information!   Thanks, Jdip
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    • For sure, It's just that waiting on that is taking a long time and i've had one bank end their relationship with me over it after I applied for a planned overdraft, Thanks for your advice anyway!
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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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Hi cags


I hired web design company to design my e-commerce store.

I have discussed every thing about design time was set for 4 to 5 weeks .

Design was not what we discussed specially product pages.



They offered to add 30 products and will show me how add ,edit product

how to operate site which they never did.

50% deposit was paid and remaining 50% will be payable before go live.



once web site gone live i realize issues product image was showing up half awful on mobiles view and tablets.

they required remaining balance before the can do any work .



I needed go live just don't want create any argue

so paid the balance in line that any changes required they will and i have emailed from them to prove .



Since they got the money ignorance start no answer my phone calls .



so i requested them to provide me admin login details so i can do myself or pay somewhere else to do the work.


They refused me admin login details and set up as a user only

Stating that they don't give out admin login details

their explanation was that you can change what you like and some thing go wrong you will blame on us .



its nearly month now this game is going on .

last thursday i emailed them that you are leaving with no option to take legal action,

their response was go to court and we will take this email as pre-court letter.


website is ready to go live .

IN their contract i own the website, design ,content after full payment

.its wordpress e-commerce and i own the domain myself.



They knows that i wanted go live so playing games and causing me potential financial loss .

What is my options are?

Take legal action against them,

and pay some one else to website from scratch and claim the cost from them plus compensations


They have no legal right to take my website hostage.

when there is no dispute.

I am running out from options.


any advice will appreciated



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