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    • as you have appealed you have lost certain protections in law but that doesnt change the law of contract. if you live close to the site or visit there can you please take some pictures of the car park entrance, any signs there and any signs inside the car park plus more importantly pictures of the offending payment machine. You can pretend to enter something to show what you can and cant see to highlight the problem and use this stick of their to beat them with. They dont ahve a hope in hell in enforcing this  but being  a buch of litigious and greedy cowboys they will, unjfortunately not see reason. what did their rejecton letter say? No IPC member ever accepts an appeal and nor do the IAS, they are not honest brokers so dotn be put off by this. Please redact any personal information and that will include car reg and any reference numbers, bar codes QR codes etc   If you still have the ticket even better as it show that you paid and then any other demand they make as a condition of parking is of no real consequence
    • Have had phone contact from the court. Judge has sent a court date of mid August, as he wants to see how to proceed in light of the "mystery" discontinuation form. As far as I'm aware, he requires all to attend on the date. I do need to double check the attendance requirements though, as I'm not at home to see the actual letter notification.
    • One from the newspapers, a motorist who took time to change his baby's nappy before feeding the meter at Sutton Harbour, Plymouth was sued by Britannia parking but the judge threw out the claim becuse "neither the sign or the small print made it sufficiently clear that the time started when entering the car park". Now as usual the paper refers to a "fine" and  it has been commented on before by judges tht the clock doesnt start when you enter the car park but should only take into account the actual parking period and hence the MINIMUM 10 minute grace period. So peeps, look at the wording fo the signage and if there isnt a clear definition of the grace period no binding contract! Will they change their ANPR systems to reflect this? Of course not, the majority of people will pay up even though the charge is unlawful.
    • yous is the reason already there
    • Purely out of curiosity, if I don't pay and go to court will the fine be more if i'm found guilty?   
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    • Future Comms issues. Read more at https://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/topic/416504-future-comms-issues/
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    • This is a bit of a lengthy one but I’ll summerise best as possible.
       
      THIS IS HOW THE PHONECALL WENT 
       
      I was contacted by future comms by phone, they stated that they could beat any phone contract I have , (I am a limited company but just myself that needs a business phone and I am the only worker) 
      I told future comms my deal, £110 per month with a phone and a virtual landline, they confirmed that they could beat that, £90 per month with a phone , virtual landline  they also confirmed they would pay Vodafone (previous provider) the termination fee. As I am in business, naturally I was open to making a deal. So we proceeded. 
      Future comms then revealed that the contract would be with PLAN.COM and the airtime would be provided by 02, I instantly told them that this would break the deal as I have poor 02 signal in the house where I live as my partner is on 02 and constantly complaining about bad signal
      the salesman assured me he would send a signal booster box out with the phone so I would have perfect signal.
      so far so good.....
      i then explained this is the only mobile phone I use for business and pleasure, so therefore I didn’t want any disconnection time in the slightest between the switchover from Vodafone to 02
      the salesman then confirmed that the existing phone would only be disconnected once the new phone was switched on.
      so far so good....
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    • A shocking story of domestic and economic abuse compounded by @BarclaysUKHelp ‏ bank complicity – coming soon @A_Gentle_Woman. Read more at https://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/topic/415737-a-shocking-story-of-domestic-and-economic-abuse-compounded-by-barclaysukhelp-%E2%80%8F-bank-complicity-%E2%80%93-coming-soon-a_gentle_woman/
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    • The FSA has announced large fines against DB UK Bank Limited (trading as DB Mortgages) - DeutscheBank and also against Redstone for their unfair treatment of their customers.
      Please see the links below for summaries and full details from the FSA website.
      It is now completely clear that any arrears charges which exceed actual administrative costs are unfair and therefore unlawful.
      Furthemore, irresponsible lending practices are also unfair and unlawful.
      Additionally there are other unfair practices including unarranged counsellor visits - even if they have been attempted.
      You are entitled to refuse counsellor visits and not incur any charges.
      Any charges for counsellor visits must not seek to make profits. The cost of the visits must be passed on to you at cost price.
      We are hearing stories of people being charged for counsellor visits for which there is no evidence that they were even attempted.
      It is clear that some mortgage lenders are trying to cheat you out of your money.
      You should ascertain how much has been taken from you and claim it back. The chances of winning are better than 90%. It is highly likely that the lender will attempt to avoid court action and offer you back your money.
      However, you should ensure that you receive a proper rate of interest and this means that you should be seeking at least restitutionary damages - which would be much higher than the statutory 8%.
      Furthermore, you should assess whether the paying of demands for unlawful excessive charges has also out you further into arrears and if this has caused you further penalties in terms of extra interest or any other prejudice. This should be claimed as well.
      If excessive unlawful charges have resulted in your credit file being affected, then you should take this into account also when working out exactly what you want by way of remedy from the lender.
      You should consult others on these forums when considering any offer.
      You must not make any complaint through the Ombudsman. your time will be wasted, you will wait up to 2 yrs and there will be a minimal 8% award of interest and no account will be taken of any other damage you have suffered.
      You must make your complaint through the County Court for a rapid and effective remedy.

      http://www.fsa.gov.uk/pages/Library/Communication/PR/2010/120.shtml
      http://www.fsa.gov.uk/pubs/final/redstone.pdf
      http://www.fsa.gov.uk/pubs/final/db_uk.pdf
       
      http://www.fsa.gov.uk/pages/consumerinformation/firmnews/2011/db_mortgages.shtml
      Do you have a mortage arears claim to make? Then post your story on the forum here
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at present we are having issues

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Think there have been 'issues' for a while now, like when my log in details was placed over the 'The Consumer Forums' patch, top right

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Hi would like to post a new question on Tesco credit card but can't find new post bit? In case someone can answer my question? If Tesco defaulted my credit card with them 8 -10 years ago, the default no longer exists on my credit reports. However I have a payment in plan with them for £5 a month. Today they told me I have to fill in an expenditure and income form and they will decide if I can keep paying £5 a month? I told them no need I don't need to and my offer of a fiver a month is what Ii can afford. The guy went onto say if I didn't fill in the form they would take further action....I questioned what action and he would not say? Thought once a default has been served and elapsed they couldn't do much more if you are willing to keep making a payment?

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Seem to have lost the new posts link on the forum or today's posts?

Has the Forum Skin been redesigned. Getting on both Firefox and Chrome.

 

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Hi.

 

We're having problems with the New Posts function at the moment. You may not have read that our Webmaster passed away a couple of weeks ago which is why things aren't 100% at the moment. We're working on it.

 

In the meantime, I'll merge your thread with the other one asking about the same problem.

 

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Interestingly, I can see New Posts on my phone but not on my PC.


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Hi.

 

We're having problems with the New Posts function at the moment. You may not have read that our Webmaster passed away a couple of weeks ago which is why things aren't 100% at the moment. We're working on it.

 

In the meantime, I'll merge your thread with the other one asking about the same problem.

 

HB

 

Understandable

 

Take as long as needed being a gremlin

 

Thanks for the update

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Seems the bar on header latest post cannot be found??


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You mean " New Posts " ?

 

This has now be rectified...delete your browsing history and refresh

 

Thread moved to the appropriate forum.

 

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Do you mean New Posts, OC? It did disappear for a few days, but it's been working for me since yesterday.

 

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sorry yes seem to have the whole bar area missing?


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You mean " New Posts " ?

 

This has now be rectified...delete your browsing history and refresh

 

Thread moved to the appropriate forum.

 

Andy

 

Thank you thank you :whoo:

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