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    • Thanks DX.  I've ploughed through the pages and dug out what I feel are the relevant ones. Obviously, some of these are duplicates of what I've put up before.  Anyway, I would be hugely grateful if someone can look over and advise. Reading though other posts and on other cases that I've had help with from here, I don't think they have much of a case - given the weakness of much of their "evidence" - but obviously I would be grateful for some expert advice from the helpful souls on here.    Thank you.    B   Witness Oct19_redacted.pdf
    • You came here for advice, soem advice has been given adn you question the validity and source of that advice. We are all lay peopele, ie not giving professional advice but it is based on experience of the world and in some cases working in the field that advice is given on. Now you dont have to take our advice, we wont get the huff if you prefer to look elsewhere or do something else. when I asked what you think they would do with your NI number it is to prod you to think for yourself and question why they would ask for this when there is nothing legal they can do with the information so wouild you be wnating to give it to them knowing that they would want it to break the law if they processed it. Now you can take that up with the company at the top but TBH unless you want to spend money on a lawyer they will not answer the question or fob you off with some ridiculous answer anyway.   so for the moment read a lot about  RLP and similar situations to yours ans make particular note of what happened to the peopel in the end. You will find no threads theat ended by saying " thanks to you I gor sued by RLP and owe them a fortune". It isnt going to happen and the reasons why are explained in many threads. They rely on your feeling of guilt to get anywhere
    • you need to respond to their letter saying that you belive that you ahve been paid correctly ( or underpaid if you are due a small amount of accrued holiday pay etc) and demand that they show a full account of what you received, when and why and how they arrived at this figure. You then reconcile that with your P45 and use the figures to bat off any furhter demands if they still akke one. Come back if they dotn drop the matter and give us the full breakdown on hours worked, hourly rate, gross pay, tax paid  etc
    • @dx100ukI never got a response to my SAR from Octopus.   But I have just received a 'letter before court action' from one of their legal representatives, who have been "instructed to consider legal action against [me] if full payment, a settlement or your proposals to make suitable repayments arrangements are not received in the next 30 days."   I'm reading the threads now. Any advice on how to proceed? 
    • I would say let them do their worst, it will surely backfire on them. Now with restrictive contracts that stop you working fro competitors- these are notoriously vague so often not worth the paper they are written on. also they have to be fair so for example if there are only 2 companies in the UK that make a certain product your employer cant say you arent allowed to work for the other one. If you were for example trained as a hairdersser and you were going to open a salon in the next street to your ex employer then the restriction would apply if worded correctly. Dont panic about this, your new employer will be au fait with the situation and time spent worrying about a nastly letter will in their eyes take you eye off the ball so concentrate on the new job.
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Mileage discrepancy - RAC vehicle history check

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Hi guys,

 

In 2018, I bought an used Renault Scenic I saw advertised in a Facebook group. I was impressed because it had very low mileage.

 

To be safe, I purchased a RAC Passport (https://vehicle-history-check.rac.co.uk/) to be on the safe side. It happened very quickly as I purchase the car on the same day I saw it advertised.

 

However, now that I was going to sell the car, I was warned that the car dashboard had been replaced (a common issue to this model apparently) and the mileage had been reset.

 

I have contacted RAC to claim my money back, as it didn't show anything on the report but now they want a hell lot of information, like copies of my driving license, the address and phone number of the person I purchased the car from. 

 

All I want is the compensation and not much hassle. 

 

Has anyone experienced it before? What if I don't provide the information they want? I don't even remember the person's name or phone number. I roughly know were he was staying, but he was moving back to his home country.

 

What is RAC responsibility on this? Can I refuse to give the previous owner information?

 

Thanks.

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well, they are asking questions because they need to ascertain  information from several sources rather than just taking your word for things. You might not be who you say you are.

You can refuse to give whatever information you dont feel like giving but you wont gte any compensation or even help from the RAC then.

Your choice. If you were to take the matter to court what do you think you would have to provide to get anywhere and court isnt hassle free either. be realistic.

the address of the seller will be on the v5

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