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    • FE499A8C-69E2-4D9A-9F00-8F3B570A546F.pdfFE499A8C-69E2-4D9A-9F00-8F3B570A546F.pdf Hi , I attached letters as described 
    • FSO is orchestra..FOS. erudio wont go anywhere near a court with this. your main issue is you keep poking the bear..and using the phone. they cant enforce them and they cant refuse back dated deferment.   get our copy of the old blank SLC deferment form from the home page of this SLC forum. filling out copies for the years you could/did not defer   send them off to erudio with a covering letter that you will not be entering into any further discussions over the issues   let 'em sweat.   as for admission, well you've got to do that anyway.
    • There's plenty information in the links I have provided which would suggest so...a deed must be witnessed ..not necessarily independent..but without three signatures its validity must be questioned.   See what your Solicitor thinks.
    • It seems there are a number of issues here. The first is that the matter was heard in your absence even though you informed the court that you would not be able to attend the hearing. It is most unusual for a court not to allow an adjournment for a minor motoring matter when the defendant has asked for one and has a good reason for asking.   Unfortunately, pleading guilty to speeding was the worst thing you could have done. They have no evidence that you were driving (that comes from you providing your details). When I asked you earlier whether you intended to ask for the usual “deal” (to drop the FtF charge in exchange for pleading guilty to speeding) I assumed you knew that you must maintain Not Guilty pleas to both matters until the deal was agreed. What I don’t understand is why you have not been convicted of speeding in view of that plea (and, as mentioned, how you didn’t land up with nine points).   The fine and costs seem to have been based on the default weekly income of £440 per week (the fine is 1.5 times weekly income). So, unless the income you stated was coincidentally £440 pw, it seems the statement of income you provided has not been used.   This is a mess, some of it down to you and some, it seems possibly down to the court. An appeal to the Crown Court is not advisable. You have not mentioned why you failed to provide the driver’s details but without you being there to offer a defence (and it’s a difficult charge to defend anyway) you were probably properly convicted of that. You were also lucky not to have been convicted of speeding. If you appeal against conviction to the Crown Court it will almost certainly fail and you may end up with a speeding conviction plus the Crown Court costs (which may be around £1k) into the bargain.   I believe your avenue of approach should be to the Clerk to the Justices of the area where the court is (details are available online from HMRC website). You should asked for the matter to be reopened under Section 142 of the Magistrates’ Court act. Paragraph 1 of that section says this:     Power of magistrates’ court to re-open cases to rectify mistakes etc. (1)    A magistrates’ court may vary or rescind a sentence or other order imposed or made by it when dealing with an offender if it appears to the court to be in the interests of justice to do so; and it is hereby declared that this power extends to replacing a sentence or order which for any reason appears to be invalid by another which the court has power to impose or make.   You should make your request on the grounds that you were refused the adjournment you requested, were not informed of that refusal, and therefore had no opportunity to attend your hearing. I would attach a copy of your original request. You were therefore not able to properly state your case. You can also state that you were not fined in accordance with your means (though be a bit careful with that if your income is significantly above £440 pw).   The issue really is that, faced with being unable to attend the hearing and learning only a short time beforehand that your adjournment had not been granted you were panicked into action that you had not properly considered (i.e. pleading guilty to speeding). I would not, however, put it like that (because that is what you intend to do anyway if you get a fresh hearing and are able to do a “deal”). The deal with the prosecution is conducted routinely every day and will be well known to the Clerk to the Justices, the prosecutor and the Magistrates. But you need to secure a fresh hearing, have the original conviction set aside, and start anew. A request under S142 is the only way to achieve that so I hope you succeed. You may want to seek legal advice to help you with the above. Alas to get representation in court will almost certainly cost you more than you might save but bear in mind you now have an endorsement code MS90 on your licence. Insurers absolutely hate that (because they wonder what you might have done that you didn't want to accept you were driving) and it will increase your premiums for up to five years (might be worth getting a couple of dummy quotes to see the effect).   I don't think I can help much further but if so le me know.  
    • Thanks for the response Andy.   That is correct, there is no third signature, the blanked out sections are my own name and signature. The deed was only signed by my self and the bank manager that dealt with me, so only 2 signatures.    Would you assume the deed is invalid?
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Parcel 2 Go / Hermes lost parcel ***Resolved***

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Yep another one...

Anyone got any tips on getting a claim out of these guys. It's 3 months since i paid them for a service and i am still getting strung along over the claim.

Very hard to get anything sorted out via the online chat... i have wasted so much time on this.

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Hi and Welcome to CAG


Plenty here in this forum.....have a read of "resolved" threads



We could do with some help from you.



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let them kniow you are taking the matter to the small claims procedure. They usually pay up when they get the claim form but sometime just stick it in a drawer and forget all about it until you try ad enforce the default judgement

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So i finally got them to pay out the insurance. Unfortunately the money bounced back into there account. I have proof from the bank that it bounced back but parcel2go will not check with the accounts team this is the response i keep getting:




Tue, May 14, 8:42 PM (11 hours ago)
to me
Ref: P2G57158715 


Good Morning Bruce,

Thank you for your email.

We are yet to receive confirmation from accounts. If they confirm the payment bounce back we will be able to request a new payment.

As per terms and conditions, it is your responsibility to provide the correct account details into the boxes provided. Please note that we will not be liable for any incorrect details which are provided by you. For the avoidance of doubt, we will not be obliged to make any further payments to you in the event that you have provided incorrect account details. Furthermore, we are not obliged to reverse any payments we may make to incorrect accounts as a result of you providing incorrect details.

Should you wish to view our Terms and Conditions in full Bruce, I have provided a link below. 


Sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused Bruce and if I can assist further please do let me know.

Kindest Regards
S Hernandez

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"For the avoidance of doubt, we will not be obliged to make any further payments to you in the event that you have provided incorrect account details."


how can they possibly think this???

One strike and out, sorry we owe you money, but because you missed a digit of your bank account number, we now owe you nothing. 

What's this? A bet from a gambling site?

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Yep they are jokers.


But with a bit of stalking on linkedin and some digging i managed to find the emails of the key people who head up customer service. Needless to say i was taken care of very quickly.


Can the admin please make this a sticky for anyone else dealing with parcel2go?





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get them to send you a cheque.

As for quoting their terms and conditions on  them owing you money- what rot.

Having the cheek to then refer to somehting you were not made aware of beforehand is reason to sue them again and they know it, they are lazy and also vindictive, sucessfully sue them for soemthing and they then get aggressive when you merely ask them to obey a court order in the prescribed time.

They also use barristers who dont dress correctly in court!

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