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    • be very wary upon what you see being recently posted on here 😎 regarding KIH.... all is not what it seems...  
    • 1st - all my posts on CAG are made not only in reply to the specific issue the topic starter makes but also in a general matter to advise any future readers upon the related subject - here it is kings interhigh online school. KIH lets take this topic apart shall we so readers know the real situation and the real truth...and underline the correct way to deal with KIH. https://tinyurl.com/ycxb4fk7 Kings Interhigh Online School issues - Training and Apprenticeships - Consumer Action Group - but did not ever reply to the last post.  but the user then went around every existing topic here on CAG about KIH pointing to the above topic and the 'want' to make some form of group  promoting some  'class action' against KIH . then on the 2nd march this very topic this msg is in was created. all remarkably similar eh? all appear to be or state..they are in spain... ....as well as the earlier post flaunting their linkedin ID, (same profile picture) that might have slipped through via email before our admin killed it.., trying to give some kind of legitimacy to their 'credentials' of being 'an honest poster'....oh and some kind of 'zen' website using a .co.uk  address (when in spain- bit like the Chinese ebay sallers) they run ... and now we get the father of the bride ...no sorry...father of a child at the uk-based international school in question posting ...pretending to be not the 'other alf... do you really think people are that stupid..... ................... nope you never owed that in the 1st place... wake up you got had and grabbed the phone - oh no they are taking me to court under UK jurisdiction...and fell for every trick in the book that they would never ever put in writing that could be placed in front of a court operating under their stated uk jurisdiction wherever you live. T&C's are always challengeable under UK law this very site would not exist if it were not for the +£Bn's bank charges reclaiming from 2006> and latterly the +£Bn's of PPI reclaiming both directly stated in the banks' T&C's were they claimed they were legally enforceable ...not!! they lost big time... why? a waste of more money if you've not got a court claim....... why not use them for a good outcome...go reclaim that £1000 refundable deposit you got scammed out of . people please research very carefully ...you never know who any of these people are that are posting about kings interhigh and their 'stories' they could even be one of their online tutors or a shill . don't get taken in. dx      
    • @KingsParent thank you for sharing your experience.  I also tried contacting the CEO but didn’t get very far. Do you mind sharing his contact details?  kind regards   
    • Thank you Rocky for the clarifications though they did cause a problem at first since an original windsccreen ticket was  of a different breach some time before. The current windscreen ticket only states that you were parked there for 6 minutes which is just one minute over the minimum time allowed as the Consideration period. There is no further proof that you parked there for any longer than that is there? More photographs for example? Moving on to the Notice to Keeper-it does not comply with the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 Schedule 4. First there is no parking period mentioned on it. there is the time 20.25 stated which coincides with the W/S ticket but a parking period must have a starting and finishing time-just one time is insufficient to qualify as a parking  period as required in Section 9 [2] [a] . Are there any different photos shown on the NTK comapared to the w/s PCN? Not that that would make a difference as far as PoFA goes since the times required by PoFA should be on the NTK but at the moment Met only appear to show that you stayed there for 6 minutes. Another failure to comply with PoFA is at S9([2][e] where their wording should be "the creditor will (if all the applicable conditions under this Schedule are met) have the right to recover from the keeper so much of that amount as remains unpaid; ". You can see on your NTK that they misssed off the words in brackets. Met cannot therefore transfer the charge from the driver to the keeper. Only the driver is now liable. Then their is the discrepancy with the post code on the NTK  HA4 0EY which differs from the post code on the contract and the Post Office Postcode Finder which both list it as HA4 0FY. As you were not parked in HA4 0EY the breach did not occur. In the same way as if you were caught speeding in the Mall in London, yet you were charged with speeding in Pall mall London [a street nearby] you would be found not guilty since though you were speeding you were not speeding in Pall Mall. I bow to Eric's brother on his reasoning on post 12 re the electric bay abuse  That wording is not listed on their signs nor is there any mention on the contract of any electric charging points at all let alone who can park there or use them. He is quite right too that the entrance sign is merely an invitaion to treat it cannot form a contrct with motorists. Also the contract looks extremely  short no doubt there will be more when we see the full Witness statement. As it stands there is no confirmation from Standard Life [or Lift !] on the contract that Savills are able to act on their behalf. Also most contracts are signed at the end of the contract to prevent either side adding extra points. So their percentage  chance of winning their case would be somewhere between 0.01 and 0.02.    
    • @dx100uk no, haven’t received any correspondence as of yet. Still waiting on a court date but seems to be taking forever. Have noticed an increase in unhappy customers on here
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As householders do we rent the meters and pay a standing charge because of this.I just don't know however If the gas and electric companies are placing their equipment ie meters on your property why can't we as householders charge them a rental fee for said meters,that is my question ❓

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nope nothing to do with rent.

its  the standing charge for the installation that already existed/exists 

 

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DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

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are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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Ok fair enough, but the meters is on or inside your property, it's not your meter,

why can't the householder charge the suppliers a fee as it's the suppliers goods on the householders property.

Its like me placing an item into your house and then charging you for the priveledge of me having my goods in your house,

I,m sorry I,m struggling to have get my head around this.

Bts line rental is a good analogy but they don't place an unsightly item in your house ,and then expect you to provide them monthly readings

,I feel if enough people got together we could place a charge on these supply firms, after all they are making BILLIONS

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please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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Go back a few years ago and there were some companies that did not have a standing charge. They just charged a little bit more as a standard rate for usage. And for low energy users, it worked out cheaper. But the companies that offered no standing charge went out of business, when market energy costs increased.

I don't like standard charges either, but for most of the supply contracts available, they are part of the deal and have been for a very long time.

Hopefully technology will come to the rescue  where most energy needs can be met locally and there is less need for the big 6 energy companies.

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The reason they can put their meter in your property without paying you is that the gas and electricity companies have statutory legal powers to do so. You can't demand a fee for having it there nor refuse to let them put the meters there. (Well you can, but only if you don't want any electricity or gas in your house!).

Basically the government and parliament decided long ago that is how the national elctricity and gas distribution network will operate

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Really what we need to do ,is get enough public support to form a white paper ,depart it in the house of lords, then pass it to parliament and then change these outdated statute laws,,,simple really not..

but I for one have had enough of these so called Suppliers who aren't short of a bob or two ,ripping off us consumers to give us a terrible service, and then to cap it all place their unreliable meters in our properties and we the consumers have to pay them for this privilege also are STILL expected to provide them with monthly meter reading in our own time at our expense.

THIS IS NOT RIGHT,

NOT FAIR,AND US AS CONSUMERS NEED TO CHANGE IT,

AND NOT LIE DOWN AND ROLL OVER,

OR BE ALLOWED TO BE TREATED LIKE MUSHROOMS.LETS GET A WHITE PAPER TOGETHER AND MAKE THESE SUPPLIERS PAY US FOR HAVING THEIR EQUIPMENT ON WHAT IS OUR PROPERTY..

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Well we do have some unrealistic replies,

Sims in mobile phones,,,laughable really is, however I will struggle on..

you lot can just roll over and be happy ..me I,m for adjusting the system cause it's not right,,

may have been way back when but not now, especially as we are all going to be more and more reliant on ELECTRICITY in the future. But he ho, I will keep battling against an old system designed to keep the middle and upper classes rich and ordinary working class people struggling and in debt .

after all it what makes great Britain great  not the upper classes or middle classes but the great working classes.so thanks for your comments, but no thanks, you can just roll over, be fed like mushroom and live a quiet life,...

sorry not for me...thanks once again good luck to England in the rugby world cup

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dont tell me you've got a tinfoil hat for 5G....and trump won too....and covid was fake....

 

dx

 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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Off grid living has to be the way forward?

Small cabin somewhere with own well for water, solar panels for electric, wood burning stove for heating/cooking.

Perhaps this site needs an off grid forum? Problem with this idea, is that they might not have Internet access. :)

 

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13 hours ago, DaveDuffy121 said:

You carry on mate,that attitude will get you were you want to go after all everyone got an opinion 😭

I love the exchange of onions, oops sorry... opinions 😭. Hey look... the onions made me cry.

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Well if someone wants to live off grid  in a van, or narrowboat  or go camping outward bound one of these would be useful.  Come to think of it given some of the water today, might be useful anyway.

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The bailiff: A 12th Century solution re-branded as Enforcement Agents for the 21st Century to seize and sell debtors goods as before Oh so Dickensian!

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