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    • 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
    • They threatened to do this to me (as per the thread I made). Sent me some over-dramatic emails and texts counting down the days until someone would visit me (and advising I still I had a chance to "resolve it amicably" rather than deal with their agent). Not only did they never send anyone, but any underpaid monkey that did turn up would have only got a  two word response. Just a new scare tactic, even if they arrive. 
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Hello all,

I was recently stopped by the TFL officer for using my mother's 60+ oyster card. I fully cooperated and mentioned that I have mention few times since June as thats when I mother went to holiday. I also mentioned that I was not fully aware of the terms of the card and wouldn't have used it had I known.

I have now received an initial letter from TFL to explain within 10 days. I have read multiple threads with similar items and drafted a begging letter to be sent to TFL. I would really appreciate if some of you can read through the letter and provide my feedback. I have tried to follow advises received on other threads and not share more than required and sound really remorseful. 

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to respond.

Firstly, I would like to sincerely apologise for the incident that has led to this offence. I am extremely ashamed at my act and would like to offer my deepest apology to TFL and its staff.

I fully acknowledge my mistake. I understand that TFL can provide their services when everyone pays their fare share and I cannot apologise enough for breaching this public trust. I understand that funding for discounted cards come from public money and therefore, it is absolutely wrong to misuse these privileges. I was not fully aware of the terms and conditions of the discount card (which I should have been) and was notified by the TFL officer and would not have committed this act had I known.

While nothing can justify my actions, I have been going through a difficult phase in my personal life since last year where my father suffered from an injury leading to complete paralyses and my 14 months old twins have been facing multiple health issues since being born. This has all been very stressful. I reiterate that these are not excuses for my mistake but led to poor judgement where I ended up making such a mistake.

I have always been a law abiding citizen and has never breached any law and have no previous offences with TFL or any other authority. I have always paid my travel fares with TFL. I am attaching a copy of my credit card statement from 2019 which shows series of TFL payments evidencing the same. I can assure you that I will continue to pay my travel costs.

I fully appreciate the seriousness of this offence and I am extremely worried that having a criminal offence on my record will have a detrimental impact on my career especially in the industry I operate in and can even lead to me losing my job. This will also have severe consequences for my very young family who depend on me as the primary bread winner.

I would like to make a humble appeal to TFL to allow me to settle this matter out of court and avoid going to prosecution given the adverse consequences it can have on me and my family. I would really appreciate if I can be given the opportunity to pay for any unpaid fares plus any charges and/or administrative cost which have been incurred by TFL due to this incident.

I would to reiterate that I am extremely sorry for my action which I deeply remorse. I would like to assure TFL that this would never happen again. I would also like to extend my apology to TFL staff for all the inconvenience this has caused. I am hoping to get an opportunity to make this right going forward.

 

 

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Thank you for the prompt response.

The letter right is a full A4 page. Can try and cut down some parts. Any feedback on which parts can be reduced. 

Also, is the content of the letter good enough to be consider for warning letter. Anything else i should emphasis on or include?

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We can't predict how TfL are going to view your lettere, we just know what has worked in the past for some people.

Normally we would suggest adding something to say that you have bought a season ticket or similar, to show that you will be paying the correct fare.

HB

Illegitimi non carborundum

 

 

 

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just cut down the number of times your grovel... you do it too many times in that letter.

you say you admitted use from june when stopped?

so how many times and will there be a regular pattern to you use?

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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Thank you for your feedback.

I have updated the letter to cut down the length and grovel less as suggested. Please kindly let me know if this reads okay.

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to respond.

Firstly, I would like to sincerely apologise for the incident that has led to this offence. I am extremely ashamed at my act and would like to offer my deepest apology to TFL and its staff.

I fully acknowledge my mistake. I understand that TFL can only provide their services when everyone pays their fair share and that discounted cards are a privilege which should never be misused. I was not fully aware of the terms and conditions of the discount card (which I should have been) and was notified by the TFL officer and would not have committed this act had I known.

While nothing can justify my action, I have been going through a difficult phase in my personal life where my father suffered from complete paralyses and my 14 months old twins have been facing multiple health issues since being born. This has all been very stressful for me and led to my poor judgement where I ended up making such a mistake which I deeply regret.

I have always been a law abiding citizen and have no previous offences with TFL or any other authority. I have always paid my travel fares. I am attaching a copy of my credit card statement from 2019 onwards which shows series of TFL payments evidencing the same. I can assure you that I will continue to pay my travel costs going forward.

I fully appreciate the seriousness of this offence and I am extremely worried that having a criminal offence on my record will have a detrimental impact on my career especially in the industry I operate in and can even lead to me losing my job. This thought keeps me awake all night as it will have severe consequences for my very young family who depend on me as the primary bread winner.

I would like to make a humble appeal to TFL to allow me to settle this matter out of court and avoid going to prosecution. I would pay any unpaid fares plus any charges and/or administrative costs to TFL arising from this incident immediately.

Once again, I am truly remorseful for my action and cannot apologise enough for what happened. I implore you for providing me a second chance and assure that this would never happen again.

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You seem to be both suggesting:

a) you didn’t know it was wrong / against the T’s and C’s, and

b) made a poor choice because of your circumstances (which would imply you did know it was wrong).

I’m not sure you should try and argue both, as they seem contradictory: which was it?

(if it really was both, you might have to [briefly!!] explain how), whatever you state needs to ‘ring true’.

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Thank you BazzaS. I had also questioned this and whether my reasons are conflicting. I have removed the fact that I was not aware of T&Cs as I think TFL would not accept that as a reasonable reason given it is a common knowledge that  photocard is only to be used by the designated person. 

Please see updated draft. Any comments, please let me know. Happy to make any amendments any of you deem fit. Do I need to grovel and apologise more?

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to respond.

Firstly, I would like to sincerely apologise for the incident that has led to this offence. I am extremely ashamed at my act and would like to offer my deepest apology to TFL and its staff.

I fully acknowledge my mistake. I understand that TFL can only provide their services when everyone pays their fair share and that discounted cards are a privilege which should never be misused.

While nothing can justify my action, I have been going through a difficult phase in my personal life since last year where my father suffered from complete paralyses and my 14 months old twins have been facing multiple health issues since their birth. This has all been very stressful for me and has left me in a very disturbed state of mind which led to my poor judgement where I ended up making this mistake which I truly and deeply regret.

I have always been a law abiding citizen and have no previous offences with TFL or any other authority. I have always paid my travel fares. I am attaching a copy of my credit card statement from 2019 which shows series of TFL payments evidencing the same. I can assure you that I will continue to pay my travel costs going forward.

I fully appreciate the seriousness of this offence and I am extremely worried that having a criminal offence on my record will have a detrimental impact on my career especially in the industry I operate in and will need to be disclosed at my work which can result in me loosing my job. This thought keeps me and my wife awake all night as it will be devastating for our very young family who solely depend on me as the primary bread winner.

I would like to make a humble appeal to TFL to allow me to settle this matter out of court and avoid going to prosecution. I would be happy to pay any unpaid fares plus any charges and/or administrative costs to TFL arising from this incident immediately.

Once again, I am truly remorseful and repent for my action and cannot apologise enough. I implore you for providing me a second chance and assure that this would never happen again.

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I have emailed the apology letter to TFL last Friday but haven't had any response. How long should I wait before reaching out again. I know TFL response time can vary. Should I keep emailing periodically until I hear back. Please kindly advise.

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Hello,

 

Its been 6 weeks since I email TFL with my apology letter. There has been no communication from them. Should I follow-up or send another apology letter. Please kindly advise.

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nope you wait they have 6mts

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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Hello,

Its been more than 4 months since I email my apology letter to TFL. Should I reach out or send another apology letter. Or should I wait until they communicate themselves. Please kindly advise as to what have other individuals done previously.

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yours is not the next move

they have 6mts from the offence in total if not its dead then

dx

On 06/10/2023 at 16:41, dx100uk said:

nope you wait they have 6mts

 

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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