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    • Hi @BankFodder
      Sorry for only updating you now, but after your guidance with submitting the claim it was pretty straight forward and I didn't want to unnecessarily waste your time. Especially with this guide you wrote here, so many thanks for that
      So I issued the claim on day 15 and they requested more time to respond.
      They took until the last day to respond and denied the claim, unsurprisingly saying my contract was with Packlink and not with them.
       
      I opted for mediation, and it played out very similarly to other people's experiences.
       
      In the first call I outlined my case, and I referred to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 as the reason to why I do in fact have a contract with them. 
       
      In the second call the mediator came back with an offer of the full amount of the phone and postage £146.93, but not the court costs. I said I was not willing to accept this and the mediator came across as a bit irritated that I would not accept this and said I should be flexible. I insisted that the law was on my side and I was willing to take them to court. The mediator went back to Hermes with what I said.
       
      In the third call the mediator said that they would offer the full amount. However, he said that Hermes still thought that I should have taken the case against Packlink instead, and that they would try to recover the court costs themselves from Packlink.
       
      To be fair to them, if Packlink wasn't based in Spain I would've made the claim against them instead. But since they are overseas and the law lets me take action against Hermes directly, it's the best way of trying to recover the money.
       
      So this is a great win. Thank you so much for your help and all of the resources available on this site. It has helped me so much especially as someone who does not know anything about making money claims.
       
      Many thanks, stay safe and have a good Christmas!
       
       
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I've just got a quick question about credit reports.

 

I received my last one about 4 months ago and noticed there was a lot of account history on there from "Communication Suppliers" which I am guessing is my mobile phone contracts.

 

There are about 3 or 4 different ones on there, all following on from one another, so one starts 2004 ends 2005, the next starts 2005 and so on.

 

Can I get these old ones removed from my report or do they need to stay on there for 6 years?

 

Thanks

Dani

 

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It depends - some of your credit report will describe certain searches as those to verify your name and address, which will not be shown to others who search your record. These are just classed as 'footprints' but do not leave a trace as such - they are there for information only.

Lived through bankruptcy to tell the tale! Worked in various industries and studied law at university. All advice is given in good faith only :)

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The ones that I am on about is contained in my credit history section on the reports. They are concerned with contracts that I have had for a year with Vodafone, and then cancelled after the 12 months and got another contract - I used to do that all the time instead of upgrading - it was cheaper. So when people search my report they will see these on there. There isn't anything bad about them, there are no missed payments or anything, but it does make my credit history look rather a lot!!

Dani

 

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