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SUCCESS STORY – I’m so grateful for all the help I was given

SUCCESS STORY – I’m so grateful for all the help I was given

When Elizabeth Curtis applied for her Lloyds loan she doesn’t recall PPI being mentioned at all, because, if it had been, she would have refused it.

“I was already retired so I wouldn’t be coming out of work, would I?  I was also covered by life insurance so if anything were to happen to me the debt would have been discharged,” she said.Read More


MPs demand police inquiry into Clydesdale scandal

MPs demand police inquiry into Clydesdale scandal

Two influential MPs are calling for a police inquiry into the Clydesdale PPI scandal which saw the bank fined a record £20.7 million by the UK regulator.

The bank, based in Edinburgh, and its sister company the Yorkshire Bank, has admitted tampering with evidence, falsifying documents and mis-leading the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) over rejected claims.Read More


SUCCESS STORY – It’s worth having a go!

SUCCESS STORY – It’s worth having a go!

Sarah and Kevin Gould both had a suspicion they might have PPI attached top some of their financial agreements, but they weren’t sure.

“In fact, I tried having a go myself,” said Sarah, “but I couldn’t get anywhere with it.  I kept getting passed around from person to person and even had the phone put down on me when I mentioned PPI. Read More


SUCCESS STORY – It’s all thanks to my ex-wife

SUCCESS STORY – It’s all thanks to my ex-wife

Retired local government officer Martyn Doole had never thought about making any sort of PPI claim until he took a call from his ex-wife.

It turned out to be a very rewarding call, netting him more than £32,200 in mis-sold PPI premiums from seven successful claims with Gladstone Brookes!Read More


FCA hits Clydesdale with record £20.7 million fine for PPI failings

FCA hits Clydesdale with record £20.7 million fine for PPI failings

The UK regulator has hit Clydesdale Bank with a record £20.7 million fine for ‘serious failings’ in the way the bank has handled PPI complaints.

Those failings included falsifying information on its policies and providing false information to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) about the information it held.Read More


SUCCESS STORY – “Oh my goodness – I wasn’t even going to do this!”

Record fine for Clydesdale-Yorkshire

Nicola Gilfillan was stunned when she the envelope containing her PPI payout from Lloyds dropped through her letterbox.

In fact, she was so stunned that she had to call Gladstone Brookes to make sure the money really was for her.Read More


Banks to pay even more £billions for PPI

Banks to pay even more £billions for PPI

Britain’s banks could still be forced to pay even more £ billions in PPI compensation, according to top analysts, Investec.

The stockbroking firm claim Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) could put aside a further £1 billion over the next 18 months after already setting aside 50% of the £24 billion the industry has earmarked to pay for successful PPI claims.Read More


SUCCESS STORY – I could never have done any of this without your help

SUCCESS STORY – I  could never have done any of this without your help

Vinnie Cullen wasn’t sure whether or not he had PPI on his Lloyds credit card and a couple of loans he had, but when he saw the Gladstone Brookes advert on the TV he decided he’d take the plunge and find out.

“I just thought I would see what happened and asked Gladstone Brookes to look into it for me,” said VinnieRead More


PPI compensation hits £18.5 billion

PPI compensation hits £18.5 billion

The total of PPI compensation paid out since January 2011 has reached £18.5 billion with the biggest monthly payout in over 13 months.

Figures just released by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) show that Britain’s banks paid out a total of £424.5 million in  January – the highest monthly total since November 2013 when they paid out £425 million.Read More


Co-op Group return to profit

Co-op Group return to profit

The Co-op Group has returned to profit, despite the Co-op Bank posting losses of £262.4 million for 2014.

The group’s profits rose to £124 million, compared with a loss of £255 million the previous year.Read More


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