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SUCCESS STORY – My sister talked me into doing it

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Gina Santilli has more than 13,000 good reasons to thank her sister for an early Christmas present because she was the one who persuaded her to make a claim for mis-sold PPI.

Said Gina: “I’d seen the Gladstone Brookes advert on TV loads of times and had never made a claim because I couldn’t remember who I had taken out agreements with as they were all so long ago.Read More

Money Memories 5 – THE WINNER

Jeremy Newell has been paraplegic from birth and the severity of his disability has meant he hasn’t been able to have a holiday for 25 years – until now.

After making claims against three credit cards – two from Lloyds and one from Morgan Stanley – Jeremy ended up with £2,357.88 in compensation which helped him to fly away for a week in the sun on Gran Canaria.

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Charity of the month

SANDS volunteer Andy Parry receives our cheque from Becky Scully

Our charity of the month for October is SANDS – the stillbirth and neo-natal death charity – nominated by Emma Elvin.

SANDS was founded by bereaved parents in 1978 who found there was no access to support following the deaths of their babies.Read More


IVF miracle babies

There is probably no bigger milestone in life than the birth of your child – particularly if you have had difficulty in conceiving and want one so much.

As a company we are proud to say we were able to help to make that dream come true for two mums who used the compensation we were able to win for mis-sold PPI to undergo successful fertility treatment.Read More


Setting up a business

Given the chance which of us would not sooner be working for ourselves than someone else?

Becoming your own boss is another of those milestones in life which Gladstone Brookes has been able to help with for a wide range of people.Read More

SUCCESS STORY – You did a fantastic job!

SUCCESS STORY – You did a fantastic job!

Management advisor Ian Daves suspected he might have PPI on his MBNA credit card, but hadn’t kept any paperwork he could check.

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SUCCESS STORY – I never expected this much!

Pensioner Mr L.B knew he had taken out several loans and credit cards in the past, but he had no idea whether or not PPI was attached to any of them.

“To be honest, I’d never even thought about making any sort of claim and then I saw the Gladstone Brookes advert and thought I would give it a try and then I could be sure.”

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Whiston Special Care Baby Unit

Emma and Kayson (second right) back at the SCBU to hand over our donation. Also pictured are (from left to right): Sister Caroline Deveney, Jess Woods, Matron Janet Bentham and Neonatal Nurse Specialist Helen Mulholland

Worried mum-to-be Emma Wheat went into hospital last November because her baby had stopped moving and what followed was a whirlwind of activity to save her unborn child.

After tests at Whiston Hospital’s maternity department she was given an emergency Caesarean section and little Kayson arrived in the world 7 weeks premature, weighing just 4lbs 3 oz.Read More



Kayleigh Slater (centre) hands over the cheque to Fortalice chief executive Gill Smallwood (right) and Volunteer Co-ordinator Leanne Labrow

When offered the chance to nominate a charity of the month for our dress-down contributions Kayleigh Slater knew exactly who she was going to choose – Lewis House Women’s Refuge in Bolton – because they had been the helping hand she needed at one of the darkest times in her life.

She had been suffering domestic abuse at the hands of her partner for some time when one night it all came to a head and the police were called.Read More

CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Alder Hey Children’s Charity

Gareth hands over the cheque for £400 to fundraiser Allan Eves

Gareth Smith has been back to Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to say ‘thank you’ for saving his life when he was just one day old.

Gareth nominated the hospital’s Children’s Charity as GB’s charity of the month for July as his way of saying thank you for the life-saving operation performed by surgeons after it was discovered he had been born without an oesophagus.Read More