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SUCCESS STORY – The service was absolutely fantastic

Construction manager Stephen Coates tried to make a claim himself with Lloyds Bank for possible PPI mis-sold on a loan some years ago. “But the bank came back and said there was nothing to be claimed, so I left it at that and forgot all about claiming PPI,” he said.

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SUCCESS STORY – Can you just say that again?

Single mum Sarah couldn’t believe her ears when a phone call with Gladstone Brookes revealed she had been awarded over £14,600± in compensation for mis-sold PPI from Lloyds and Halifax. Sarah had called the office to check on progress of the claims and was stunned when she heard how much she would receive.

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PPI still two thirds of FOS workload

PPI claims still make up two thirds of the total workload of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) and more than 60% of the claims have been unfairly rejected by the banks. Figures in the FOS annual report show that, while complaints about PPI had halved in volume from the previous record year, they still received […]

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Secret talks between banks and Treasury?

Rumours are circulating of secret talks between Britain’s banks and the Treasury to try to keep HSBC and other big financial institutions in the UK. Senior City figures are said to be in negotiation with the Treasury and the Bank Of England to ‘water down’ proposed new banking laws to split the retail and investment […]

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SUCCESS STORY – It’ a complete windfall says Brian

Brian Prideaux was having lunch with a friend who told him he had just had a payout on a PPI claim. “We were sitting and chatting when he told me he had had a result with his PPI claim and suggested I should have a go to see if I was owed anything, but I […]

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SUCCESS STORY – “Am I glad I decided to give it a go!”

When self-employed builder Ian Foyle saw the Gladstone Brookes TV advert it sparked a discussion between himself and his wife Lynda over whether they had PPI or not. “The discussion went on for three days,” said Ian.  “Eventually I decided to make a claim to see whether we had it or not.”

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Lloyds sell-off could be complete in a year – chairman

Lloyds could be back in private hands within a year, the bank’s chairman has told its shareholders. Lord Blackwell told the annual meeting in Edinburgh that he was optimistic that the bank could be completely re-privatised within 12 months.

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PPI mis-selling will drag on warns bank boss

As the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announce UK banks have now paid out £18.8 billion for mis-sold PPI, one bank boss is warning the scandal is going to ‘drag on’ for some time yet. The latest FCA figures shown that Britain’s banks paid out another £361 million in February to successful PPI claimants, maintaining the […]

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – £485 to Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis can be overwhelming because it is a genetic life-shortening disease which severely affects your internal organs and it is incurable. Living with cystic fibrosis can mean daily physiotherapy, anti-biotics and in some cases being fed through a tube at night because the disease has severely compromised your digestive system.

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SUCCESS STORY: £10,000± – “Nothing ventured nothing gained!”

Shift worker Ian Harkins has a workmate to thank for his £10,031.03± PPI payout as well as Gladstone Brookes. Printer Ian was in work one day when a colleague came in a told him he’d just got £1,700 back after making a claim for mis-sold PPI.

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