SUCCESS STORY – £18,372.17 “I was amazed”

SUCCESS STORY – £18,372.17 “

Retired businessman Anthony Alexander had been thinking about checking whether or not he had PPI for quite a while, but kept putting it off through pressure of work.

He said: “It was something I intended doing, but it got left and left and left.  However, I retired recently and after some prompting from my wife I decided to make the call and the rest is history.”Read More

SUCCESS STORY – You could have knocked me down with a feather!

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When former local authority worker Sandra Worsley heard how much PPI compensation she had received after making a series of claims with Gladstone Brookes she was stunned.

“You could have knocked me down with a feather,” she said.  “Over £26,000 for a combination of claims against Bank Of Scotland and Halifax.”Read More

SUCCESS STORY: Great service – It was so easy!

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Linda and Ken Daniels knew they had PPI attached to a loan from HSBC, but thought it had been taken out too long ago to be able to make a claim.

“But then I saw the Gladstone Brookes advert on TV and realised they could go back further than I had thought possible and decided it was time to do something about it,” said Linda.Read More

PPI claims rise as deadline date looms

PPI complaints 6% up

Complaints about mis-sold PPI rose by 6% in the second half of last year as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced it is considering imposing a claims deadline.

New figures released by the regulator show there were 932,000 complaints in last six months of the year – almost half of all complaints about UK banks.Read More

SUCCESS STORY – Free PPI Check ‘What a great result!”

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Mrs Margaret Holms was on-line with Facebook when an advert popped up for a Free PPI Check.

“I clicked on it and checked it out because it mentioned Welcome Finance and I knew I had agreements with them in the past.  I wasn’t sure whether PPI had been attached to any of them, but I thought it was worth checking out.”Read More

PPI will hit banks’ profitability for at least another two years

PPI to afect banks for another two years

Mis-sold PPI and other legacy issues will hit UK banks’ profitability for at least another two years claims a new report.

Ratings agency Moody’s says misconduct fines, compensation and related legal costs will continue to affect the balance sheets of the UK’s biggest banks in the aftermath of a series of scandals ranging from PPI to Libor to attempts to rig the foreign exchange rate.Read More

What could £625 million buy?

What could £625 million buy?

Since 2007, Gladstone Brookes have helped customers make 300,000 successful PPI claims. The total amount of money we have claimed back for clients is now over £625 million. That’s £625 million that banks and lenders have wrongly taken from customers, which got us thinking – what could that money have been used for instead?

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SUCCESS STORY – I thought it would be hundreds, not thousands

I thought it would be hundreds, not thousands

Mike Ogston credits the Gladstone Brookes TV advert with finally deciding to see if he had ever been mis-sold PPI on any of his financial agreements.

“It got me to thinking about it,” he said.  “I didn’t really know whether we had any or not, but I thought it was worth giving a go.”Read More

SUCCESS STORY – Free PPI check proves bank wrong

Fre PPI check proves bank wrong

When Scotsman Kenneth Laverick first approached Bank Of Scotland about the possibility he had been mis-sold PPI on his loans and credit card the bank wrote out and told him he had no claim.

“I asked them about it direct and they told me I had nothing to come,” said Kenneth.Read More

Pension reforms won’t be the next PPI – FCA

Pension reforms not next PPI

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has assured MPs that pension reforms won’t be the next PPI.

Interim chief executive Tracey McDermott told the House of Commons Pubic Accounts Committee that lessons have been learned from the way PPI was handled.Read More