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    • inandout11
    • By inandout11 15th Mar 17, 12:09 PM
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    Interesting read
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    • 15th Mar 17, 12:09 PM
    Interesting read 15th Mar 17 at 12:09 PM
    /parking-firms-target elderly.
    Head over to the mirror and youll find article. i cant add link
    Interesting read I must say. Ive never been angry with the wardens that do this job, they like everyone who works no matter what they do are just making a living. Shocking that these companies pay such low wage to entice wardens to issue more.
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    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 15th Mar 17, 12:22 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 12:22 PM
    Unattributed report, could be any one of them which infest hospitals. Has a 'ring' of UKPC (of 'Give them sites a good banging' fame) about it.

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/parking-firms-target-elderly-wardens-10029122

    They're also suggesting that Chris Grayling MP gets involved. He's a bit 'wet' to do much in my view. But can't be any worse than Marcus Jones MP based on current inertia.

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/voice-mirror-more-must-done-10029484
    NEWBIES - wise up - DO NOT IGNORE A PARKING CHARGE NOTICE - you have been warned!

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.

    Please note: I am NOT involved in any 'paid for' appeals service.
    • Castle
    • By Castle 15th Mar 17, 12:26 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 12:26 PM
    • #3
    • 15th Mar 17, 12:26 PM
    /parking-firms-target elderly.
    Head over to the mirror and youll find article. i cant add link
    Interesting read I must say. Ive never been angry with the wardens that do this job, they like everyone who works no matter what they do are just making a living. Shocking that these companies pay such low wage to entice wardens to issue more.
    Originally posted by inandout11
    According to the article these "workers" were classed as self employed, although I very much doubt there are!

    However, what's worse is that the company isn't even named in the article.
    • inandout11
    • By inandout11 15th Mar 17, 12:46 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 12:46 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 12:46 PM
    If the paper is quoting someone then they legally have to be correct and obtain proof, so they would have evidence of such that they are self employed, I knew someone who worked for a parking company who was self employed but did earn what was minimum wage a couple years back. Mirror also can only name the company with consent of the whistleblower and the company involved.
    Could be one of many companies, but good to see that the scammers are being outed.
    • Johno100
    • By Johno100 15th Mar 17, 12:57 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 12:57 PM
    Mirror also can only name the company with consent of the whistleblower and the company involved.
    Originally posted by inandout11
    I can understand if the whistleblower has spoken on the basis that the company isn't named to protect their identity but your second point about consent of the company is to be frank utter carp.
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 15th Mar 17, 12:58 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 12:58 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 12:58 PM
    If the paper is quoting someone then they legally have to be correct and obtain proof,
    A bit like the Sunday Sport reporting of a WW2 bomber found on the Moon?

    NEWBIES - wise up - DO NOT IGNORE A PARKING CHARGE NOTICE - you have been warned!

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.

    Please note: I am NOT involved in any 'paid for' appeals service.
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