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    • Newnoel
    • By Newnoel 17th Jun 19, 10:27 AM
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    Best value claims company?
    • #1
    • 17th Jun 19, 10:27 AM
    Best value claims company? 17th Jun 19 at 10:27 AM
    I really dont have time to go back through a myriad of accounts to find what has PPI and what doesnt.


    Are any of these claims companies worth it? I understand that some of them will also search for unfair bank charges, punitive interest etc


    Recommendations on who should I go to?
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    • The_squirrell
    • By The_squirrell 17th Jun 19, 10:44 AM
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    • #2
    • 17th Jun 19, 10:44 AM
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    • 17th Jun 19, 10:44 AM
    You do realise that you are opening yourself up to so many replies on this?


    As has been pointed out, many hundreds of times.....absolutely NONE of these companies are worthwhile! Oh and you risk having your details shared where you probably don't want them shared.

    They will ask you for details of providers where you think you MAY have had PPI and ask you to sign a form for each one. They will then either add a second class stamp to the form ( Which you can do ) or send your name on a spreadsheet to the firms.


    Please...if you need to enquire, print off a standard template, buy a book of second class stamps and send them yourself. You will probably be done in less than an hour and you will save yourself 20% plus VAT of any amount awarded
    I work in Data Protection and spend my days dealing with CMC's. Only here trying to help!!
    • Moneyineptitude
    • By Moneyineptitude 17th Jun 19, 10:46 AM
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    • #3
    • 17th Jun 19, 10:46 AM
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    • 17th Jun 19, 10:46 AM
    "Unfair" bank charges have not been recoverable since the 2009 court case.

    No one here will post recommendations of Claim Management Companies, since they charge for the use of a free complaint process. They do not (and cannot) do any "research", they rely solely on information their customers provide.
    • Newnoel
    • By Newnoel 18th Jun 19, 8:10 AM
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    • #4
    • 18th Jun 19, 8:10 AM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 8:10 AM
    Does anyone have any constructive answers?
    • zx81
    • By zx81 18th Jun 19, 8:15 AM
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    • #5
    • 18th Jun 19, 8:15 AM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 8:15 AM
    Yes. Don't use a claims company as it lowers your chances of success, as well as costing you money.

    Just send your complaints direct. It's much quicker than giving all the information to a third party and hoping they copy it down correctly.
    • The_squirrell
    • By The_squirrell 18th Jun 19, 8:17 AM
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    • #6
    • 18th Jun 19, 8:17 AM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 8:17 AM
    Does anyone have any constructive answers?
    Originally posted by Newnoel

    Please see posts above. In the time it has taken you to search, post, view and comment on the answers here, you could have sent the enquiries off yourself.


    If however you wish to completely waste 20% plus VAT of anything that you MAY receive for a valid complaint, then just Google. The fee is capped for all these thinly disguised marketing companies CMC's now so they will all do the same very small amount of work on their your behalf.
    I work in Data Protection and spend my days dealing with CMC's. Only here trying to help!!
    • Nasqueron
    • By Nasqueron 18th Jun 19, 8:43 AM
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    • #7
    • 18th Jun 19, 8:43 AM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 8:43 AM
    Does anyone have any constructive answers?
    Originally posted by Newnoel

    Yes


    Claims firms make you less likely to succeed, make you do all the work yourself and just post your complaint off and in the end take a cut of your refund for doing nothing. Your finance data is not in the public domain so there is no way for a claims firm to find it out without you telling them
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    • societys child
    • By societys child 18th Jun 19, 9:20 AM
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    • #8
    • 18th Jun 19, 9:20 AM
    • #8
    • 18th Jun 19, 9:20 AM
    Does anyone have any constructive answers?
    Originally posted by Newnoel
    How many constructive answers do you want

    • Moneyineptitude
    • By Moneyineptitude 18th Jun 19, 10:19 AM
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    • #9
    • 18th Jun 19, 10:19 AM
    • #9
    • 18th Jun 19, 10:19 AM
    Does anyone have any constructive answers?
    Originally posted by Newnoel
    If by that, you mean the spam recommendations your thread invited you aren't going to get any I'm afraid.
    The overwhelming position here is that you should not use a Claims Company. Many many will constructively attend that the complaint process is simple and free and many many others constructively rue the day they realised they had to pay thousands of pounds for a stamp.
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