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Tories remove workers rights

The Conservatives have achieved a lot in a single term to reduce workers’ rights, health and safety and make achieving access to justice harder.  (see Hazards)  What next?   Share This!

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Debt recovery

Many small and medium sized businesses rely on cash flow to survive and thrive.  Recent studies have shown that more than £30 billion is owed to small and medium sized enterprises and over 75% are having to wait over 1 month for payment. Sometimes a firmly worded letter from a solicitor can encourage a debtor […]

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Missold investments, Cliquet and other structured investment products

In June 2014 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined both Credit Suisse International (CSI) and Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) for failing to ensure financial promotions for CSI’s Cliquet Product were clear, fair and not misleading. CSI was fined £2,398,100 and YBS was fined £1,429,000. The Cliquet Product is a ‘capital protected’ 4, 5 or […]

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Have you been injured whilst using gym equipment?

Gyms ought to carry out an induction when you first join.  You may have signed an agreement which includes small print that seeks to exclude any liability for injuries, however, such exclusion clauses are not enforceable by the gym so they are meaningless. However, injuries can still occur even if you have been using the gym […]

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Section 75 and 75A Consumer Credit Act Claims

Section 75 If you have bought goods or services for between £100 and £30,000 and paid for any part of the purchase price on your credit card the credit card company is jointly liable for the whole purchase price if the supplier goes bust or otherwise fails to deliver what you agreed to buy. You do […]

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I logged my claim with a claims management company and nothing has happened

Claims Management Companies (CMCs) are organisations that are simply there to advertise for your claim, they would then take your details and possibly also some details of your claim and try and sell these details on to firms of solicitors who would then represent you in that claim.  They are not solicitors and are unlikely to […]

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Asset Land Investment, Barclays Bank and Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act

Land Banking – what is it? There are a number of companies offering large returns on investments in what could be described as “land banking” and encourage multiple investors to part with significant sums in return for small plots of land (which forms part of a larger plot). The selling point being that the land […]

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Disputes with your bank or insurance company

If you have a disagreement with your bank or insurance company you should first contact that bank or insurance company setting out your complaint.  They should have a process for dealing with customer complaints.  This could be on their website or in there terms and conditions (usually near the end) which should be on their […]

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FALLS FROM HEIGHT

Falling from height whilst working on ladders, roofs or scaffold is all too common and the injuries can be serious and sometimes fatal.  The construction industry and ancillary trades often require workers to work at height. Employers have strict obligations to ensure the safety of their workforce even if the work is “off site” which […]

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STILL WAITING FOR WONGA?

If you received “fake” lawyers’ letters from Wonga you should be receiving offers of compensation. If not you ought to write to Wonga chasing this up. If you want some legal help call Nick at Sentinels Solicitors on 01925 759 510. No obligation and I may be able to help. Share This!

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