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Britannia Building Society PPI

Britannia Building Society payment protection insurance (PPI), which also known as loan repayment insurance, credit insurance or credit protection insurance was designed so that the borrower could make repayments to Britannia Building Society if they were unable to earn income to service the debt for instance due to becoming ill or unemployed. This shouldn’t be… Read More »

Northern Rock PPI claims

Northern Rock, based in the North East of England had a strong customer base in Newcastle and the rest of Tyneside and surrounding area. Unfortunately, having taken the rocky road of demutualisation it found that it was too exposed to financial pressures surrounding the 2008 sub prime mortgage crisis and so effectively had to be… Read More »

Interest on your PPI refund

Many people have claimed back PPI either by making the claim themselves or by using a PPI claims management company. There is some confusion however that some people are having to pay tax on the money they have received. Here’s why… Why is there tax deducted from my PPI interest payment? If your bank has… Read More »

Cheltenham & Gloucester PPI Claims

How to claim If you believe that your Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) Policy was mis sold by Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society, it’s easy to make a PPI claim to C&G direct – remember that  a claims company may charge an upfront fee for making your claim for you and/or may take a proportion of any compensation you are due. Cheltenham… Read More »

Standard Life PPI and Annuity Claims

Standard Life Claims Standard life have had to make provision for both claims for mis-selling PPI and mis-selling annuities. The particular problem with annuities is where they failed to tell people that they could get a better rate of payment on their annuity due to ill health. People with poor health are likely to live… Read More »

PPI Claims Deadline

Following pressure from the banking industry, a deadline for claims has been set as August 2019 for people to make PPI claims. In return the banks would finance a widespread advertising campaign to tell people of the deadline. Although there is considerable advantages in this proposal to the banks – it would enable them to move… Read More »

Leeds Building Society PPI template

If you feel that you were missold PPI by Leeds Building Society, then you should contact them immediately in order to make a claim. You can do so by sending to the Leeds a template letter or using the ombudsman’s own PPI claim form. Leeds Building Society PPI is currently underwritten by Aviva. In the six… Read More »

PPI claims – the financial Ombudsman

PPI Financial Ombudsman Letter If you wish to claim for misselling of PPI (payments protection insurance) or any other financial product then the Financial Ombudsman service can help you .  According to the Financial Times between April 2011 and April 2012 there was a rise of almost 30% in complaints received by the ombudsman service.… Read More »