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Claiming Payment Protection Insurance back from Barclays

In April, the Independent reported: Banking giant Barclays took an additional £300 million hit to cover payment protection insurance mis-selling claims today but unveiled a higher-than-expected rise in quarterly profits. The bank has now set aside £1.3 billion to deal with PPI compensation after a recent increase in the number of claims, which have eaten [...]

Personal Loans and Compulsory PPI

It seems that there are a number of scams that are taking place in the UK by companies pretending to be a personal loan lender and offering small loans to businesses. For example, one common telephone number reported is: 01614080830 (see a Who Calls me report on that number) It seems that they are asking [...]

Reporting and Dealing with PPI Spam Emails

Unfortunately in this day and age when information is traded, many businesses get hold of peoples personal details such as mobile phone numbers and email addresses. Sadly PPI email spam is on the rise lately, and we hope the following guide may help you counter these emails that you may never have subscribed to. Don’t [...]

Guide to Payment Protection Insurance Claims

Getting your Payment Protection Insurance back shouldn’t be as hard as it seems. There are of course options, you could use a claim handler, but will have to in return give away a chunk of your claims. In the next few steps, I would like to show you how to try and make your own [...]

Further Help

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureaux give free, confidential, impartial and independent advice to help you solve problems. To find your nearest CAB, including those that give advice by e-mail, search for your nearest CAB, or look under C in your phone book.

Financial Ombudsman

Consumers may prefer to contact the financial Ombudsman consumer helpline on 0300 123 9 123 for guidance on the procedure for complaining about payment protection insurance (PPI).