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Consumer brings complaint after bank refuses to refund lost money taken from him 

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Jamal came to us for help after he lost £50,000 over nine months. He said this was due to a third party and his bank had said it wouldn't refund him. Jamal thought this was unfair, and said the problem had had a significant impact on his physical and mental health.

Banking Distress and inconvenience ...

Published 12/10/2021    Last updated 12/10/2021

Business complains after bank closes the wrong account 

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After their bank closed the wrong bank account, C Limited had to do a lot of work to retain their customers who had their direct debits affected, as well as deal with damage to their reputation online. The bank offered £500 in compensation, but C Limited didn't think this was good enough and came to us for help. 

Banking SME ...

Published 12/10/2021    Last updated 12/10/2021

Consumer complains about a loan company irresponsibly lending 

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Josephine came to us after a loan company lent to her, but she struggled to pay it back. She felt the company had been irresponsible because their checks should have shown that she was a vulnerable customer and would have difficulty paying the loan back. 

Unaffordable lending Distress and inconvenience ...

Published 12/10/2021    Last updated 12/10/2021

Consumer complains about how her insurer handled leak from her ceiling 

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Mary came to us about how her insurer had handled her claim when she discovered a leak in her ceiling, and found that the original repairs weren't effective and caused more problems. This affected Mary's family life for over six months and was incredibly upsetting for her. 

Buildings insurance Distress and inconvenience ...

Published 12/10/2021    Last updated 12/10/2021

Consumer complains about how independent financial adviser dealt with transferring portfolio 

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After Chris' husband, Doug, passed away, Chris needed to transfer Doug's portfolio into his name. But multiple delays and errors caused a huge amount of distress and upset to Chris. He was offered £1,000 compensation, but came to us to make sure that this was fair considering what had happened. 

Investments Distress and inconvenience ...

Published 12/10/2021    Last updated 12/10/2021