Payment Protection Scotland Blog
Guarantees and Claims - the World of PPI Compensation
Monday, June 18, 2018
It has been a game of cat and mouse, between the banks and the regulator. Joining in the game of the PPI mis-selling debacle to stand up for the ‘ordinary’ customers were the consumer organisations. Already a potent mix, what ignites it fur…
Sweeping Reforms – How PPI Made Lasting Changes on How Financial Products are Sold
Monday, June 11, 2018
You would think with all the issues surrounding PPI, that it would have been withdrawn from sale but let’s face it, the issue was NOT the policy itself but the way in which it was sold.
What Part Does the Financial Ombudsman Play in PPI?
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The PPI mis-selling has brought many companies and organisation to the public’s attention. One organisation is the Financial Ombudsman. But who are they and what does this organisation do?
Guarantees and Claims: the world of PPI compensation
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
It has been a game of cat and mouse, between the banks the regulator with consumer groups joining in the game at a later stage to stand up for the ‘ordinary’ customer.
The End is in Sight – PPI Deadline Confirmed!
Monday, May 21, 2018
Back in August 2014, rumours began to swirl that the PPI compensation saga could be coming to an end brought about by the evidence of a sudden drop in pay outs during 2012 and 2013.
PPI - Make a Decision!
Monday, May 14, 2018
The FCA backed advertising campaign is underway with the animatronic head of Arnold Schwarzenegger gracing our TV screens, posters and media adverts, urging us to ‘make a decision!’.
Can You Make a Claim for PPI Compensation?
Monday, May 7, 2018
With so many companies and online forums telling people to claim back their payment protection insurance (PPI) premiums, it can be hard to know if your claim is eligible.
How Can a PPI Pay-out Help Your Household Budget?
Monday, April 30, 2018
In recent years, no one can have avoided the effects of the recent recession. With various political and economic arguments on whether we are leaving this difficult time behind or not, some households are still struggling with balancing the…
Arnie’s Robotic Head Makes an Impact!
Monday, April 23, 2018
To support the introduction of a PPI deadline, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) promised a hard hitting but informative marketing campaign encouraging people to claim PPI compensation.
If I agreed to PPI, can I still claim compensation?
Monday, April 16, 2018
In this blog, we are going to look at a BIG question that our customers raise with us. What you need to remember is that the answer given is a broad one and that for advice specific to your situation, you need to call us.
Claiming PPI Compensation and IVAs
Monday, April 9, 2018
We are often asked by customers about claiming PPI compensation when they have issues with debt and arrears. In this article, we take a broad look at how compensation could affect your position as part of an IVA, but it is important you see…
Why do I have to prove PPI was mis-sold to me?
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Why can’t they just give me my money back, if they know that I have been mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI)?
PPI Claims from the Expert Point of View
Monday, March 26, 2018
Claiming compensation for the now infamously mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) should be a straightforward process. You find PPI, tell the bank why you think it was mis-sold and, in the majority of cases, this leads to compensatio…
PPI and Consumer Rights
Monday, March 19, 2018
If there is one thing that the PPI mis-selling debacle has highlights, is that when it comes to our consumer rights and financial products, we are in the dark.
Claiming Your Slice of the PPI Pie
Monday, March 12, 2018
Payment protection insurance (PPI) was mis-sold to thousands of customers. If you opened a credit card or store card account, took out a loan or a mortgage, or borrowed money from any major bank or lender in the UK from the 1990s onwards, y…
PPI Compensation Stampede!
Monday, March 5, 2018
PPI complaints have hit a three-year high in the first half of 2017 announced the City regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority.
Monster PPI Compensation Claims!
Monday, February 26, 2018
Can you imagine claiming back £82,000 in PPI compensation? This is exactly what happened for one Barclaycard customer a few years ago. He said the product ‘just appeared one day’. He didn’t know what it was or what it was for. After 16 mont…
PPI and the Case of the Graduate Loan
Monday, February 19, 2018
At Payment Protection Scotland, we have been publishing helpful articles for many years – since the PPI compensation process started – and we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of our earlier offerings.
No Paperwork, No PPI Compensation Claim?
Monday, February 12, 2018
There are many myths that circulate about PPI compensation claims, what you can and cannot do. We examine a common myth and look at what the facts are.
Monday, February 5, 2018
With the announcement of a PPI deadline of August 2019 and the beginnings of a marketing campaign to encourage customers to make a case for PPI compensation if they want to, many people are concerned that will open the doors to spam texts, …