Featured Image

Carcraft collapses leaving hundreds without jobs and customers out of pocket | This is Money

Used car supermarket Carcraft has fallen into administration, leaving 500 people without jobs and potentially thousands of customers out of pocket.Customers have been warned that any existing warranty, MoT, roadside assistance or servicing deals they have with the firm are no longer valid.Administrators Grant Thornton have confirmed that they will be getting in touch with… Read more »

Featured Image

‘Passport Profiteer’ loses in Court over copycat website fee claims.

Two members of the LegalBEAGLES Consumer Law Help Forum have won the first of many cases being brought against customers of the ‘copycat’ British Passport Services website run by the notorious ”Passport Profiteer” Richard Howard and Amanda Kirkman of UK Services & Support Ltd. Since the beginning of the year LegalBEAGLES have been inundated with… Read more »

No Featured Image

Woolworths Workers Lose Compensation Fight

Thousands of former Woolworths and Ethel Austin workers have lost their fight for redundancy compensation after a European court ruling.The European Court of Justice (ECJ) backed a Government appeal and agreed that stores with fewer than 20 employees are excluded from an obligation to consult over redundancies and do not qualify for compensation.The ruling overturns… Read more »

Featured Image

Challenge to £125 cost of council tax summons reaches High Court

The High Court will today (30 April) hear a vicar’s challenge to the London Borough of Haringey’s £125 costs for a council tax summons.The dispute goes back to 2 August 2013, when Reverend Paul Nicolson asked Tottenham magistrates how the sum was arrived at.He was granted leave for judicial review on 7 October 2014. His… Read more »