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    This Site is brilliant. I'm a sad consumer of the Peninsula in a business sense and paid for five years and will absolutely be looking towards the competition appeal tribunal. I only needed 12 months work and was backed into a corner for 5 years (That's fours Years for paying for something I didn't even want) and now they want another 12 months out of me. Take me court Peninsula I'm going to say, and you will never get another penny out of me.

    My argument with them is that I sent a cancellation letter well before the six month end date of five years and they state they never received it. I do know a lot of businesses are actually making losses now we are in going through Brexit so they will be trying all kinds now to re-coup money.
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    Sorry to hear about your issues with Peninsula.

    Unfortunately, to some degree, a business contract such as the one Peninsula pedal, is largely unregulated and a defence of coersion to enter the contract will be difficult to rely upon, legally.

    The cancellation matter is much more arguable if you have adhered to the cancellation clause within the contract.

    We would be happy to assist you with your matter that you notified Peninsula in good time to invoke the cancellation clause.

    In order to do this, it would help to see the contract you signed (with personal details removed) and how you invoked the cancellation; i.e. Did you post letter by recorded delivery, etc?

    There are also the other alleged issues relating to the contract as a whole which appear to be applicable to ALL of Peninsula's 36,000 client contracts; namely, allegations of misselling, beach of Financial Conduct Authority, ICOBS Rules and Fraud by Misrepresentation of the Contract (Fraud Act 2007).

    Whilst these allegations have yet to be tested in court, a high profile QC Barrister has been appointed to provide a legal view on the probability of success in the civil courts and on a private basis.

    If anyone is interested in the progression of these matters, please post your responses in this thread.

    Yes, the Peninsula Directors Office do read this thread and forum, but I would suggest they use experienced, people to mitigate any public image damage, which they believe, legitimate posts such as this thread may cause their business.

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    I've modded your link for the moment.

    I am afraid I think you are going up against the wrong people here. Your ET award is against your employer - Peninsular were merely their Hr advisors and the insurers through another company (Irwell) - your claim is against your ex-employer not Peninsular - if your employer hadn't paid the premiums - or had but had gone against the terms of the policy ( ie the direct discrimination / intentional clause) then that is your employers problem tbh - and you should enforce your award directly against the employer - that they don't have insurance etc sorted isn't your issue it is theirs. Your employers don't even appear to have made a claim on their policy so I'm not sure why you have been in contact with Peninsular or Irwell at all in any case. If Touch have an issue with Penninsular or Irwell then that is for them to take up. They need to pay you your award regardless of where they get the money from.

    Do you have the ET award ? and do you know how to go about enforcing against your employer? Have you tried and had problems doing so ?
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    Hi @InetM,

    Where are you currently at with you matter?

    Moderator: Could you please advise how to tag in members so they are alerted to a message about them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by leaflitter View Post
    Moderator: Could you please advise how to tag in members so they are alerted to a message about them?
    just put @ before the username xx
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    Thank you. will that notify them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by leaflitter View Post
    Thank you. will that notify them?
    yep :nod:

    you can also quote a post like I am here (by clicking the link underneath it titled "Reply With Quote") and they'll get a notification that way too xx
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    On the face of it, there may be an element of misrepresentation by the salesperson.

    1. Was there a false statement of fact?
    2. Was the statement made by one of the parties to the contract?
    3. Was the statement communicated to the other party?
    4. Did the statement induce the other party to enter into the contract?
    5. Does the contractual terms prevent the party from relying on the representation?

    If yes to all of the above, then you may have a claim against them for misrepresentation. The result of which is to rescind the contract and put the party in the position they were prior to entering into it. The court can award damages in lieu and as the charity appears to have used those services they may opt for damages rather than rescission.

    There may also be an issue as regards to competition law. As they have tied the charity in to a contract for 5 years, it could be an argument that they have restricted the charity into a long exclusivity period contrary to competition law and could be anti-competitive. The Competition and Markets Authority suggest that contracts should not be more than 5 years and if they are then they are likely to be held in breach. Just because the CMA considers 5 years as the absolute maximum, does not mean that they will always enforce it. Other factors would need to be taken into account such as the market share of Peninsula, and I think from memory under vertical agreements anyway, that there is a 30% market share threshold before you are considered to be in a dominant position.

    Either way, I would probably recommend independent legal advice on this as competition law issues can be extremely complex to get your head around and it may or may not apply in your situation
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    How many employees does the charity have? At £444 a month over 5 years it seems an awful lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Amethyst View Post
    How many employees does the charity have? At £444 a month over 5 years it seems an awful lot.
    At £26k over the period of the contract they'd need to have a lot of employees to justify it.
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    I'll tag @PeninsulaBusinessServices to see if they could assist but I wouldn't hold your breath.
    Well, she's walking through the clouds, with a circus mind that's running wild
    butterflies and zebras, and moonbeams and fairy tales
    that's all she ever thinks about
    riding with the wind.

    When I'm sad, she comes to me, with a thousand smiles she gives to me free
    it's alright, she says it's alright, take anything you want from me
    anything.

    Fly on little wing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EXC View Post
    I'll tag @PeninsulaBusinessServices to see if they could assist but I wouldn't hold your breath.
    No need for anyone to be holding their breath, we have been in contact with and will continue to be in contact with anyone who has an issue. All we need if for them to engage with us and it will be looked into as a matter of urgency.
    I am an official company representative of Peninsula Business Services. LegalBeagles has given permission for me to post in response to queries about the company, so that I can help resolve issues.

    This does NOT imply any form of approval of my company or its products by LegalBeagles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeninsulaBusinessServices View Post
    No need for anyone to be holding their breath, we have been in contact with and will continue to be in contact with anyone who has an issue. All we need if for them to engage with us and it will be looked into as a matter of urgency.
    Thank you.

    Just for the record @stanners1984 did state in post #108 that his company had already engaged with PBS but apparently to no avial.

    Our new boss got in touch with Peninsula, who said that the full contract would be payable and that they would take us to court if we didn't pay.
    Well, she's walking through the clouds, with a circus mind that's running wild
    butterflies and zebras, and moonbeams and fairy tales
    that's all she ever thinks about
    riding with the wind.

    When I'm sad, she comes to me, with a thousand smiles she gives to me free
    it's alright, she says it's alright, take anything you want from me
    anything.

    Fly on little wing.

    Jimi Hendrix



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    Quote Originally Posted by EXC View Post
    Thank you.

    Just for the record @stanners1984 did state in post #108 that his company had already engaged with PBS but apparently to no avial.

    Apologise, I am referring to our contact since posts were uploaded onto LB, I think the contact @stanners1984 is referring to was pre that and a new boss had come into the business. However, we are in contact now and working to find a resolution to their circumstances.
    I am an official company representative of Peninsula Business Services. LegalBeagles has given permission for me to post in response to queries about the company, so that I can help resolve issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stanners1984 View Post
    Quick update on the Peninsula saga –
    We’re now in contact with the directors office, and not only have we sent them a copy of the contract we had from the local council’S CCG stating that our charity was being funded for ONE YEAR (which my ex-boss told the Peninsula rep) we have also sent them a copy of the email we received to start the process of closing down the project (along with a figure to fund a three month exit strategy), AND THEY STILL WON’T HELP!!
    The contact who is speaking to my boss is saying that we could maybe come to an agreement, which is basically pay all of the remaining five years!!
    Honestly, Peninsula are UNBELIEVABLE. I am astounded that they still get business.

    We are very confused @stanners1984, every possible avenue will be fully explored and we'll do everything within our power to find you a positive solution to the situation you find yourselves in but the information you said you've provided isn't accurate. We've not received a copy of a contract or an email. We are here waiting to help, we just need the information. Until we have that the only option to end a contract early is the option your boss has discussed.

    We'd really appreciate you could provide us with the information you have at hand.

    Kind regards,
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    Quote Originally Posted by stanners1984 View Post
    Quick update on the Peninsula saga –
    We’re now in contact with the directors office, and not only have we sent them a copy of the contract we had from the local council’S CCG stating that our charity was being funded for ONE YEAR (which my ex-boss told the Peninsula rep) we have also sent them a copy of the email we received to start the process of closing down the project (along with a figure to fund a three month exit strategy), AND THEY STILL WON’T HELP!!
    The contact who is speaking to my boss is saying that we could maybe come to an agreement, which is basically pay all of the remaining five years!!
    Honestly, Peninsula are UNBELIEVABLE. I am astounded that they still get business.
    Why am I unsurpised?
    Well, she's walking through the clouds, with a circus mind that's running wild
    butterflies and zebras, and moonbeams and fairy tales
    that's all she ever thinks about
    riding with the wind.

    When I'm sad, she comes to me, with a thousand smiles she gives to me free
    it's alright, she says it's alright, take anything you want from me
    anything.

    Fly on little wing.

    Jimi Hendrix



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    Quote Originally Posted by stanners1984 View Post
    Yes you have, here’s a quote from the email from your person at Peninsula:
    I acknowledge receipt of your email and will be in contact again once I have reviewed these documents and available options.

    Kind regards,

    Kessia Sultan
    Membership Solutions Account Manager

    The documents in question are a copy of the contract and a copy of the email regarding the exit strategy. Your move….
    I'm sorry again however that's not accurate.

    You've provided a photo of an alleged contract containing no information of who its between or what the contract is for, and a word document of an alleged email, copy and pasted I presume.

    As discussed with your director we need you to provide the original documents or alternative evidence which substantiates your position. We are more than happy to explore all your options as we would like to reach an amicable agreement
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeninsulaBusinessServices View Post
    We've not received a copy of a contract or an email.
    You've provided a photo of an alleged contract containing no information of who its between or what the contract is for, and a word document of an alleged email, copy and pasted I presume.
    Well, she's walking through the clouds, with a circus mind that's running wild
    butterflies and zebras, and moonbeams and fairy tales
    that's all she ever thinks about
    riding with the wind.

    When I'm sad, she comes to me, with a thousand smiles she gives to me free
    it's alright, she says it's alright, take anything you want from me
    anything.

    Fly on little wing.

    Jimi Hendrix



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    Definition of contradiction in English:



    contradiction



    NOUN


    • 1A combination of statements, ideas, or features which are opposed to one another:
      ‘the proposed new system suffers from a set of internal contradictions’


      More example sentences


      • 1.1 A situation in which inconsistent elements are present:‘the paradox of using force to overcome force is a real contradiction’


        More example sentences


      • 1.2[mass noun] The statement of a position opposite to one already made:‘the second sentence appears to be in flat contradiction of the first’


        [count noun] ‘the experiment provides a contradiction of the hypothesis’


    Seems a slight contradiction there, ive helpfully included the dictionary definition

    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/de.../contradiction
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    Just a simple question? If peninsular know the company who they are dealing with have they a copy of the contract themselves?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wales01man View Post
    Just a simple question? If peninsular know the company who they are dealing with have they a copy of the contract themselves?
    It was the contract between Stanner's charity and the council he was referring to.

    Well, ''alleged'' contract according to PBS lol.
    Well, she's walking through the clouds, with a circus mind that's running wild
    butterflies and zebras, and moonbeams and fairy tales
    that's all she ever thinks about
    riding with the wind.

    When I'm sad, she comes to me, with a thousand smiles she gives to me free
    it's alright, she says it's alright, take anything you want from me
    anything.

    Fly on little wing.

    Jimi Hendrix



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    Well, ''alleged'' contract according to PBS lol.[/QUOTE]

    A photo of a section of a contract with no information regarding who is from or who it's too isn't a contract. As stated several times, we are ready to help support them with their circumstances and find a positive resolution, all we need it the information.
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    Absolutely not, we are very keen to help you out. We will be in contact with your director this morning
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    we'll discuss all your options with your director today once we have all the relative documentation
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    Has this now been resolved, or still a work in progress?
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