Did you have a Dorothy Perkins store card with mis-sold PPI? If the answer is yes, you could be owed thousands of pounds!
Dorothy Perkins is another store that mis-sold PPI to consumers. Store cards were popular in the 1990s and early-2000s and were a perfect opportunity for banks to mis-sell PPI. If you’ve only checked for PPI on credit cards, loans, mortgages or overdrafts, it’s time to check your store card PPI.
The banks have paid out billions of pounds for mis-sold PPI. The total amount paid to consumers to date is over £27 billion. One consumer received £65,000 from her bank and many others have received four-figure sums for money they are owed. Store cards with PPI could also mean that you are entitled to a large sum of money. Dorothy Perkins PPI could mean that you are owed thousands of pounds.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that 29th August 2019 is the deadline for making PPI claims. The aim is to put an end to the PPI scandal and encourage people to make a claim. It’s important to act now, as the PPI deadline means that the banks will be inundated with claims as the cut-off point edges nearer.
A PPI claim can take up to six months, or often much longer if you refer the case to the Financial Ombudsman (FOS). To beat the rush and get started as soon as possible, use our Dorothy Perkins PPI guide below to find out how to make a claim.
How Was Dorothy Perkins PPI Mis-Sold to Customers?
Dorothy Perkins PPI was mis-sold in the same way that it was mis-sold in high street banks. Customers were not asked the right questions about whether PPI was suitable for them, or not even told that it was added to the product. For this reason, many customers with store cards were paying for PPI without their knowledge or consent.
At the time, GE Capital owned many store cards (including Dorothy Perkins). However, Santander took over GE Capital in 2008. As such, they are usually who you now need to contact. Santander has been hit hard by the PPI scandal; Santander PPI has contributed nearly £2 billion to the money paid out to customers for mis-sold PPI.
How Can You Reclaim Dorothy Perkins Store Card PPI?
If you know who to get hold of, you are able to make a Dorothy Perkins PPI claim yourself. However, there is often confusion with store cards about who you need to contact, because of who owned the store cards at certain points. Canary Claims can make the process stress-free, as we will contact the correct company and deal with all correspondence for you. We will keep you informed every step of the way with your claim, working on a no win, no fee basis. This means you won’t need to pay us unless your claim is successful, meaning any financial risk involved with making a Dorothy Perkins PPI claim is eradicated.
If you can’t locate your paperwork for your Dorothy Perkins store card, this isn’t a problem either. We will be able to track them down and find out all the details, including if PPI was added to your store card.
It’s so important to act now, with less than two years before the PPI deadline. It may seem like a long way away, but the sooner you start your claim, the greater chance you have of avoiding the deluge of claims — and the sooner you will be able to receive your money.
Canary Claims is regulated by the Claims Management Regulator. We have helped thousands of consumers claim back their money through PPI claims and offer a low fee of 15% + VAT (18%). Contact Canary Claims today to find out if you can Claim Dorothy Perkins Store Card PPI