Irish Water Refunds

Refunds of  Irish Water Charges It was announced in early September 2017 that most householders could expect Water Charge refunds from Irish Water before Christmas 2017.  The Irish Water Refund cheques  started going out on November 20th  2017 . All Irish Water account holders (not businesses) should  have been automatically sent a full refund by […]
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Time Limit Extended on Financial Complaints

Up until last month – if anyone wanted to complain to the Financial Services Ombudsman (FSO) about the conduct of a financial institution – there was a strict 6 year time limit in place.  If someone had a problem with things like Insurance , PPI or a Mortgages ,  if the product was sold to […]
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Six Year Limit on PPI Complaints Needs to Be Changed

Concern about the  mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance  and other financial products is increasing.  The number of complaints to the Financial Services Ombudsman  has risen dramatically in the past year – but they are still on a much smaller scale than in the UK. In the last 6 months of 2012 the Financial Services Ombudsman  […]
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Payment Protection Insurance Investigation – the Latest

Back in July 2012 the Central Bank  announced that 7 firms in Ireland were being told to review all their PPI sales since 2007. It did not name the firms at the time. Today the Central Bank of Ireland has named 6 of the 7 involved in the review of possible mis-selling : They are   […]
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