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How to Complain to Your MP

on January 12, 2012
in Complaints

I seem to recall that it was the late great Harold Wilson who said that a week was a long time in politics.  Someone said subsequently (I can’t quite remember who)  that the weak are a long time in politics and there, is beyond…

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How to Complain Well by Being Organised

on January 12, 2012

When you complain, it is vital to keep a paper trail.

A good complainer is one who is organised. One reason not to complain in person or by telephone is that this approach does not give you a clear record of what you have complained…

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How to Complain when Christmas Goes Wrong

on January 12, 2012
in Complaints

I love Christmas.  It is great fun and there is no greater pleasure than giving gifts to friends and loved ones and seeing their faces light up when you have bought them something they really want.  Unfortunately Christmas does not always work out like…

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How to Complain When Your Party Goes Pear-shaped

on January 12, 2012
in Complaints

Some twenty years ago I was at a kosher Jewish function when to everyone’s amazement the caterers started serving ham sandwiches. These things happen. Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong and will generally do so at the worst possible time. There are…

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How to Complain Without a Solicitor

on January 12, 2012

Too many English people think that some great formality is involved in registering a complaint and that the only way to complain effectively and to get a result is to do so via a solicitor.  This is absolutely not the case and although you…

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How to Complain without Committing Libel

on January 12, 2012

When you complain you can be rude, funny, outrageous or sarcastic but it is important not to overstep the mark and libel someone.  This can be done very easily and can land you in hot water.  The Liverpool footballer Ryan Babel has just discovered…

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How to Complain Without Getting Hung Up About Your Legal Rights

on January 12, 2012

It is better to complain in vain, than not to complain at all. Too many people worry about the extent of their legal rights before complaining and in truth this is completely unnecessary.


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