Fight for your rights

Fight for your rights: Stranded by easyJet

Monday, 15 January 2018 | Article

Simon Read helps a reader whose son was stranded by easyJet.

Fight for your rights: Can you force firms to honour a goodwill gesture?

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | Article

When a company gets things wrong, it should make sure that its customers are put back into a position they would have been in if no mistake had been made.

Fight for your rights: Jet2 won’t play fair on refund

Thursday, 21 December 2017 | Article

Simon Read helps a reader who had their request for a refund refused by Jet2. 

Fight for your rights: A plumber’s charges left me with a sinking feeling

Monday, 13 November 2017 | Article

When you need a tradesperson to pop round and do an urgent job, it can be difficult to find someone to do it quickly at the right price. So, many people take what they can get.

Fight for your rights: The hotel expects me to pay 150% more for a room

Monday, 30 October 2017 | Article

Simon Read helps a reader who was asked to pay extra for a hotel booking.

Fight for your rights: Ikea sofa bed was no good for a night’s sleep

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | Article

Moneywise columnist Simon Read helps a reader get their money back for a faulty Ikea product.

Fight for your rights: Don’t get caught by dodgy PPI claims companies

Thursday, 21 September 2017 | Article

The City watchdog is spending millions on warning people that they have just two years (until 29 August 2019) to claim for compensation for being mis-sold useless payment protection insurance (PPI).

Fight for your rights: ‘Both Axa and Thomas Cook won’t pay out for my 20-hour flight delay’

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | Article

No matter how great your holiday, it will end on a sour note if your flight home is delayed for hours.

Fight for your rights: Why is a new share certificate so expensive?

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | Article

My mother has held shares in Sportech, the sports entertainment company, for around 15 years, held on a traditional share certificate. The value of these shares is around £300.

Fight for your rights: I’ve been wrongly accused of fraud

Friday, 07 July 2017 | Article

This article was written by Moneywise's Fight for your Rights columnist Simon Read in response to a reader’s query.