The Disqualification Files

Another Four Bounce Back Loans Go To BBL Heaven, One Used to Fund a Feature Wall and Bathrooms, One Acquired By Over-Egging Turnover Used to Pay Off a Personal Loan and the Other Two Acquired By One Person Were Used to Trade Cryptocurrency

The roll call of one-time business owners, and some who didn’t even own a business who took out one or more Bounce Back Loans and left them unpaid at insolvency/bankruptcy is growing, and here are a few more cases that involve some form of wrongdoing that was uncovered with those BBLs. […]

BBL Complaints and Outcomes

Jenny Lomax the Ombudsman Decrees That Santander Did Mess a Bounce Back Loan Applicant About Due to All Manner Of Errors, and Quite Pathetically Awards Just £175 in Compensation

Santander have been slapped on the wrist yet again by the Ombudsman as you will see in today’s case, which, much like many BBL related cases that go through the Financial Ombudsman Service, has taken quite some time to get sorted out. Santander also seems blissfully unaware some people trade in cash and even have accounts at other banks too. Imagine that! […]

BBL Complaints and Outcomes

HSBC Pay £150 Compensation For Delays in Approving a Bounce Back Loan Which the Ombudsman Says Is Fair But They are Then Given the Greenlight By the Ombudsman to Snatch That BBL Back After a “Safeguarding Review”

Some more BBL madness for you today, in which HSBC pay £150 in compensation for delays in approving a Bounce Back Loan, but then perform one of their infamous “safeguarding reviews” and ultimately demand that BBL back, the Ombudsman says the compensation is fair, but then says, quite bizarrely, HSBC are right to recall the BBL! […]

The Disqualification Files

Barclays Customer Who Would Have Flown Under the Radar If They Had Made Repayments on Their BBL Even After Over-Egging His Business Turnover Ends Up Taking Insolvency Route and Gets an 8 Year Disqualification

Today’s case shows once again the madness of the Bounce Back Loan scheme, for it gives an insight into a Barclays customer who took out a £50k BBL but took the insolvency route and has just been handed an 8-year disqualification. Keep in mind that a Barclays boss has stated if you did over-egg the turnover but continue to repay you are not classed as a fraudster. […]