Review from Unimpressed (4446 views)
|Review of: Simple Debt Solutions|
|Review date: 21 February 2012|
|Insolvency Practitioner who handled case: Not Known|
|I proceeded as far along as: Accepted IVA|
|The solution I opted for in the end: IVA|
|Speed of response|
|No of days to make a decision after I spoke to IVA company: 1 days|
|Weeks to IVA proposal after decision made: 5 weeks|
|Weeks to IVA accepted/rejected after decision made: 16 weeks|
|IVA Company Ratings|
|Their debt solutions expertise:||1 out of 10|
|Their customer service:||1 out of 10|
|Their speed of response:||1 out of 10|
|Overall Company Rating:||1 out of 10|
|Insolvency Practitioner Ratings|
|The quality of IVA proposal:||1 out of 10|
|Overall Insolvency Practitioner Rating:||1 out of 10|
|I am an administrator living in Durham, I had debt of 25K and a property with little equity.|
|My interaction with the company:|
|I was contacted by a different company about debt solutions and was pressured in to an IVA which was not explained properly. I was then passed to SDS after all the forms had been filled in. They were slow with the paper work and found it impossible to send out information correcly in the envelope. The IVA was rejected for a second time as the Insolvency Practitioner did not update the forms with the recommendations made at the first meeting. By the time the IVA went through the debt had increased by at least 3K as none of the creditors had stopped adding charges and interest payments. The only time anyone mentioned having to remortgage the house was when the completion information arrived that had to be signed and sent back. At the year review they decided both my husbands and my salaries where wrong on the form and should be increased. This year I didnt bother sending in a new list of outgoings as they just adjusted it to match the change in income (which didnt exist).|
|Why I gave the ratings I did:|
|I rated them as 1 out of 10 because I felt and still feel they were not working in my best interest. If I contact them now they are still unhelpful.|
|One thing they did - which really impressed me:|
|One thing they did - which I felt could be improved:|
|Their whole process and attitued|
|I am two years into the IVA, I have learnt never to get an IVA, I should have dealt with the creditors directly as I had never missed a payment to them it was just getting difficult to manage. My dividend is .58p in the pound and so far nothing has been written off.|
Community Comments of this review
|3 out of 5||3 out of 5||09 April 2013|
|Comment: All I can advise is no debt is written off until your IVA completes, if nothing changes based on the dividend being 58p then 42% of your overall debt will be written off|
|3 out of 5||4 out of 5||08 August 2012|
|Comment: I have found SDS to be fantastic and always helpful. I can you stating that non of your debt has been written of but you are paying back 58p in the £. Isnt that nearly half your debt 'written off'.|
|5 out of 5||5 out of 5||22 April 2012|
|Comment: I would agree with this review as we are also having problems with dealing with SDS.|
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