How to Stop of Bristow and Sutor Fast
Despite a sound financial plan, you can accumulate debt for various reasons. Familiar debt sources include council tax, overpaid housing benefits, rent arrears, and parking fines. Unfortunately, overdue debt attracts a collection agency like .
Collection agencies can report your debt to credit bureaus affecting your credit score.
What's more, agencies may apply coercion, threats, misinformation, and harassment to collect the dues.
Dealing with collection agencies without help is challenging and can be misleading. For instance, they can pressure you to sell your assets at a loss. The good news is that you can avoid such negative scenarios by reaching out to DoNotPay.
Aside from Bristow and Sutor, here are other collection companies that this robot lawyer can handle for you:
- Lowell Financial
- Advantis Debt Collection
- Moorcroft Debt Recovery
- DWP Debt Management
- Marston Group Holdings
- Amigo Loans
- Provident Loans
You'll enjoy a faster, more convenient, automatic, and less-frustrating way to deal with Bristow and Sutor. Read on to find out how.
Who Is 01527504017 and Why Are They Calling Me?
Calls from 01527504017 are from , a debt collection agency.
Below is a list of reasons they could be calling you
- Collect payment on behalf of their clients
- Claim to work on behalf of a court
- Validate debt
- Harass you to pay outstanding debt
Bristow and Sutor can e-mail or call you persistently, which can be annoying. As of 2022, there have been reports of people receiving threats of bailiff for debt as low as £10.
Ideally, they collect on behalf of other organisations.
A point to take note of: If you receive a notice from Bristow and Sutor, respond quickly— even when you don't owe their client. They can send negative information to credit reporting agencies, sue you, or initiate debt recovery.
Bristow and Sutor Contact Details
If you'd like to personally contact Bristow and Sutor for more details, refer to this table.
|Contact Type||Contact Information|
|Website||Bristow and Sutor|
|Contact Form||Debtor Contact|
|+44 7860 078251|
|Phone Number||01527 504030|
|Address||Bartleet Road, Washford, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 0FL|
Is Bristow and Sutor a Scam?
is a debt collection agency regulated by the Civil Enforcement Association. They specialise in local debt recovery and can be on your case if you have outstanding council tax, parking fines, or non-domestic rates. They are not a scam but, as is with debt collection agencies, they might overstep their boundaries in pressing for payment and violate the debtor’s rights.
What Happens If I Don't Pay My Debt to Bristow and Sutor?
Bristow and Sutor will proceed to collect your debt in three stages.
- They will Issue a 7-day compliance notice to make a payment plan plus a £75 fee.
- Before paying you a visit, you'll receive a 7-day Notice of Civil Enforcement which is considered a warning. It attracts £235, an extra 7.5% of any amount of debt above £1,500.
- Lastly, you'll sign a Controlled Goods arrangement 7 days later. This stage attracts a £110 fee plus 7.5% of any amount of debt above £1,500.
Bristow and Sutor can sue you for failure to respond to notices or honour your promise. Subsequently, the court can authorise a direct deduction of outstanding debts and fees from your wages.
Has Bristow and Sutor Violated My Rights?
A debt collector can violate your rights in several ways, including harassment.
Here's a list of acts that debt collectors are restricted from committing:
- Applying threats, illegal means, or violence
- Informing third parties about your debt besides your spouse
- Threats of arrest or imprisonment
- Use of obscene language
- Failing to identify themselves
- Issuing misleading information on the amount or status of the debt
Alternative Ways to Resolve Bristow and Sutor Payment
It's advisable to contact the creditor to clarify outstanding debt. If the effort doesn't yield fruits, below are complaint resolution options:
Use ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
FCA is the body responsible for debt arbitration between creditors and aggrieved parties.
First, complain to the creditor, who must reply via phone or mail within 3 business days. The creditor must also report the case to FCA.
Although FCA doesn't handle individual cases, it can fine or revoke a creditor's licence.
You can contact FCA via:
|Phone||0300 500 8082 or 0800 111 6768-Toll free|
Financial Ombudsman Service
After hitting a deadlock with the creditor, you can contact the ombudsman. The Ombudsman will assess the complaint and may ask the lender to put things right. For instance, correcting credit records, rectifying outstanding debt, ordering a refund, or agreeing to a payment plan.
Ombudsman Contact details:
|Phone||0800 023 4567|
Small Claims Court
Lastly, you can seek redress in the small claims court after exhausting all avenues. You must demonstrate you've exhausted all options. The total amount you can claim is £ 10,000 in England and Wales. You can give them a call at 0300 123 7050.
DoNotPay Has a Self-Help Guide on Debt to Help You Solve Your Debt
Whether Bristow and Sutor have just contacted you recently or have been harassing you for months, DoNotPay has a practical step-by-step easy to use guide. The guide lets you take action against a debt collector with only a few clicks.
Here are the steps to follow:
- Search "debt collection" on DoNotPay.
- Answer a series of questions about the debt collectors, including when you were contacted and how you were contacted, so we can determine if they have violated any debt collection laws.
- Decide which course of action you want to take based on our guidance, such as filing a debt verification request, demanding for the collectors to stop contacting you, or reporting them to a professional trade association.
And that's it! Once you choose the preferred course of action, DoNotPay will handle the rest. We'll deliver your request directly to the debt collectors via first-class mail or file your complaint automatically with the relevant trade association or ombudsman.
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