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I Had a Student Visa But Had to Leave the UK Owing Council Tax

Question: Jon, My landlord scammed me into submitting my name for council tax exemption, resulting in the council issuing legal letters against me to payback. But I was on a student visa at that time, and due to family emergency had to leave the country immediately without getting a chance to respond to the council …

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I Took an iPhone From a Shop in the UK But Didn’t Pay and Now I Need to Go Back to the UK

Question: Jon, I took an iPhone from a shop on monthly installment and then went abroad on vacation and never came back to UK. Now I need a police clearance certificate from UK. Will this offense be appeared in police clearance certificate? Syedasdar Answer: Syedasdar, A police clearance here in the UK is now called …

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I Copyrighted My Name So Why Can’t I Use That to Charge the School for Uniforms?

Question: Dear Jon, I’m in the UK and schooling is free. Yet when children are taken out of school for holiday etc we have been issued with a fine of £60 per day. The school has changed its uniform and going to cost about £200 per child. Oh, we asked for help and got a …

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I’m Bipolar and Worried Sick About American Express

Question: Jon, Bipolar, Income Protection Insurance delays, no income. Single parent, child, Corporate Amex and £7K to pay and scared to call them. Owe family member and friend money, paying them is so important, I can’t sleep thinking about it. Credit history destroyed as 10 years ago was sick, made arrangements for lower payments with …

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