Gas Bill for £0.03p

Enticy

Member +
Joined
Feb 6, 2008
Messages
458
Reaction score
11
Location
NeverNeverLand
I friend came round for tea today. She brought with her a gas bill which is just ridiculous.

She moved house a few months and before moving she telephoned BG to give them her final reading and paid the bill. Several months later her final bill arrives asking for her to settle the debt of ...wait for it... the worldly sum of 3p.

I mean that is stupid, it must of cost them at least 25p to send that letter, if she were to send it back with the 3p that will cost another 25p plus add their 'admin' time and it must have cost over £1 for a 3p debt.

Why did they not just write it off?

This is not really a rant, thats why its not in that section here I just thought it was really funny.
 

goldie

Ellie's Buxom Wench
Joined
Feb 1, 2008
Messages
399
Reaction score
44
i agree is funny and silly, but spose it one them "jobs worth" thingys. if they dont send it, someones head will roll for not sending her the final bill. but dumb all the same. wish mine werre that cheap tho ha xx
 

bignbold3000

Member ++
Joined
Nov 5, 2005
Messages
938
Reaction score
4
these bills are computer generated and most probably never seen by the company
 

nozzer

VIP Member
VIP Member
Joined
Jan 25, 2005
Messages
6,662
Reaction score
106
Location
Who knows !
I suspect a final bill would be sent even if the balance were £0.00. Its probably a contractual obligation when an account terminates.
 

davidh

<font color="RED">Administrator</font>
VIP Member
Joined
Aug 9, 2001
Messages
14,954
Reaction score
121
Location
LIVERPOOL
tell her to pay 5p that will fook them up lol
 

staples

Inactive User
Joined
Dec 9, 2004
Messages
29
Reaction score
0
Location
London
I hold 5 shares in Vrgin Media Inc and every quarte get a divi of 4 pence, I always bank them much to the amusment of the bank teller.
 

daveleebond

DW Regular +
Joined
Jan 31, 2007
Messages
3,462
Reaction score
314
Location
Manchester
refuse to pay, go to court and then earn sh%t loads of cash from the press story, bound to hit the tabloids.
 

twittowoo

Inactive User
Joined
Apr 9, 2007
Messages
8
Reaction score
0
the bill can be thousand of pounds if thay get your frend to pay just a 1p thay can then right the rest of the bill agance tax as a bad dett
not silley are thay
 
TEST
Top