Take a second and even third opinion from another IVA provider or two.
You are entering into a five year relationship with this provider and if you find them pushy it may give you an idea of how the relationship is likely to be.
Hi David, welcome to the forum, I woudl echo the other experts advice and suggest you speak with a couple of other copmanies to just make sure you are happy moving forward. You will be surprised at how companies can differ in the way they handle clients, the budgets that are discussed and the success rates they have.
If you are feeling pushed that is not a good sign and remember an IVA is for the duration not just the first stage of getting it in place.
You will see on here and www.ivamcom what other poeple have said about their experiences with different companies.
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Hi David and welcome to the forum, a good link provided above by Tina www.iva.com lists companies and some reviews. Our professionals on the forum also come highly recommended and can be found via the experts link to the left.
You need a good working relationship that will last 60/72 months with any potential IP. Make sure they're approachable and contactable.
All the best. x
IVA final payment left the bank on the 26th January 2013...looking forward to a debt free future.
Hi David as others on here have said check out www.iva.com and ring a few companies before making a decision if you do decide on freeman jones my iva is with them and I started it 2 months ago very quick setup process and so far no hassles
I am with Freeman Jones and I am coming up to my 2nd annual review. So far they have been excellent. However I must say that I found this forum after I went into my iva and I would have looked at more companies for advice in the beginning. When i read some of the reviews on here i realise that I was lucky that the company i am with is a good one, it could so easily have been a different story.
Hi nomoredosh I noticed you said annual review is that all they do as somewhere I'm sure I read six monthly review maybe I was wrong also have you had any pay increases during your iva and how did they deal with that