Couple lose fight over credit reference: £1m legal bill

Sarah Coles
High Court
High Court

Michael and Carol Ann Gatt have had their case against Barclays rejected by the High Court. They were arguing that Barclays had made a mistake and told credit reference agencies that Mr Gatt was over his overdraft limit. The result, they claim, was the end of their business and financial ruin.

So what happened, and could a credit reference land you in trouble?