The principle assigned to deal with complaints is:
Customer Relations Team
227 Station Road
If you’re not completely happy with our service we’d like to hear about it so we can do something to put it right.
We do everything we can to make sure our customers get the best products and service possible. However, sometime we may not get things right the first time.
When that happens, we want you to tell us what went wrong so we can put matters right.
We want to:
If you are not satisfied with any aspect of our service or products you can tell us about your complaint in the following ways:
In person – call into our office at the address shown. We are open Monday to Friday from 9.00 am – 5.30pm.
In writing – write to us and address your letter to The Customer Complaint Manager.
By telephone – call us on 01675 442 022 during our office hours and ask for the Customer Services Department.
By email – use the email address shown.
We aim to resolve your complaint straightaway but if we can’t, then we will write to you within three business days to tell you:
We will aim to resolve your complaint quickly but it may take longer if it is complex.
We will keep you informed on a regular basis but if you need an update please call us on 01675 442 022 and ask to speak to the person handling your complaint.
If we can’t agree a solution with you within eight weeks, we will:
Our aim is to resolve all complaints internally. However, if after receiving our final decision letter, or if eight weeks have passed (this is sometimes referred to as the “eight-week rule”), you may have the right to refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). The eight weeks start from the date a complaint is received anywhere in our business. Their contact details are shown below.
Please note: Only complaints relating to the sale of financial services should be referred to FOS.
Financial Ombudsman Service
Tel: 0800 023 4567 (free for most people ringing from a fixed line) or 0300 123 9123 (cheaper for those calling using a mobile) or 44 20 7964 0500 (if calling from abroad)
Further information can be obtained from the Financial Ombudsman Service’s website at www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk