Category Archives: Customer Service

When will quad-play take off in the UK?

Telecoms Tech News magazine published an interesting article recently on whether quad-play could take off in the UK. Quad-play describes the bundling of various services that telcos typically offer – allowing customers to buy their TV, Internet, home phone, and … Continue reading

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The tourism industry is being reshaped as customer service becomes a priority

The recently published UKCSI (UK Customer Services Index) has shown some interesting results for the tourism sector. Six individual tourism-related organisations were named in the top 50 of all organisations in the UK. The UKCSI research is conducted by the … Continue reading

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What are the three key trends in the customer service industry today?

In my last blog I talked about the need for any executive planning a customer service function to explore the future. This is a fast-changing industry now and who could have predicted a decade ago that customers would be receiving … Continue reading

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How finely-tuned is your customer service?

We have all seen the customer service revolution that has empowered the customer with new ways to dictate the way they choose to communicate with the organisations they are patrons of but some industries have embraced the revolution whilst others … Continue reading

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Could increased inefficiency be good for your customers?

Forbes is the kind of business journal where a focus on efficiency is treated as so obvious that nobody needs to think that there might be an alternative strategy, so it was interesting to read Micah Solomon’s recent article on … Continue reading

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Outsourcing: does size really matter?

A recent blog by William Carson here on the Teleperformance UK pages explored the perceptions of size in a partner company. This is a question any company executive will ask when they are about to select a partner to work … Continue reading

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Free content – the answer for mobile operators?

My last blog talked about how mobile companies will start working together more often to share the cost of providing a basic network so they can then differentiate themselves on their service offering – which may well include the type … Continue reading

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More mobile industry collaboration is good news for the operators – and their customers

BT has just announced plans to bundle a 4G mobile service into a complete package for Small to Medium-size Enterprises (SME) that also includes free wi-fi across the country. This is hard evidence that SME working patterns are changing. More … Continue reading

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True innovation comes from a deep understanding of the present – and past

One of the challenges faced by the Teleperformance team when they go out to meet prospective clients is that our competitors have argued that Teleperformance is ‘too big’ … the implication being that a smaller rival will be more agile … Continue reading

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Getting Customer Service right is the strategic future for your business

The customer service function is the most important part of your business today – full stop. With companies like Ford and Jaguar Land Rover now declaring themselves ‘retailers’ first and foremost, this is not just some motivational mantra aimed at … Continue reading

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