Tag Archives: service

What price good service?

More than a decade ago, outsourcers sold themselves as technology partners, able to offer voice platforms that significantly reduced the cost of voice services.  Then came the age of ‘employee investment’, and those that could demonstrate the ability to attract … Continue reading

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23 years of great customer service  - and then there’s everyone else. Why?

The Daily Telegraph recently published their list of the top 100 companies for customer service in the UK. It’s an interesting mix of banks, retailers, airlines, and utilities with no obvious connecting theme except possibly the most important one, that … 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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More consumers are standing up for better service

Get up, stand up. Stand up for your rights. It seems that this is exactly what British consumers are doing more than ever before. According to new research published in CorpComms magazine around half of UK consumers today are offering … Continue reading

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Is telco customer satisfaction plummeting?

Is customer satisfaction plummeting at present? New research from research specialists GfK published by Marketing Week suggests that it is, and in particular it is the financial, retail, and telecom sectors that are doing offering the worst service to their … Continue reading

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Customers are organising their own complaint forums

Last Friday The Daily Telegraph splashed a consumer story about mobile telephone users and their problems across their personal finance pages. The story focused in particular on EE, with example after example of bill errors and other bungled service. Regardless … Continue reading

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Great #custserv where it is least expected

The customer service feedback pages in most newspapers are littered with horror stories about poor service and disasters where unsuspecting customers hand over their money and fail to receive the service they expected. What a pleasant surprise then to read about … Continue reading

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