Category Archives: Customer Service

Robots Are Coming To A Retailer Near You

This post is by Liz Parry, Strategic Account Director at Teleperformance UK.  New research by the consulting experts Deloitte suggests that an enormous chunk of the UK workforce will be automated by 2036 – including over 2 million retail workers. … Continue reading

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Exploring the 2016 UK Customer Satisfaction Index

The UK Institute of Customer Service recently released the January 2016 UK Customer Satisfaction Index. This research is updated twice a year and explores the level and quality of customer service in the UK across various industry sectors, including both … Continue reading

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WEF 2016: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Later this week the World Economic Forum will meet at Davos in Switzerland for their annual gathering where business leaders and thinkers get together to consider the future – of business and society in general. The theme this year is … Continue reading

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Will The Tech Giants Make Us Cut The Cord On Pay TV?

I have talked a lot about how content and innovation is the key to winning subscribers. I have also talked about how pay-subscription TV services such as Sky will come under increasing pressure as over-the-top streaming services become better and … Continue reading

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BT and EE Merger Approved: Good For UK Telcos?

So the UK Competition And Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared the merger of BT and EE after investigating the deal for six months. Several companies in the telco sector objected to this merger so what does this mean for the … Continue reading

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Hacking the Customer Experience

Hackathons have been around for over a decade in the tech industry, possibly longer if different terms are used. Basically, a group of techies get together and spend a period of time focused on fixing a single problem or creating … Continue reading

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Banking Faces An Uber Moment in 2016

The former CEO of Barclays, Antony Jenkins, recently spoke in various media interviews about the global banking industry facing an ‘Uber moment’ in the near future. Jenkins warned that traditional bank headcount could shrink by 50% and profits on services … Continue reading

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