4 Christmas customer service lessons from Santa

Published on: December 18, 2019
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Christmas is nearly upon us and children all around the world are eagerly awaiting the sound of sleigh bells and the arrival of Father Christmas with his sacks of presents. What can hard-working customer service teams learn from Santa Claus this festive season?

Taking stock of customer service in 2019

Published on: December 11, 2019
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

As the end of the year approaches, now is the perfect time to evaluate how the customer service sector has performed in 2019. And what better way of doing this than exploring the 2019-20 Contact Babel UK Contact Centre Decision-Makers’ Guide, sponsored by Enghouse Interactive. Here are 5 key trends that the guide highlights…

How a CX Maturity Model can transform your experience

Published on: November 20, 2019
Author: Arnaud Dufournet - Chief Marketing Officer

Focusing on customer experience delivers clear benefits in terms of increased engagement, higher brand reputation and most of all increased revenues. Achieving CX excellence doesn't happen by chance - following a CX Maturity Model can provide the map to success.

6 ways to prepare for peak – whatever your industry

Published on: October 31, 2019
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Retailers need no reminding that we’re coming up to their busiest time of the year. Being able to cope with demand and deliver the experience that customers expect is central to remaining competitive and delivering the right experience, cost-effectively, means focusing on these 6 areas...

Travel – dealing with a crisis

Published on: October 16, 2019
Author: Tom Walmsley - Business Development Manager

The collapse of Thomas Cook has ruined the breaks of hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers. What does it tell us about customer service in the wider travel industry and how the sector can rebuild trust with consumers? We looked at the latest research and reached 4 key conclusions...

National Customer Service Week 2019: The 3 key factors behind successful customer service

Published on: October 09, 2019
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

We’re now partway through National Customer Service Week (NCSW), which runs from the 7th-11th October. While how it is celebrated varies across the globe, there are three factors that unite good customer service - you need to get all of these right if you are to deliver the service and experience that today’s consumers expect.

Punk CX says ‘Great at a few or average at a lot’

Published on: July 24, 2019
Author: Guest author: Adrian Swinscoe

A Dimension Data report found that, on average, organizations are offering a choice of 9 different channels, forecasted to rise to 11 in 2019. That’s a hell of a lot of channels. In this guest post, Adrian Swinscoe explains why customer experience needs to get back to basics and shares insights from his new book – Punk CX.

5 key findings around customer trust in retail

Published on: May 29, 2019
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Trust is vital to customer experience and loyalty in the retail sector – to find out how retailers are faring, the latest Eptica research looked at customer service performance and trust with fashion and food retailers…

Which sectors do consumers trust most for CX?

Published on: May 15, 2019
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Our survey of consumers in the UK revealed that the level of trust people have in different types of organization varies considerably by sector. As you know, if consumers don’t trust in your brand then you risk undermining customer loyalty and damaging sales revenue. So, which sectors do consumers trust most?

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