Why a consistent customer experience is so important (and how to deliver it)

Published on: July 08, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

Building trust with consumers relies on companies delivering fast, accurate and above all consistent answers to customer service questions. This delivers reassurance to customers, which is always been important but is now vital given the fast-changing nature of the current crisis. Here are 4 areas to focus on to drive consistency…

Why now is a great time to optimise your customer service - Part 1: Start with an audit

Published on: June 24, 2020
Author: Anne-Merete Jensen - Senior Business Consultant

Normally retailers, and companies in many other sectors, would now begin preparing for their Peak season. However, in 2020 almost every industry has seen its operations thrown into turmoil. But, no matter how your plans have been affected, now is still a good time to look at auditing and optimising your operations.

Why you can no longer ignore the cloud for CX applications

Published on: June 17, 2020
Author: Tom Walmsley - Business Development Manager

Customer service departments have been transformed by COVID-19 - 84% of UK contact centres have now moved from a centralised model to one based on home working. We explain how moving to the cloud delivers the flexibility required for changing times.

Customer service: what you can learn from great historical figures

Published on: June 11, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

To help inspire customer service teams, we’ve looked back through history to pinpoint key insights that help deliver best practice today. In the first of our three-part-series we focused on the thoughts of the great minds of classical antiquity. In this follow-up, we focus on pearls of wisdom from key historical figures from the Renaissance to the late modern period...

3 ways to create a consistent, omnichannel experience (and why it matters)

Published on: June 03, 2020
Author: Guest author: Blake Morgan

Today, customers demand a seamless experience from companies – whatever channel they use to make contact. Guest author Blake Morgan, noted CX expert and futurist, outlines why creating an omnichannel experience matters and gives three areas to focus on to get started...

The impact of knowledge on current customer satisfaction

Published on: May 20, 2020
Author: Steve Nattress

Being able to deliver fast, accurate and consistent information to consumers and their queries has always been a central part of successful customer service. In the current crisis its importance has deepened even more – we asked consumers about their experience of knowledge in the COVID-19 era and the lessons for businesses…

Are banks building trust through customer service excellence?

Published on: May 06, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

The pandemic is accelerating digital transformation and a need for greater customer engagement in many verticals, and banking is a prime example. We look at the current state of banking customer service, based our latest search.

The state of UK customer service 2020 - struggling to improve

Published on: April 08, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Digital channels are now a vital part of the customer relationship, across every sector. Now, more than ever, it is essential that UK brands provide the right levels of service on them. We evaluated how they are doing…

Why you must map your channel strategy to your customer demographics

Published on: March 26, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Customer expectations are continually rising – particularly when it comes to the service they receive from businesses and the channels they use. We looked at the impact of demographics on customer service channel choice…

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