self-service

Practical ways to reduce hidden contact centre costs

Published on: January 08, 2021
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

In current times businesses are looking at how they can optimise their operations and work as efficiently as possible, while still delivering the high levels of customer service that consumers expect. This post outlines 5 key areas to focus on if you want to reduce hidden costs in the contact centre...

Self-service and its importance to greater customer satisfaction

Published on: October 13, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

How can organisations put in place the right strategy for self-service to boost satisfaction and efficiency? Our latest blog outlines the key benefits of self-service and how to deploy it effectively...

Why now is a great time to optimise your customer service – Part 3: Putting the right resources in place

Published on: August 05, 2020
Author: Anne-Merete Jensen - Senior Business Consultant

It’s essential that businesses are ready for changing customer needs, especially as we move closer to Peak. In the final part of this three-part series to help companies optimise their customer service operations, Anne-Merete Jensen explains 5 areas to focus on to ensure you have the right resources in place...

Why now is a great time to optimise your customer service - Part 2: Analyse your business

Published on: July 22, 2020
Author: Anne-Merete Jensen - Senior Business Consultant

In this post we look at auditing your organisation and listening to your frontline staff who spend their days dealing first-hand with queries and issues from consumers. Consequently, they have an unrivalled amount of experience of where there might be gaps and how processes can be improved. Start by asking both agents and managers these nine key questions...

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.

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.

Caring for your customers during COVID-19

Published on: April 30, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

The COVID-19 crisis is impacting us all, so in this post we look at 5 ways for companies to ensure that they are delivering the right service to their customers, creating loyalty - now and in the future…

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…

What will customer self-service look like in 2025?

Published on: April 01, 2020
Author: Steve Nattress

Self-service is already a key part of delivering the customer experience that today’s consumers expect. How will it develop over the next 5 years due to AI and other innovations?

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