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Future-proofing customer service in financial services

By Customer Experience, Finance & Banking

Two key trends are driving the evolution of the customer experience delivered by financial services brands. The first is the rise of agile new rivals, which is increasing competition and disrupting traditional banking models. Often these new players base their whole business model on offering a personalised, responsive customer experience. Secondly, digital channels are growing fast, with more and more…

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Digital Local Government

Digitally delivering on customer needs in local government

By Contact Centre, Customer Experience, Local Government

Customers increasingly want to interact with their local councils digitally, rather than having to pick up the phone or visit physical offices. It saves them time and makes transactions simpler and easier to do. Embracing digital technology also provides local government with multiple benefits. It helps councils to be more efficient, thus saving money, as well as enabling them to…

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Digitising Communications in the Legal Sector

Digitising Communications within the Legal Sector

By Contact Centre, Legal, Moving to the Cloud, Unified Communications & Collaboration

Harnessing digital technology is one of the top 3 priorities for Legal firms. A trend hastened by the switch to hybrid working as legal teams look to collaborate internally and engage with clients without face-to-face contact. However, while going digital is a priority, it is essential that it doesn’t impact the high levels of service quality that clients expect. In…

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Customer Experience in Financial Services

Customer experience in financial services

By Contact Centre, Customer Experience, Finance & Banking

Delivering the right customer experience has always been vital in banking and financial services. This has intensified as the sector has shifted from face-to-face branch interactions to the phone and through digital channels. As customer service needs change, how are banks responding? The 2022 ContactBabel UK Contact Centre Vertical Markets: Finance report provides the answers. Sponsored by Enghouse Interactive, it…

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The future of customer service for housing associations

By Housing, Hybrid Working

The ability to deliver high quality, consistent customer service is essential for housing associations. It one of the key areas that regulators evaluate when assessing providers. However, housing associations today face multiple customer service-related challenges, some intensified by the pandemic. What are these challenges and how can they be overcome? Building on our previous guest post from consultant Phil Riley…

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6 key trends in housing association customer service for 2021

By Chatbots & AI, Housing, Hybrid Working, Microsoft Teams, Unified Communications & Collaboration

For Housing Associations, customer service is key to success – it is essential to keep customers happy and make it very easy for them to communicate with the organisation. Previously, customer contact has often been limited to office and telephone interactions.  Coronavirus necessitated a rethink to maintain service standards and customer satisfaction whilst creating a safe working environment for staff…

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choose the right contact centre solution

Essential insights for ensuring you choose the right contact centre solution

By Contact Centre, Local Government, Moving to the Cloud, Unified Communications & Collaboration

Today, delivering excellent customer service is essential. This means you need the right contact centre technology in place to support your operations. Every organisation is different, so it’s important to choose the right solution for you. Making the right choice Start the process of choosing a new contact centre solution by asking three key questions: What are your business needs? Review…

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