Complaints Policy

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Company Name: BENNETT STAFF BUREAU (“the Company”)
Policy No.: 24
Policy Name: Complaint’s Policy and Procedure
Date: January 2023
Version: 4

Complaints Policy

BENNETT STAFF BUREAU is committed to providing a high-level service to our customers. If you do not receive satisfaction from us we need you to tell us about it. This will help us to improve our standards.

Complaints Procedure

If you have a complaint, please contact Robbie Harrison – Operations Director by phone 0161 368 5511 in the first instance so that we can try to resolve your complaint informally.

At this stage, if you are not satisfied please contact Claire Wolstenholme – MD. You can write to her at 52 Market Street, HYDE, Cheshire. SK14 1AH.

Next steps

1. We will send you a letter acknowledging your complaint and asking you to confirm or explain the details set out. We will also let you know the name of the person who will be dealing with your complaint. You can expect to receive our letter within 5-7 days of us receiving your complaint.

2. We will record your complaint in our central register within a day of having received it.

3. We will acknowledge your reply to our acknowledgment letter and confirm what will happen next. You can expect to receive our acknowledgment letter within 3-5 days of your reply.

4. We will then start to investigate your complaint. This will normally involve the following steps;

• We may ask the member of staff who dealt with you to reply to your complaint within 5 days of our request;
• We will then examine the member of staff’s reply and the information you have provided for us. If necessary we may ask you to speak to them. This will take up to 4 days from receiving their reply.

5. Robbie Harrison will then invite you to meet him to discuss and hopefully resolve your complaint. He will do this within [5] days of the end of our investigation.

6. Within 2 days of the meeting Robbie Harrison will write to you to confirm what took place and any solutions he has agreed with you.

• If you do not want a meeting or it is not possible, Robbie will send you a detailed reply to your complaint. This will include his suggestions for resolving the matter. He will do this within 5 days of completing his investigation.

7. At this stage, if you are still not satisfied you can write to the REC, our trade association of which we are a member marked for the attention of the Consultancy and Compliance Team, REC,  20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2LS

If we have to change any of the time scales above, we will let you know and explain why.

NOTE: In any event, we will comply with any statutory procedures that may relate to your complaint.

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