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Publicised Contact Details for Complaints:

Written complaints may be sent to Becheley Building Maintenance LTD at 2 Wildern Close, Locks Heath, SOUTHAMPTON SO31 7EZ or by e-mail at info@bbmltd.com

Verbal complaints may be made by phone to 01489 572611 or in person to any of Becheley Building Maintenance LTD staff, or Directors.

 

Receiving Complaints

Complaints may arrive through channels publicised for that purpose or through any other contact details or opportunities the complainant may have.

Complaints received by telephone or in person need to be recorded. The person who receives a phone or in person complaint should:

·         Write down the facts of the complaint

·         Take the complainant's name, address and telephone number

·         Note down the relationship of the complainant to Becheley Building Maintenance LTD  (for example: Customers and members of the Public)

·         Tell the complainant that we have a complaints procedure

·         Tell the complainant what will happen next and how long it will take

·         Where appropriate, ask the complainant to send a written account by post or by email so that the complaint is recorded in the complainant’s own words.

For further guidelines about handling verbal complaints, see Appendix 1

 

Resolving Complaints
Stage One

In many cases, a complaint is best resolved by the person responsible for the issue being complained about. If the complaint has been received by that person, they may be able to resolve it swiftly and should do so if possible and appropriate.

Whether or not the complaint has been resolved, the complaint information should be passed to a Director within one week.

On receiving the complaint, The Director records it in the complaints log. If it has not already been resolved, they delegate an appropriate person to investigate it and to take appropriate action.

If the complaint relates to a specific person, they should be informed and given a fair opportunity to respond.

Complaints should be acknowledged by the person handling the complaint within 2 weeks. The acknowledgement should say who is dealing with the complaint and when the person complaining can expect a reply.  A copy of this complaints procedure should be attached.

Ideally complainants should receive a definitive reply within four weeks. If this is not possible because for example, an investigation has not been fully completed, a progress report should be sent with an indication of when a full reply will be given.

Customer Complaints Proceedure

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Whether the complaint is justified or not, the reply to the complainant should describe the action taken to investigate the complaint, the conclusions from the investigation, and any action taken as a result of the complaint.

 

Stage Two

If the complainant feels that the problem has not been satisfactorily resolved at Stage One, they can request that the complaint is reviewed at Board level, all Directors.

The request for Board level review should be acknowledged within a week of receiving it. The acknowledgement should say who will deal with the case and when the complainant can expect a reply.

The Board of Directors may investigate the facts of the case themselves or delegate a suitably senior person to do so. This may involve reviewing the paperwork of the case and speaking with the person who dealt with the complaint at Stage One.

If the complaint relates to a specific person, they should be informed and given a further opportunity to respond.

The person who dealt with the original complaint at Stage One should be kept informed of what is happening.

Ideally complainants should receive a definitive reply within four weeks. If this is not possible because for example, an investigation has not been fully completed, a progress report should be sent with an indication of when a full reply will be given.

Whether the complaint is upheld or not, the reply to the complainant should describe the action taken to investigate the complaint, the conclusions from the investigation, and any action taken as a result of the complaint.

The decision taken at this stage is final, unless the Board decides it is appropriate to seek external assistance with resolution.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (External) Our ADR will be WHICH TRUSTED TRADER. And for Double Glazing CERTASS. Where the complaint cannot be resolved using the above we will use The DISPUTE RESOLUTION OMBUDSMAN.   In the unlikely event of a complaint arising and you wish to refer the complaint to them please contact 0333 241 3209 or via their website.
http://www.disputeresolutionombudsman.org/which-trusted-traders-partnership/                                                  

Variation of the Complaints Procedure

The Board of Directors may vary the procedure for good reason. This may be necessary to avoid a conflict of interest, for example, a complaint about the Chair should not also have the Chair as the person leading a Stage Two review.

 

Monitoring and Learning from Complaints

Complaints are reviewed annually to identify any trends which may indicate a need to take further action.