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Customer Complaints Handling Procedure

We want you to be completely happy with our service and the products we offer you and we are committed to listening to your feedback, resolving any issues wherever we can.

 

If you are not happy with our products or service, please tell us your concerns by contacting us via:

  • Email: customer.relations@prestigepawnbrokers.co.uk
  • Write to: Customer Relations Department, Prestige Pawnbrokers, New House, 67/68 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8JY
  • Telephone: 0800 817 6894. Lines are open Monday to Friday between 09:00am – 5:00pm

 

What Happens Next?

 

When you have made a complaint to us, we will:

 

Stage 1

 

  • Investigate your complaint
  • Inform you of our findings
  • Where we are at fault, we will endeavour to put things right to the best of our ability
  • Where we are wrong, review our procedures or services to avoid the problem occurring again
  • In any event we will provide you with a final response letter within 8 weeks of receiving your complaint. If you are dissatisfied with our response you can proceed to complain to the National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) and/or the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)

 

Stage 2(i)

 

  • If such a resolution is not possible and you feel your complaint has not been satisfactorily resolved you have two other avenues for redress you can contact the Chief Executive of the National Pawnbrokers Association with full details of your complaint
    Chief Executive
    National Pawnbrokers Association
    Chiltern Court
    37 St Peters Avenue
    Reading
    RG4 7DH
  • The Chief Executive or their representative will aim to acknowledge your complaint within five working days
  • Your complaint will be investigated and the Chief Executive or their representative will write to you with their conclusions and propose any course of action within eight weeks of the original complaint
  • If the Chief Executive cannot meet the 8 week deadline they will write to you to explain that the final response cannot be sent in time
  • That the complainant can contact the financial ombudsman service
  • Enclose the financial ombudsman leaflet

 

Stage 2(ii)

 

  • In addition to the above at the same time, if you feel that the pawnbroker’s final response is unsatisfactory you may refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service, but this must be done within 6 months of the original complaint.
  • The Financial Ombudsman Service, Exchange Tower, London E14 9SR
  • Telephone: 0300 123 9 123
  • Email: complaint.info@financial-ombudsman.org.uk
  • Web Site: www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk