Complaints Handling Procedure

If you have a complaint, then this note sets out the procedure which we will follow in dealing with that complaint.

  1. A person has been appointed in our offices to deal with complaints, and you should not hesitate to contact the relevant Director shown below:
    • Bicester - Rupert Lister
      Tel 01869 251 590
    Note: Should your complaint be against the relevant person above, please see point 5.
  2. Where your complaint is initially made verbally, you will be requested to send a written summary of your complaint to the person dealing with it.
  3. Once we have received your written summary of the complaint, we will contact you in writing within seven days to inform you of our understanding of the circumstances leading to your complaint. You will be invited to make any comments that you may have in relation to this.
  4. Within twenty-one days of receipt of your written summary, the person dealing with your complaint will write to you, in order to inform you of the outcome of his investigation and to let you know what actions have been or will be taken.
  5. If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of our handling of your complaint or the outcome of our internal investigation, you should write to Director, Mr. Rupert Lister at 3-5 The Causeway, Bicester OX26 6AN. He will conduct a separate review of your complaint and contact you within fourteen days to inform you of the conclusion of this review.
  6. In addition to our Complaints Handling Procedure we operate the following redress mechanisms approved by RICS. If you are still unhappy with the result of any of the above, You may refer your complaint to the Surveyors Ombudsman Service as a private individual.

Details are available from:

PO Box 1021
Warrington
WAA4 9FE

Tel: 0845 050 8181
www.surveyors-ombudsman.org.uk

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