Today sees the publication of our annual review (PDF 4.6MB), which reflects the achievements of our service in 2017/2018.

Using case studies and insight, we’ve drawn out three themes we’ve seen in the problems people have brought to us: vulnerability; new ideas, new challenges; and loyalty & trust. We hope these themes spark conversations across the sector, as well as with each other.

We’ve also highlighted how, nearly 20 years after conversations began about setting up one ombudsman, we’ve been ensuring we’re ready for the future. It’s been a challenging year and our annual review reflects on the changes we’ve been through – while keeping fairness, and the people who are relying on our answers, at the heart of everything we do.

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Ombudsman News 165

14 October 2021

Welcome to Ombudsman News. In this edition, we share detail about our refreshed guidance for making awards of compensation for distress and inconvenience. We also highlight our consultation about temporary changes to reporting the outcomes for certain complaints.

Distress and inconvenience Consultations and responses

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We’re consulting on a temporary proposed change to how we report the outcome of certain complaints

4 October 2021

Today, we’ve published a consultation on a proposal to help us move faster in reducing customer waiting times.

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Ombudsman News 164

24 September 2021

Welcome to Ombudsman News. In this edition, we share an overview of our latest complaints data, including detail on some of the trends seen in the first quarter of the 2021/22 financial year.

Q1 data H1 data

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