Which? have published research estimating that 7 million people were unable to use their payment card due to IT problems in the past year.
Commenting on the research, Caroline Wayman, chief ombudsman and chief executive of the Financial Ombudsman Service said:
Last year the Financial Ombudsman Service saw a large increase in current account complaints and high profile IT banking failures were a large part of it. In some cases we found that banks hadn’t done enough to make up for the impact that IT failures can have on customers. If you aren’t happy with how your bank has dealt with your complaint, you can contact us and we’ll see if we can help.
25 May 2021
The Financial Ombudsman Service has published its annual complaints data for the 2020/21 financial year (April 2020-March 2021) with commentary and insight.