our series of guides giving a quick and informal overview of a range of technical issues – from case fees to calculating redress
A quick guide for businesses – briefly setting out what you need to do if a consumer complains.
A quick guide – explaining our general process and procedures for businesses that don't usually have much direct contact with us. We send out this factsheet automatically if we receive a complaint about a business that hasn't had a complaint with us before.
A quick guide – to how we are funded and when and how the case fees apply.
A quick guide – to our role, from 6 April 2007, in settling consumer-credit disputes
A quick guide – primarily for investment firms formerly regulated by FIMBRA or PIA – to our rules and remit relating to complaints about firms that are no longer authorised to carry out investment business.
A quick guide – for consumers and businesses who have complaints with the ombudsman service – to how hearings fit into our process.
A quick guide – primarily for insurers and advisers – to how redress is calculated if we uphold a mortgage endowment complaint and award standard redress (as set out by the FCA).
A quick guide – primarily for investment firms and advisers – to how redress is calculated if we uphold an investment-related complaint.
A quick guide – for consumers and businesses – to the role and work of our statutory panel of ombudsmen.
Explaining what to do if you are unhappy with the service we provide – and information about the independent assessor.