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Our Complaints Policy
A Summary Of Our Complaint Handling Process At SMI Placings Ltd, we always strive to provide the highest possible standard of customer service. However, should you feel that our service has fallen below the level expected and you wish to register a complaint, please make contact with us as follows:
The Compliance Manager
SMI Placings Ltd
83 High Street
Tel: 01992 787333
You can register a complaint either in writing, by phone or by email – whichever method is easiest for you
. To help us, please quote any reference that you have been provided with, in all correspondence.
What Will Happen
We will fully investigate your complaint, and do everything possible to resolve your complaint as quickly as possible. If it is not possible to resolve your complaint quickly, we will promptly acknowledge your complaint in writing and keep you advised of progress.
In the unlikely event that we have not resolved your complaint within 8 weeks we will write to you again to explain the reasons why we have been unable to resolve your complaint and advise you of when we expect to be able to give you our final response.
If you are not satisfied with our final response to your complaint, or if we have still not been able to resolve your complaint within 8 weeks of receipt, you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Who Are The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)
They are an independent service in the United Kingdom for settling disputes between businesses providing financial services and their customers.
This service is free to customers.
How To Contact The Financial Ombudsman
You can contact the Financial Ombudsman Service as follows:
Financial Ombudsman Service Exchange Tower Harbour Exchange Square London E14 9SR
Tel: 0800 023 4567
You must approach the Financial Ombudsman Service within 6 months of our final response to your complaint. We will remind you of this time limit in our final response letter to you.
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