Category Archives: Market Research

Customer service is a key differentiator for businesses, but many are falling short

PRESS RELEASE: Customer service is a key differentiator for UK businesses. Brand reputation, competitiveness and position within the market are highly influenced by a company’s ability to provide good customer service. However, despite its importance, research from Anaplan, a leading platform provider driving a new age of connected planning, reveals that UK businesses are failing to deliver good customer service and are missing out on lucrative opportunities to increase profits. Continue reading Customer service is a key differentiator for businesses, but many are falling short

Over a quarter of fraud victims spotted suspicious activity before their banks

PRESS RELEASE: 28 per cent of UK consumers that have experienced banking fraud in the last year reported the incidences to their providers first, according to new research. And, according to the latest research by Aspect Software, one in five victims only discovered there was an issue when their card was blocked. Continue reading Over a quarter of fraud victims spotted suspicious activity before their banks

Brits won over by more bots in customer service but organisations need to move more carefully on AI plans, says new research data

PRESS RELEASE: In a major international survey of Western consumer attitudes towards artificial intelligence (AI), when asked if they would be more open to using more AI if it helped save time or money, a healthy majority (60 percent) of British consumers agreed. Continue reading Brits won over by more bots in customer service but organisations need to move more carefully on AI plans, says new research data

New Customer Service Survey from Aspect Software Shows Harmony, Opportunity When Chatbots and Agents Work Together

PRESS RELEASE: Nearly two-thirds of customer service agents are satisfied in their jobs and millennials, the largest workforce demographic, are even more so with 70 percent of them saying they like what they do according to the just-released Aspect Agent Experience Index. Yet, despite the agent satisfaction reported, multiple research firms including Gartner and Juniper Research are predicting chatbots or A.I. will replace nearly all live agent interaction in the next several years. Continue reading New Customer Service Survey from Aspect Software Shows Harmony, Opportunity When Chatbots and Agents Work Together

UK consumers risk losing millions due to hidden ‘cost of hassle’

PRESS RELEASE: From not returning faulty goods or cancelling unwanted services to leaving account information out of date, our fatigue when considering contact with companies could be costing millions. Whilst one-in-three [1] admit to avoiding contact with companies whenever possible, research reveals that 77% of organisations see reducing customer effort as a top priority [2]. Continue reading UK consumers risk losing millions due to hidden ‘cost of hassle’