We want to hear from you if you feel unhappy with the service you have received from us. Letting us know your concerns gives us the opportunity to put matters right for you and improve our service to all our customers.
How to contact us
Relationship Director or Relationship Support Manager – you can contact them on their direct phone number, by post or at their email address
Servicing Team – you can contact them on their direct phone number or by post
Local Branch – you can visit your local branch and speak to a member of staff
Alternatively you can contact our Customer Relations Team by telephone on 0800 282 3901 (UK-only free call) or +44 (0)207 116 74881 (from abroad) or by writing to:-
Barclays Bank PLC
1 Churchill Place
A leaflet detailing how we deal with complaints is available on request in any of our branches, from your Relationship Director, Relationship Support Manager, from your servicing team, our website and the Barclays Information Line on 0800 400 100*
Please note: Sales Finance complaints should be directed in the same way but, if in writing, to the following address:
SF Operations Complaints Team
Please do not include any confidential information in any emails you send to us. If you need to refer to specific account details, call or write to us instead. We usually reply to your email address but there may be times when we need to get in touch by post, for example when we need to refer to confidential information or send you important documents.
Getting back to you
Once you've contacted us we'll do our best to resolve any complaint promptly and efficiently. If we need more time to complete our investigations, we will:
If it looks like our investigations will take more than eight weeks from when you originally contact us, we will contact you with an update on our progress.
If for any reason you are not happy with our response, please let the person or department who handled your complaint know, so that we have the opportunity to see if there is anything further we can do.
Once we’re satisfied we’ve considered all aspects of your complaint, we will contact you with our response.
Taking your complaint further
If we do not resolve your complaint internally to your satisfaction, or we have not resolved your complaint within 8 weeks from when you first let us know about your concerns, you may be able to ask the Financial Ombudsman Service to review your complaint. The Financial Ombudsman Service is an organisation set up by law to give consumers a free and independent service for resolving disputes with financial firms. Details of those who are eligible complainants can be obtained from the Financial Ombudsman Service:-
The Financial Ombudsman Service
By phone: 0800 023 45672 or 0300 123 91232
The Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA)
If your complaint relates to Sales Finance products and services specifically, you may be eligible to refer to ABFA. Barclays is a member of ABFA, which has a Code of Practice for Members. As a member of ABFA, Barclays is committed to the Code of Practice. Further information regarding the ABFA Code of Practice, together with the accompanying Guidance to the Code and Complaints procedure, can be viewed on the ABFA website: www.abfa.org.uk.
ABFA will only step in once Barclays as had the opportunity to investigate matters so please contact us first. If you are not satisfied with our final response or if twelve weeks has passed since you first let us know about your concerns, you can ask ABFA to review your complaint:
Head of Compliance
20 Hill Rise
By phone: +44 (0)20 8332 99553
ABFA’s Complaints Process is managed by an independent specialist organisation, Ombudsman Services: www.ombudsman-services.org^ (opens in a new window). However, you should not contact Ombudsman Services directly but raise your complaint with ABFA as above.
Your eligible deposits with Barclays Bank PLC are protected up to a total of £75,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit guarantee scheme. This limit is applied to the total of any deposits you have with the following: Barclays, Barclays Bank, Barclaycard, Barclays Business, Barclays Capital, Barclays Corporate, Barclays UK & Ireland Private Bank, Barclays International Private Banking, Barclays Premier, Barclays Private Bank, Barclays Stockbrokers, Barclays Wealth, Woolwich Mortgages. Any total deposits you hold above the limit between these brands are unlikely to be covered. For further information visit www.fscs.org.uk^ (opens in a new window).
Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register No. 122702). Registered in England. Registered number is 1026167 with registered office at 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.
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