Leevans Jewellers and Pawnbrokers Complaints Handling Procedure
We consider a complaint to be
Any oral or written expression of dissatisfaction, whether justified or not, from, on or behalf of, a person about the provision of, or failure to provide, a financial service, which:
Alleges that the complaint has suffered (or may suffer) financial loss, material distress or material inconvenience; and relates to activity of our firm which is subject to the jurisdiction of the FOS.
We will provide a copy of this document process on request and when acknowledging a complaint. There will be no charge for this.
A complaint can be made and received via any reasonable means, including letter, telephone (at standard rates) email, or in person.
Making a complaint
We do not make a charge for handling a complaint.
If you wish to make a complaint, please contact...…..
Leevans Pawnbrokers and Jewellers
85B Town Street
T: 0113 2585714
Acknowledging your complaint
If your complaint cannot be resolved within 72 hours following its receipt, we will promptly send you a written acknowledgement of your complaint.
If you make an oral complaint, our written acknowledgement will set out our understanding of your complaint.
Reviewing your complaint
Your complaint will be investigated diligently and will be assessed fairly, consistently and promptly.
We may ask you to submit copies of documentation and may request further information from you to assist us with our investigation.
We will take into account any documents and/or information you may provide in relation to your complaint.
Keeping you informed
If your complaint cannot be resolved within 72 hours following its receipt, we will ensure that you are regularly kept informed of our progress with regards to the investigation into your complaint.
We will undertake a thorough and timely investigation of your complaint. However, in the event that we are unable to conclude our enquiries within 56 days, we will write to you and let you know when we expect to be in a position to issue our final response letter.
We will also provide you with details of your right to refer the matter to the financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) The FOS can be contacted as follows:
Financial Ombudsman Service
T: 08000 234567
Resolving Your Complaint
When we have finalised our investigation into your complaint, we will issue our Final Response letter.
Our final response letter will:
- Be fair, clear and not misleading
- Confirm details of our investigation and decision: and if relevant, include any offer of remedial action or the appropriate level of redress (or both).
- And any next steps
- we haven't had the chance to put things right
- we haven't exceeded the 56-day timescale and haven't yet issued our Final Response letter.