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Customer Service Excellence ® aims to bring professional, high-level customer service concepts into common currency with every customer service by offering a unique improvement tool to help those delivering services put their customers at the core of what they do.

The Award

Since 2014 the UK European Consumer Centre has been accredited with the Customer Service Excellence award.  The Customer Service Excellence ® standard aims to make a tangible difference to service users by encouraging provider organisations to focus on their individual needs and preferences. 

Before we were awarded with this accreditation our policies and procedures were internally monitored to make sure we were providing the best possible service.  When we decided to attain the award in 2014 we had to make our customer service policies and procedures stricter and more available to customers and staff.  We then had to demonstrate how we achieved these policies and procedure in our every day working tasks.

The assessor of the licensed certified body looks at 5 key areas to see that our organisation meets the expected level of service.  The 5 areas are listed below:

  • Customer insight
  • Culture of the organisation
  • Information and access
  • Delivery
  • Timeliness and quality of service

These are the basic areas but they do go into more detail.  If you are keen to find out more you can at this link 

The CSE award requires a yearly assessment to continually monitor how we reach these standards.

If you would like more information on the CSE award please do not hesitate to contact us using the information on the right of this page. 


How to contact us 

Our telephone lines are open Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm 

Telephone Number:

+44(0)1268 886 690

Email Address:

To save duplicate cases being created please only send us one email per issue.  If you need to send more please contact us. 

Postal Address:

UK European Consumer Centre
Chartered Trading Standards Institute
1 Sylvan Court
Sylvan Way
Southfields Business Park
SS15 6TH

Please note that the UK European Consumer Centre does not offer a drop-in service.

Fax Number:

+44(0)1268 582 225


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