At Animal Friends we understand that it is imperative to offer a high level of customer service. We understand that we have a duty of care to our customers and strive to ensure that we are transparent at all times. Our primary goal is to create value for our customers, ensuring that wherever possible we are delivering exceptional customer service online and offline.
Animal Friends recognises however that we may get it wrong from time to time. We endeavour to recognise our mistakes and ensure they are not repeated in the future which ultimately means we can refine our service and deliver beyond our customer expectations.
If you have a complaint about the service you have received from Animal Friends, please follow the below complaints procedure to ensure that is dealt with by one of our Specialist Complaint Investigators.
Our Complaint Handling Process – What You Need to Know
When a complaint is received from you in relation to the insurance product you have taken out, our Customer Resolutions Department at Animal Friends will confirm receipt of your complaint with a written acknowledgement letter.
They can be contacted at the following address:
Animal Friends Insurance Services Limited
Customer Resolutions Department
Animal Friends House
No 1 The Crescent
Sun Rise Way
Telephone: 0344 557 0300
Animal Friends will endeavour to resolve any regulated complaint as soon as possible.
Whilst Animal Friends will always look to resolve your complaint in the quickest time possible, in accordance with guidelines laid down by the Financial Conduct Authority, we must write to you with a final response to your complaint within eight weeks of receiving your complaint.
Upon receipt of Animal Friends’ final response to your complaint, should you remain unhappy, you will then have the right to refer the complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service.
Animal Friends will provide you with details of the Financial Ombudsman Service, along with a copy of their leaflet ‘Your Complaint and the Ombudsman’ and a statement confirming that an approach can be made to the Financial Ombudsman Service.
The Financial Ombudsman Service can be contacted at the following address:
The Financial Ombudsman Service
Telephone: 0300 123 9 123
In deciding whether or not to uphold a complaint, Animal Friends may liaise with your Insurer, Red Sands Insurance Company (Europe) Limited and may consider any relevant guidance published by the Financial Conduct Authority, the Financial Ombudsman Service and any other relevant regulatory guidance previously published.
View our Complaints Handling Process.