Consolidation of operator complaints and disputes data October 2019 – September 2020
The total number of complaints received by Resolver for reporting period 2019-20 (October to September) was 9752, an increase of 1197 (14.0% increase) compared to the previous 12 months.
The main complaint type during 2019-20 was Accounts, this includes consumers being unable to withdraw funds or having their accounts closed. This complaint type has also seen the largest increase compared to the previous year (1105, a 36.7% increase).
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|Other (none of the previous)||22.4%||19.0%||17.3%|
|SR issues (new category)||13.4%||15.4%||12.4%|
Of the 9,752 cases received by Resolver during 2019-20, 18.7% were escalated to an ADR, this was an increase from 14.8% during the same period the previous year. While both Resolver data and regulatory returns shows an increase in the number of cases escalated to an ADR, the percentage increase for Resolver was less than that reported in regulatory returns (3.9% compared with 7.1%).
During 2019-20, 1,821 cases were escalated and Accounts (37.9%) had the largest escalation rate, compared with Licensing (0.2%) which had the lowest. There is a similar trend for the previous year.
The average resolution time for a case logged with Resolver was 15.87 days during 2019-20, a decrease from 20.88 days in 2018-19.Previous section
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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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