Introducing a Better Way of Doing Business

Heather Kidd has backed a series of proposals, by the Liberal Democrats, that will radically change the relationship between customers and companies.
The proposals include introducing a ‘Universal Service Code’ for organisations providing a service to the public. This will commit them to:

The proposals also include:

Commenting, Heather Kidd said: “Too often, customers find their relationships with companies and public bodies skewed against them. So many commonplace practices are infuriating for customers who just want to be treated fairly and honestly. When they have a problem or an enquiry about a service they have paid for, it is reasonable that they should be able to talk to a person and not a machine. Customers must have the power to make fair and informed choices without the fear of being taken for a ride and bewildered by mindless bureaucracy.”