Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Re-Building Jobs In The UK

Any time you call an 0800 number (for a credit card, banking etc) and you find that you're talking to a foreign customer service representative, please consider doing the following:

After you connect and you realize that the customer service representative is not from the UK you can always ask if you are not sure about the accent), please, very politely (this is not about trashing other cultures) say, "I'd like to speak to a customer service representative in the United Kingdom."

The rep might suggest talking to his/her manager, but, again, politely say, "Thank you, but I'd like to speak to a customer service representative in the United Kingdom."

That's the rule and the LAW.

It takes less than one minute to have your call re-directed to the United Kingdom. Tonight when I got redirected to a UK rep, I asked again to make sure - and yes, she was from NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE.

Imagine what would happen if every United Kingdom citizen insisted on talking to only UK phone reps from this day on.

Imagine how that would ultimately impact the number of UK jobs that would need to be created ASAP...

If I tell 10 people to consider this and you tell 10 people to consider doing this - see what I becomes an exercise in viral marketing 101.

Remember - the goal here is to restore jobs back here at home - not to be abrupt or rude to a foreign phone rep. You may even get correct answers, good advice, and solutions to your problem - in real English.

If you agree, please tell 10 people you know, and ask them to tell 10 people they know.....etc...Etc

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Ford Focus 1.6 Petrol Zetec £990

(2001 Y Reg Ford Focus - Currently On Private Plate) 5 Door Hatchback, Aqua Frost, Petrol, Manual, Privacy Glass, Steering wheel reach/rake adjustment, Front electric windows, Sports seats, Space saver spare wheel, Radio/CD + MP3 USB and iPod Kit, PAS. Original Alloy Wheels, MOT-11-2011, Remote central locking, Front and Rear Fog Lights, Immobiliser, Driver & Passenger Airbag, Mats All Round, Insurance Group 5, Tax 30-11-11, Service History (Full Service and timing belt Just Completed), Spare Key, Child locks, Body coloured bumpers.
Drives well and has no unusual knocks or wobbles, well looked after and in great condition. I have owned it for 3 years and a month, questions are very welcome!
Getting a company car is reason for this sale, have done 40,000 miles in this car with no breakdowns or problems, only general servicing and maintenance, 2 previous owners, non-smoking.

·         Year: 2001
·         Mileage: 100k
·         Manual 5 Speed Gearbox
·         Petrol 1.6 Zetec 16v