In 2023, they demonstrated their commitment to inclusivity and enhanced services with the BSI Kitemark™ for inclusive service, providing fair and flexible solutions for vulnerable customers.
Case StudyHealth & Safety
Santander UK advocates for the protection of vulnerable consumers
The UK bank has demonstrated a commitment to accessibility and compliance to BS ISO 22458 by achieving the BSI™ Kitemark for inclusive service.
Helping the most vulnerable consumers have confidence in trusted services when they need them most
Santander UK is committed to supporting customers based on their unique needs and developed and implemented a Vulnerable Customer strategy. Initiatives including a bank wide ‘tell us once’ approach to recording vulnerability needs, a supported banking proposition, increased colleague capability, and inclusive services such as 'talking' ATMs for the visually impaired and SignVideo for British Sign Language users, were delivered.
With BSI certification, Santander UK has demonstrated it meets the stringent requirements of BS ISO 22458, validating its inclusive strategy.
Earning this mark not only showcases the organization’s commitment to increased accessibility but also demonstrates compliance with industry standards and regulations.
The BSI Kitemark™ for inclusive service has given Santander UK an additional tool to evaluate and independently assess customer outcomes. It is committed to reviewing services, developing solutions and assessing performance to demonstrate continuous improvement in all customer outcomes.
Organizations that display the Mark of Trust signal a commitment to excellence and inclusivity, assuring clients of their dedication to serving all.
As an agent of positive change, BSI is committed to shaping standards that build a better world for everyone. By empowering communities to be more resilient, we want to bring about solutions to accelerate progress towards a sustainable future.
A Kitemark with inclusivity at its heart
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