HSBC Complaints • 0844 409 6475 • Phone Number

HSBC complaints number:
0844 409 6475
Verified correct on: 22/03/2017

HSBC

If you wish to complain to HSBC, call the complaints line on 0844 409 6475. There are full contact details and information about the complaint procedures on the bank's website.

The British part of HSBC, HSBC Holdings Plc, was founded by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in 1991 although HSBC itself dates back to 1865.

About

HSBC is a multinational banking and financial services company serving some 89 million customers worldwide. It offers the full range of banking and financial services covering commercial, retail and investment banking along with wealth management.

HSBC became well known in the UK with its 1992 acquisition of the Midland Bank, swiftly re-branding it with the HSBC name and corporate identity. Worldwide expansion continued with acquisitions in Turkey, France, Poland, North and South America, India and China.

According to financial information and data providers Bloomberg, HSBC is "one of the world's strongest banks by some measures" having weathered the financial crisis of 2007-10 better than most other global banks.

The company have attracted criticisms for their policy of opening customer support centres overseas to reduce the costs of providing such services in developed countries. Amongst the countries where HSBC has support service centres are: Brazil, India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Malaysia.

Brands

First Direct - an online only banking service which is a division of HSBC.

HSBC Premier, HSBC Advance, HSBC Expat and HSBC Private Bank (A range of premium banking services).

Services and products

Current and savings accounts, mortgages, personal loans, motor financing, insurance (including life and pensions), investments and credit cards.

Full investment banking and wealth management services are also available.

Making a complaint

Complaints handling is available on the HSBC website via 'Customer Support.' The first step is to call on the complaints line 0844 409 6475 (8.00am - 10.0pm, 7 days). If your complaint is not resolved at this stage, the company's complaints procedure is clearly set out along with further contact details such as a correspondence address and online contact form.

If you have Internet banking, HSBC recommend using the 'my messages' facility for making written contact.

If your complaint has not been handled to your satisfaction, you may refer it to the Financial Ombudsman (contact details below). Before doing so, you MUST ensure you have followed HSBC's complaints procedure fully and be in receipt of a 'final decision' letter from them.

Useful Information

Website: www.hsbc.co.uk
Complaints Tel: 0844 409 6475

Correspondence Address
The Manager
Customer Care Team
PO Box 6125
COVENTRY
CV3 9GW

Financial Ombudsman Service

The Financial Ombudsman Service
South Quay Plaza
183 Marsh Wall
London
E14 9SR

Website: www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk

HSBC complaints number:
0844 409 6475
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