Sugarman Group ltd complaints policy and procedure



Complaints Policy

Sugarman Group Ltd is committed to providing a high level service to our customers. If you do not receive satisfaction from us we need you to tell us about it. This will help us to improve our standards.

Complaints Procedure

If you have a complaint, please contact Annaliese Renda, Education Safeguarding and Compliance Manager by phone 020 7614 4270 in the first instance so that we can try to resolve your complaint informally.

If you have any complaints and/or queries in regards to AWR then please contact your consultant initially on 020 7614 4270 and they will help to resolve your query.

At this stage, if you are not satisfied please contact either Luke Harper or Lynsey Sugarman. You can write to him/her at:

Sugarman Group Ltd

6th Floor

10 Fenchurch Street






Next steps

  1. We will send you a letter acknowledging your complaint and asking you to confirm or explain the details set out. We will also let you know the name of the person who will be dealing with your complaint. You can expect to receive our letter within [3-5] days of us receiving your complaint.
  2. We will record your complaint in our central register within a day of having received it.
  3. We will acknowledge your reply to our acknowledgment letter and confirm what will happen next. You can expect to receive our acknowledgement letter within [3-5] days of your reply.
  4. We will then start to investigate your complaint. This will normally involve the following steps;

    We may ask the member of staff who dealt with you to reply to your complaint within 5 days of our request;
    We will then examine the member of staff's reply and the information you have provided for us. If necessary we may ask you to speak to them. This will take up to 4 days from receiving their reply.
  5. Luke Harper and/or Lynsey Sugarman will then invite you to meet them to discuss and hopefully resolve your complaint. They will do this within [5] days of the end of our investigation.
  6. Within 2 days of the meeting Luke Harper and/or Lynsey Sugarman will write to you to confirm what took place and any solutions they have agreed with you.

    If you do not want a meeting or it is not possible, Luke Harper and/or Lynsey Sugarman will send you a detailed reply to your complaint. This will include their suggestions for resolving the matter. They will do this within 5 days of completing the investigation.
  7. At this stage, if you are still not satisfied you can write to the REC, our trade association of which we are a member marked for the attention of the Consultancy and Compliance Team, REC, Dorset House, 1st Floor, 27 - 45 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NT.


If we have to change any of the time scales above, we will let you know and explain why.
NOTE:  In any event, we will comply with any statutory procedures that may relate to your complaint.

Annaliese Renda