Offshoring to South Africa: a Q&A with Bevin Sandras

Offshoring to South Africa: a Q&A with Bevin Sandras Great and consistent customer service is the bedrock of any successful business, whatever the industry. Ensuring customers’ needs and demands are met in a timely, professional and friendly manner is crucial for companies to survive and thrive. Offshoring these services – particularly to South Africa – […]
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retail customer service

Top 7 retail customer services mistakes

The top 7 retail customer service mistakes that businesses make, and how to fix them When it comes to retail business success, customer service is critical. With the industry commanding a massive $23.7 trillion worldwide, buyers stick to brands they can trust. 58% of retail customers said customer service heavily influenced their decision to buy. […]
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Christmas customer service

Christmas customer service checklist

Christmas is coming: How to deal with an increase in customer service activity The average retailer experiences a 75% increase in customer service requests during the Christmas period. The uptick in enquiries over the holidays places enormous pressure on customer service teams each year. Preparing months in advance for the festive rush ensures that your […]
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Delegates cutting ribbon to open contact centre in Mitchells Plain

Sigma Connected and Shadow Careers open Mitchells Plain contact centre and training facility to tackle youth unemployment

Sigma Connected and Shadow Careers open Mitchells Plain contact centre and training facility to tackle youth unemployment 08 Jul 2022 A new state-of-the-art contact centre has been officially opened in Cape Town community Mitchells Plain by one of the country’s leading Global Business Services (GBS) companies. Following an announcement earlier this year, Sigma Connected South […]
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Changing consumer habits

How to Manage Changing Consumer Habits

How changing consumer habits affect recruitment in retail Consumers have shifted the way they shop, from the brands they choose and products they buy to how they pay for their purchases. As consumer habits and expectations change, businesses may struggle to find the people they need to meet the demand, particularly in customer services. This […]
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Impact Sourcing Q&A with Scott Evans

Impact Sourcing Q&A with Scott Evans Sigma Connected is a business with a conscience. And at a time when the number of people in the UK deemed to be living in poverty is soaring amid the cost-of-living crisis – our commitment to recruiting employees through Impact Sourcing is crucial – an initiative that sees the […]
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Sigma Connected secures Yu Energy contract

Sigma Connected secures Yu Energy contract 01 Jul 2022 A UK business outsourcing specialist has been awarded a contract by business energy and water operator Yu Energy to provide contact centre support for outbound collections. Sigma Connected, which offers onshore and offshore customer contact services for some of the UK’s leading companies, has agreed the […]
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