Kent Reliance Savings Reviews

Ratings based on 15 reviews Last review 5 months ago

Kent Reliance savings reviews can help you to find out more about life at Kent Reliance. How easy is it to contact Kent Reliance? And how friendly are they? Our Kent Reliance savings reviews can help you to find out information like this. Smart Money...

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Kent Reliance savings reviews can help you to find out more about life at Kent Reliance. How easy is it to contact Kent Reliance? And how friendly are they? Our Kent Reliance savings reviews can help you to find out information like this. Smart Money People is an independent source of honest reviews.

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Your Savings Reviews (15)

29th April 2020

A shoddy building society not worthy of custom

Like a lot of other investors with this building society I am having real problems having money...

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Like a lot of other investors with this building society I am having real problems having money returned
after a substantial bond has matured, despite them receiving clear instructions to return the money to my linked account. Three emails and a telephone call have been ignored and they have set up a new account instead, at a lesser rate of interest. A very shoddy company which should be avoided

31st January 2020

A Satisfied Customer

Transferred a cash ISA to Kent Reliance a year back. Never had a problem with them, transactions have been easy to conduct on-line, and telephone service has been fine. I have never been kept waiting on the phone, and have found their advisors to be...

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Transferred a cash ISA to Kent Reliance a year back. Never had a problem with them, transactions have been easy to conduct on-line, and telephone service has been fine. I have never been kept waiting on the phone, and have found their advisors to be helpful and efficient. I have experienced no problems at all.

17th November 2019

Great building society with a local branch that looks after its existing savers.

Local branch if you want to pop in and chat face to face or all available online. Being able to pop in was very helpful when I wanted to move my money over to one of their newly launched offers which had a better rate than the older once I had with...

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Local branch if you want to pop in and chat face to face or all available online. Being able to pop in was very helpful when I wanted to move my money over to one of their newly launched offers which had a better rate than the older once I had with them. All done there and then in the branch.

Very good rates from a trusted provider.

16th October 2019

AVOID at all costs

Mortgage application - asked for reams of paperwork and questions answering, had me paying a valuation fee to be then told THREE months later they only lend me £20,000 less than original application, who applies for a mortgage with the wriggle room ...

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Mortgage application - asked for reams of paperwork and questions answering, had me paying a valuation fee to be then told THREE months later they only lend me £20,000 less than original application, who applies for a mortgage with the wriggle room to reduce £20K.. They are shocking !

27th May 2019

Good regular saver rate

Although we had to go to our nearest branch to open regular saver accounts for both of us, we found the staff very friendly and helpful. As an existing customer, my wife was able to open an Easy Access account online.

12th April 2019

Dreadful customer service

I was the only customer and kept waiting over 6 minutes whilst the four female staff behind the counter completely ignored me, chatting, putting on their lip balm and generally looking very unprofessional.

17th October 2018

DO NOT USE

These people are the biggest waste of space I have ever met! Messed us around for the last 2 month's wanting so much paperwork to be told at the last hurdle that they are going to decline the mortgage offer after taking our money and saying everything...

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These people are the biggest waste of space I have ever met! Messed us around for the last 2 month's wanting so much paperwork to be told at the last hurdle that they are going to decline the mortgage offer after taking our money and saying everything was fine! Truly upset and devastated as we have not only lost money but lost our new house and quite possibly homeless in a minute as can't find suitable accommodation for my whole family!!!

4th September 2018

Puzzling

I find it extraordinary that customers awaiting the repayment of maturing investments should be told that this may take up to 5 days after the maturity date. In an age in which money can be moved around the world in seconds, one can only infer that...

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I find it extraordinary that customers awaiting the repayment of maturing investments should be told that this may take up to 5 days after the maturity date. In an age in which money can be moved around the world in seconds, one can only infer that the agenda here is to squeeze some further financial benefit from hapless customers, at the latters’ expense.

22nd June 2018

ISAs

My wife and I were tempted by higher interest rates, to transfer ISA’s to Kent Alliance. We have never met such tardyness and incompetence from any finanancial institution and, fortunately, were able to stop the transfers before they were completed. W...

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My wife and I were tempted by higher interest rates, to transfer ISA’s to Kent Alliance. We have never met such tardyness and incompetence from any finanancial institution and, fortunately, were able to stop the transfers before they were completed. Will never be tempted again, reliability and efficiency are worth far more than a slightly better rate. Pity it was not possible to give a zero mark

13th June 2018

Poor Organisation

I applied for an Easy Access Savings Account and received an e-mail asking for proof of address which I sent the same day. Ten days later, having heard nothing, I called their Customer Services and, after a 20-minute wait, was told they were...

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I applied for an Easy Access Savings Account and received an e-mail asking for proof of address which I sent the same day. Ten days later, having heard nothing, I called their Customer Services and, after a 20-minute wait, was told they were inundated with applications for the new account and I should hear in the next few days. Twelve days later I have heard nothing. An “enticing” Interest Rate is no good when an account cannot be opened... In the meantime I applied elsewhere and am now up and running... to Kent Reliance’s loss.

7th June 2018

Not the level of customer service I expected

This refers to the online system, not the high street branch. I opened a savings account here because I read that it had very good reviews for customer service. Unfortunately, this has not been the case for me. Every time I called, I had to give up...

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This refers to the online system, not the high street branch. I opened a savings account here because I read that it had very good reviews for customer service. Unfortunately, this has not been the case for me. Every time I called, I had to give up waiting to speak to someone and wait for a callback. Despite having to leave a message to receive a callback, the person who called back had no idea what my call was about, so I had to go through it all over again. I found it hard to understand some of the advisers (they are Indian - despite there being a KR office about a mile away in my home town) and there was often a lot of background noise which made it very hard to hear what they were saying. They gave me the wrong information about depositing the money and spent over a week sorting themselves out on this issue, causing me to have to pay my bank twice for the transfer. A number of the letters they said they had sent me never arrived; this may not be their fault but I haven't had a problem about missing post before. I also had a problem registering for my online account, although this has finally been resolved and the message system online appears to work better. However, it has taken a month for the whole operation to work correctly, which is not good enough.

5th June 2018

incompetent service

I wanted to transfer an ISA from another provider to Kent Reliance.They sent an ISA transfer request form to the original providers twice but they were never received.When i checked which address Kent Reliance were sending them to I discovered it was...

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I wanted to transfer an ISA from another provider to Kent Reliance.They sent an ISA transfer request form to the original providers twice but they were never received.When i checked which address Kent Reliance were sending them to I discovered it was to the wrong address.How difficult can it be to find the correct address of a nationwide financial institution? Consequently the Isa has been sitting in a very low interest rate amount for 2 weeks .
Why is this not done electronically? Kent Reliance seem to be stuck in the past.
Poor and incompetent service

26th May 2018

GROSS INCOMPETENCE

Horrendous: I sent an application a cheque for a fairly large sum of money for an easy access saving account , no documents for identity were requested in the application papers obtained online. I sent relevant identification documents after they were...

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Horrendous: I sent an application a cheque for a fairly large sum of money for an easy access saving account , no documents for identity were requested in the application papers obtained online. I sent relevant identification documents after they were then requested. These were allegedly not received. After my substantial cheque was in limbo for 3 weeks it was returned, as they supposedly had no proof of identity. I would urge potential customers to stay clear of this organisation.