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Complaints – 8-week holding letter
[Must include the FOS leaflet]
[Enter reference number if applicable]
Further to my letter of [date of latest correspondence], I am sorry that I have still been unable to write to you with the results of my investigation. This is due to [insert reason for the delay]. I apologise for the delay, and hope to be able to respond to you within [insert expected response time]. Thank you for your continued patience.
If you are dissatisfied with the progress of the investigation into your complaint, you may refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service. For more information please read the enclosed guide ‘Your Complaint and the Ombudsman’.
The address of the Financial Ombudsman Service is:
Financial Ombudsman Service
If you need to contact me in the meantime, please do not hesitate to do so. My contact details are below.
[Enter Name of person handling the complaint]
Enc: FOS explanatory leaflet ‘Your Complaint and the Ombudsman’