I was served by the owner Paul. The total was £902 something and he told me not to worry about the £2 after i had handed over what i thought was £900 and he had counted it. I offered to pay the extra by card but his machine wasnt working so i gratefully accepted.
He gave me a receipt, well, an order receipt.... he never mentioned on their how much I gave and how much I received. Both of these said zero. Which i didnt notice until later.
When i got home I realised i gave £950 not £900 as i forgot to take the extra £50 out from the morning. i admit i made an error by forgetting to take money out but I was annoyed that someone who counts money miss counted £50 through a bundle of £10 and £20 notes! I emailed [Name] (a family member who deals with complaints - unprofessionally i must add!) Stating the situation, I attached the reciept and said that thier till will either be up or someones pocket is.
[Name] replied extremely defensively and She told me to stick to the facts not judgement! She also said the the tills would be hard to pin ooint these issues as they often have discrepncues of up to £100!! Wow, really? Surely you guys can count? A business that deals with money should be able to count and their tills be to the penny at the end of each day? I was offered the money back if i came back to collect it. At no point was there an apology or an 'understand how you must feel but I can assure you that bla bla'
I went to the shop today and spoke to [Name]. I introduced myslef as the person who was short changed. He gave me the money and told me that there was no need to be rude (as in the email - i dont think i was rude, i just questioned where the money was!) I apologised and said im sorry for suggesting that it was stolen but it raised eyebrows.... and before i coukd finish, which inwas saying calmly and politely, he said theres no need to be rude, i asked to let me explain and all he kept saying, atleast 6 or 7 times repeatedly there was no need for me to be rude! He was referring to the email and he was clearly p'd off. (Truth hurts maybe?!) I couldnt get a word out, and my last line to him was rude? I havent had 1 apology for the mistake and i walked away.
I cannot understand how a business that counts money, can miss count tens and twenties to be £50 different and that their tills have discrepencies!
No customer care what so ever. Thanks for giving back what was mine, hence the 1 out of 5 rather than 0 out of 5.
My advice to anyone who goes to change their money there is this:
Take a calculator, check the exhange rate and conversion yourself and count you money before you leave. They offer good exchangerates but they make uo the difference in their "till discrepencies"
Give up the day job [Name], your either a theif or cant count! ;)
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