Millions of people have support needs. Like reading letters in large font, getting statements in Braille, being given more time to complete tasks, or using a British Sign Language interpreter.
An estimated 27million consumers in the UK are identified as having a support need but just 2%* have shared that need with the financial institutions they use regularly.
Support Hub delivers a single portal for consumers to share support needs and information to multiple organisations in one simple process, so they can:
*FCA and Capital One research
Support Hub is a consumer-facing solution that allows consumers to share their support needs to multiple organisations in a consented, transparent and standardised manner.
Following deep research, rigorous testing, guidance from industry and vulnerability experts including the Disability and Accessibility Centre and most importantly from listening to people with lived experiences of a support need. Support Hub delivers a single portal for consumers to share support needs and information to multiple organisations in one simple process, so they can:
By 2030, our aim is to help 7 million consumers connect to over 200 organisations to get the support they need. Join the collaboration. Get involved today and be part of the solution.
Empower your organisation as a customer champion: Understand your customer’s circumstances with information directly from them.
Build a multi-channel support strategy. Supplement your existing support strategy to design more inclusive products, processes and experiences.
Proactively manage customer circumstances to drive better outcomes, ranging from improved inclusion, customer experience and financial management.
Benchmark your organisation’s support offering against what consumers are asking for.
Collaborate with leading organisations across different sectors to help define how consumers should be supported and learn from your peers.
Align with regulatory requirements including the Equalities Act and Consumer Duty.
The Support List is a community driven, open-sourced website which aims to improve accessibility for disabled people and those with support needs when dealing with businesses and other organisations. The purpose is to capture the requirements of those with support needs.
Find out how you can get involved and share your feedback on the Support List.