Writing about team members
CAN I MENTION A TEAM MEMBER'S NAME?
Yes, this can be useful in identifying who served you. However, only use someone's name if you have been told it, they are wearing a name badge or you overhear someone calling them by name. Don't take the name from a receipt unless asked to do so.
HOW CAN I DESCRIBE A TEAM MEMBER?
Please be sensitive when describing staff. Usually, height, gender and hairstyle are appropriate measures. Don't refer to their ethnic origin or build and only give estimations of age and height, e.g. "18-22" and "around 5'10", rather than saying 'young' or 'middle-aged' etc. Please don't refer to a team member as a 'girl' or 'boy' as this can sound belittling. Similarly, if you are served by a restaurant manager, do not call them a waiter/waitress at any stage in your report. If a member of staff has an accent, please state this, rather than trying to identify a particular accent.
Knowing what you need to do
WHAT DO I HAVE TO READ? You need to confirm that you have read two things; the brief and the questionnaire. The brief is specific to the visit and includes details of what you need to do for your report to be accepted. By previewing the ...
How to behave on a visit
The general rule is to just act normally. Whilst we need you to be observant, we would also like you to have a good experience if possible - and of course, not to look suspicious! WHAT IF I KNOW SOMEONE WHO WORKS THERE? You are not permitted to carry ...
Mystery Guest Terms and Conditions
The following information sets out what HGEM (We, Us) and you (as a mystery diner) can reasonably expect from your volunteering role as a mystery guest for Us. We appreciate you volunteering with us and we are committed to providing mystery guests ...
Where visits require photos to be taken, the 'Photo' section will be visible under 'Upload details'. Clicking on the button will take you to the Photo Uploader. You can select up to 5 photos at a time to upload, in either .jpg, .jpeg or a .png file ...
WHEN CAN I EXPECT TO BE REIMBURSED? When your report has been reviewed by the Assessment Quality team, you will receive a confirmation email with a reimbursement date, which will be within 4 weeks of your visit. Your reimbursement will be paid to the ...