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Which? calls for action on nuisance calls – DMA comments

Which? calls for action on nuisance calls – DMA comments

by on August 30, 2016

Our research has revealed that eight in ten people are still receiving nuisance calls - and we think it's time directors were personally held to [more…]

Nuisance calls : “If people have asked you not to call them, then don’t call them” / Important information on outbound sales and marketing calls

by on October 3, 2014

Important information on outbound sales and marketing calls – TPS Screening

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has served Camarthen-based direct marketing company Winchester and Deakin Ltd (also trading as Rapid Legal and Scarlet Reclaim) with an enforcement notice ordering them to stop making nuisance calls.

The move comes after an investigation discovered they had made unsolicited marketing calls to people who had registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) or who had asked not to be contacted and for whom Winchester and Deakin Ltd had not properly screened their data against the TPS or an interanl Do Not Call (DNC) list prior to making those calls.


Nuisance calls : Phone calls are a “source of irritation and distress to millions”

by on December 5, 2013

Regulators should do more to clamp down on companies that make nuisance calls, an influential group of MPs has said. The Culture, Media and Sport committee said watchdogs should use their powers more often to punish misuse of phone networks and contact information.

The committee called on Ofcom and the Information Commissioner's Office to take increased action. Committee chairman John Whittingdale said such phone calls were a "source of irritation and distress to millions".Read on ...


Problem : Fined £225,000 for making nuisance calls / Solution : TPS Services are offering 1,000 credits free for you to test their screening system

by on July 26, 2013

How can Telephone Preference Service Screening benefit your business?

This year has seen a number of companies fall foul of this legislation, most notably, two companies that appeared on BBC Three's 'The Call Centre' (Read article), who were fined £225,000 for making nuisance calls.

Any UK based company that use telesales as a mechanism to market and sell to prospects should be aware of, and actively screen their data against, the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) master file.