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Nuisance calls fall to lowest level in six years

In 2015, participants received an average of 9.7 nuisance calls, while this year they received 7.4 calls – the lowest figure seen in Ofcom’s six years of research.

71% of people receive at least one nuisance call a month

Recent research shows that nuisance calls continue to blight people’s lives across the UK, with nearly three quarters of people receiving at least one nuisance call a month. We’re calling for...

TalkTalk will charge to block nuisance calls: are you better off with a call-blocking phone?

TalkTalk has announced charges to its landline privacy features, joining other providers such as BT, Sky and Virgin Media. We explain the new monthly cost and whether it may be better to invest in a fully tested call-blocking cordless home phone instead.

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Public given increased protection from nuisance calls

Tough new measures are coming into force today to end the blight of nuisance calls. Consumers must be given the choice to 'opt-in' to receive these calls and rogue companies making unsolicited calls related to personal injury claims could now be fined up to £500,000.

Which? calls for tougher stance from the government over nuisance calls

Which? is calling for directors of companies that bombard people with nuisance calls to be held personally liable and hit with huge fines, as new research shows the majority of...

Scam alert as Which? finds one in three received fraudulent texts in past six months

More than one in three people who text have been targeted by scams in the past six months, but fewer than two in five have reported it. The most common...

Nuisance call bosses will finally be accountable

Bosses of cold call companies could be held personally liable for up to £500,000 fines under new proposals.

Royal Mail fined for sending more than 300,000 nuisance emails

If you're receiving unwanted marketing communications, you can use your rights to manage how companies use your data and report bad behaviour to the ICO.

Firm raided due to making more than 200 million nuisance calls

A Scottish firm could have put lives at risk by making more than 200 million nuisance calls, the ICO says.

Company fined £300,000 for making 8.7 million nuisance calls

A company’s been fined £300,000 for making more than 8.7 million nuisance calls and having a ‘blatant disregard for the law’.

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