How to prevent nuisance callsBy Becky Barnes
July 04, 2012
Regulatory body Ofcom is required to make available (and maintain) a register where you can opt out of receiving unsolicited sales calls.
- Register your details with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) at www.tpsonline.org.uk/tps/index.html or call 0845 070 0707.
- Within 28 days, a ban comes into effect that forbids any company cold-calling you over the phone.
- If you are still getting calls after 28 days, complain to TPS using the link above or call 0845 070 0707.
- TPS will contact the company and also report your complaint to the Information Commissioner who enforces the regulations.