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Any recommendations please?

I am looking for a reliable call answering service and wonder if anyone can recommend someone.

I simply want someone to take calls when I am out of the office and relay simple info such as contact details etc if asked.

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The Smarter Office

Hi we use The Smarter Office and our average monthly cost is £20 as we don't abuse it! Their website is www.thesmarteroffice.co.uk

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A couple

Try Officebird or BananaOffice

Not used either but they are on UK Business Forums and both have an excellent reputation.

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Me too

Thanks I was also thinking about this service. My worry is the number of spam calls I receive is high. Most of my costs will go into paying for this spam calls.

I just want something at a reasonable. Just answering and taking a message. I did try one earlier my bill rocketed due to spam calls. Left them.

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Telephone Preference Service

If you get lots of 'spam' calls try joining the telephone preference service and after about three months or so the 'spam' calls should virtually cease.

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TPS is a waste of time
''If you get lots of 'spam' calls try joining the telephone preference service and after about three months or so the 'spam' calls should virtually cease.''

I only wish that was the case the TPS is a waste of time - it doesnt stop foreign call centres and people do still call regardless. I registered with the TPS and still pay about £20 a month in unncessary call answering costs every month!

 

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I use Smarter Office too. I leave my phone permanently diverted to them. The service is good and costs reasonable so I would recommend them.

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Call Answering Service

We have used Answer-4u, ICS Group, www.answer-4u.com, Tel 0845 456 3156.  They are efficient, pleasant, and the least expensive we found.   Hope this helps.
Jill Spiers
Simple time recording for busy people
www.fourfourtime.co.uk

 

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Why not divert calls

I use call divert to my mobile when I am out - works well until you get up a hill in the Peak District !! I also combine with anonymous number blocking which gets rid of quite a lot of the rubbish (& also the IR !!!!)

Yorkie

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