Filter By Industry
Filter By Tag


Call Prevention Registry Press releases

1 - 10 of 10 Press Releases

Oct 14, 2011
CPR Global has reported an abundance of cold calling companies that are buying telephone numbers from suppliers, in a bid to disguise their identity and often, illegitimacy.

Sep 20, 2011
Companies are providing detailed transaction data to other companies who use it for making unsolicited calls. This information is gathered from customer purchases that include personal contact details.

Jun 03, 2011
The fear of falling is of great concern to the elderly and it is the biggest cause of accidental death in the UK. Nuisance phone calls are a threat to the elderly as rushing to answer the phone can lead to dangerous consequences.

May 19, 2011
The ICO is to enforce new powers over the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations. The new rules will be enforced on 25 May 2011 for companies who pursue with direct marketing in an illegal manner.

May 12, 2011
The Banks have officially dropped their appeals against the PPI mis-selling scandal. Compensation will now have to be paid to millions of consumers, totaling billions of pounds.

Apr 27, 2011
As the FSA triumphs over the banks in court in an attempt to overturn regulations for the mis-selling of PPI, consumers should prepare for a rapid increase in calls from companies offering the chance to claim their money back.

Jul 23, 2010
As the nation steps out of the recession the public must not be hasty with their spending.

Jul 20, 2010
The ‘honey pot’ set up by RevK, in Bracknell, is a system redirecting calls from withheld numbers to a trap, which plays back a recorded message. Comical conversations have already resulted through luring telemarketers into time wasting traps.

Jun 30, 2010
Cold calling in itself has a bad reputation of putting the public through significant stress. To think of those who suffer from illnesses such as dementia receiving such calls, the inconvenience is beyond belief.

Jun 23, 2010
Identity theft has surged 23% in the first quarter of 2010, leaving consumers oblivious to the proceedings carried out by scammers using their precious data.

Call Prevention Registry RSS Feed