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Detailed call costs to all 0843, 0844 and 0845 numbers in 2015

The telecoms industry is currently awash with news that from July 1st 2015 Ofcom will enforce new changes to the way calls to all 084 numbers (such as 0844, 0843 and 0845) are charged. The changes have been made following research which found people are often put off from calling these numbers due to confusion caused…

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08Direct’s Top Tips to Moving Business Premises with Ease

Whatever your reason for moving business premises, it can always be a stressful time. You need to have everything in place to make sure that your new location is capable of hosting your business needs, but it’s not as simple as just picking everything up from your current location and taking it there. When looking…

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Business Startup Show Success

The team from 08 Direct would like to say a huge thank you to the organisers at The Business Startup Show and everyone who came down to visit us at the Excel last week. The two-day event was a great success for everyone involved, with 08 Direct managing to spread the word about the benefits that…

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Come See Us At The Business Startup Show – June 6th & 7th

It’s been busy here in the 08 Direct office over the last couple of weeks as we’ve been putting the finishing touches towards the preparation for our stand and seminar at the Business Start Up Show, which will be held at the end of this week on 6th and 7th June at the Excel in…

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Ofcom announces plans to overhaul 0800 and 0844 call charging

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has confirmed that they plan to change the way some non-geographic numbers are charged, making it clearer for consumers to understand call charging rates. As it stands, the current charging system can be unclear for consumers to know how much it would cost to call various non-geo number ranges, so these changes…

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How giving your company a national presence is key to building trust

  Small businesses have been choosing to use non-geographic numbers for years as it gives them a nationwide presence. But how, and why, does using a non-geographic number help you gain the trust of your customers? So you’re a start-up business based in a small town and you believe your location is hindering your business’…

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FSB calls for small business focus in Chancellor’s Budget

Small businesses may be highlighted specifically in the next Budget, if the Federation of Small Businesses has its way. In an effort to restore confidence to small businesses, and ensure the future becomes a little brighter, the FSB has spoken out today to say that there must be a Budget dedicated to the UK’s smaller…

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FSB Streamline UK Business Awards finalists to be annouced!

Finalists nominated for the FSB Streamline UK Business Awards 2013 are to be announced today. Entrants could apply for any of the four categories, Business Innovation of the Year, Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Micro Business of the Year and Online Business of the Year up until 9th January, and the businesses who are lucky…

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How a non geographic phone new number can increase your revenue?

At 08Direct we specialise in providing a wide range of businesses with complete inbound call solutions. By choosing to work with us you don’t need to worry about credit checks or setup fees, and all new customers will receive our FREE Call Management Package worth £199. We offer a full range of 08 numbers, including…

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Banks hold key to revitalising UK small businesses

We’re in a vicious circle with our economy at the moment. We need businesses (like yours) to grow and create jobs so that people have more money to spend with businesses (like yours!). Unfortunately, banks have been reluctant to lend money to businesses and that’s caused a problem because without that funding SMEs can’t invest…

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