Mobile giant Three makes 0800 calls free

0800 numbers are to become completely free to phone from all of mobile provider Three’s new tariffs.

After discovering that their average customer spends just over £92 during their contract length on calling 0800, 084 and 087 numbers, the mobile giant has done away with its 0800 call charges. Continue reading Mobile giant Three makes 0800 calls free

Nationwide takes first steps to become fully free to phone

nationwideBanking giants Nationwide Building Society announced yesterday that they have moved their main customer service phone number over to the free to phone 0800 range.

In a move to offer customers a free way to call from landlines, and mobiles as of June 2015, the bank has said that this move will be the first of many throughout the year. Continue reading Nationwide takes first steps to become fully free to phone

The £5 challenge – Make One Change A Month and Overhaul Your Business!

Promoting your startup business or SME across the UK need not be as scary as it sounds. For as little as £5 a month you could instantly overhaul your business image and attract thousands more customers to your business.

It’s been proven time and time again, that using an 0800 or 03 number as your main business number can increase sales enquiries by up to 175 per cent. So, at as little as £5 a month, what would you give up to bring more customers to your business? Continue reading The £5 challenge – Make One Change A Month and Overhaul Your Business!

Cloud Computing: Why should your small businesses be using it?

The sustainability and safety of a business and its data is just one of the fundamental things that should be at the forefront of the mind of any small business owner. The workplace is evolving and more and more businesses are finding it beneficial to be ‘online’ 24 hours a day. When you put these elements together, we’re already building up a good argument as to why your business should be using cloud computing.

Continue reading Cloud Computing: Why should your small businesses be using it?

Port your 0800 number to receive UK’s best rates!

You’ve already discovered the beauty of having an 0800 number as your business number, but are you receiving the best service and rates from your current provider?

A Freephone 0800 number are well known as one of the best ways to encourage customers to call you, because they’re free to call from landlines, and soon to be free to call from mobiles as well! Continue reading Port your 0800 number to receive UK’s best rates!

Ofcom announce important changes to call charges to 0800 Numbers

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has announced new plans to make call charges to 0800 numbers clearer for consumers to understand.

Currently, an 0800 number free to call from UK landlines, but dependant on the network they can be charged at anything from 10p – 40p per minute from a mobile. Following consultation which has been ongoing since last year, Ofcom want to make all 0800 numbers free to call from all telephones. This will tackle what they describe as ‘consumer confusion’. Continue reading Ofcom announce important changes to call charges to 0800 Numbers

How our FREE call management package can help your business to prosper

Here at 0800numbershop.co.uk, as our name suggests, we are the leading provider of freephone 0800 numbers in the UK – but that’s only part of the service we offer!

That’s because our customers receive a helpful call management package free of charge as an added bonus.

Here we look at what’s in the package and the different business solutions we offer for free: Continue reading How our FREE call management package can help your business to prosper

Remembering Phone Numbers – A Thing of The Past?

Remembering Phone Numbers

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Remember the days when you could recite 4 or 5 phone numbers off by heart? They were usually landlines to be fair which is pretty easy once you have the area code down. When the first mobile phones came out it was admittedly harder to get the important numbers entrenched in your brain but we managed it! Since mobile phones have become increasingly smarter, the need to remember numbers off by heart has diminished. The majority of us have our electronic phone books to hand, if not close to, most of the time. Continue reading Remembering Phone Numbers – A Thing of The Past?

Why phone calls are still the best way for customers to contact your business


Phone CallsToday, there are so many ways in which customers can get in touch with businesses. As well as popping into their shop, they can also e-mail you, send you a message via a social networking site like Facebook or, if they’re unsure of how to go through, will use more traditional means such as calling you.

While e-mail and text enquiries are all useful and convenient, most people prefer to get in touch with a company by phone, and here are some of the reasons why this is the case: Continue reading Why phone calls are still the best way for customers to contact your business

Ten tips to host productive conference calls

Conference Call Tips

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Conference calls are an important part of everyday business life.  

They are how certain companies communicate internally with staff and externally with suppliers and existing customers as well as potential new ones.

If done properly, conference calls can be extremely beneficial. However, there any many pitfalls to overcome to ensure they run smoothly and to plan.

Here are 10 tips to make sure your business stages productive conference calls. Continue reading Ten tips to host productive conference calls