cold callers

Date for pension cold calling ban finally set by government

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 | News

Households should receive fewer pension cold calls from this summer as the government has finally set out a timetable for implementing a ban.  

Government fails to set a date for pensions cold call ban, again

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 | News

Despite repeated calls from the pensions industry and the Work and Pensions Committee, the government has again failed to set a date for the implementation of a pensions cold calling ban.

Scam watch: Beware pension transfer cold calls as fraudsters ordered to repay £13.7m

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 | News

Pensioners and those approaching retirement should be aware of attempts by cold callers to dupe them into transferring their pensions into scam schemes.

Pension cold callers must be banned now

Monday, 11 December 2017 | News

The Work and Pensions Committee has called on the government to act now to protect savers’ pensions from cold calling scams.

Investors urged to report suspected scams

Thursday, 26 October 2017 | News

Investors - particularly those aged over 50 - are being urged by the financial regulator to report suspected fraudulent investment schemes.

Scam watch: Consumers putting themselves at risk by giving away personal info

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | News

Too many Brits are putting themselves at risk of fraud by giving out sensitive personal information.

Nuisance PPI firm fined for making record 146 million illegal calls

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 | News

A payment protection insurance (PPI) claims firm has been hit with a £350,000 fine after making 146 million illegal phone calls to consumers.

Ban on pension cold-calling announced but government fails to set implementation date

Sunday, 20 August 2017 | News

Savers will be pleased to hear the government has announced a crackdown on private pension cold calling.

New app helps block nuisance mobile calls

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 | News

A new app to help people screen nuisance calls to their mobile phone and make it easier for mobile users to log complaints about potential scams has been launched by the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).

New service lets consumers halt donation requests from charities

Friday, 07 July 2017 | News

A new service has launched that gives consumers the right to opt out of receiving emails, telephone calls, texts and post from charities looking for donations.