A study from Scottish Widows has revealed that Brits waste a staggering 25 billion hours each year - that's around 80 minutes each, per day - on things like browsing social media, taking selfies and watching funny animal videos online.
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Starting a new business or a new sales position it can be daunting. Not only do you have the pressure of achieving your own goals on your shoulders, but also that of your peers and onlookers, some of whom will have doomed your venture to failure. Fortunately, I've devised a few tips and tricks that will ensure you will soon be well on your way to success, the main part of this being a 90-day sales plan, which really works.
Ask someone to name all the things in life that annoy them, and cold calls will probably feature near the top of the list. Whether we're being offered compensation for mis-sold PPI or an accident we never had, or sales calls for products we don't want, cold calls can feel like a waste of our time and an invasion of our privacy - just how did they get our number in the first place?
These types of calls and messages have the potential to cause serious harm. Our research shows that 3.2 million British adults have been left afraid to answer the phone as a result of unsolicited marketing calls and text messages.
A man from Leeds has managed to get his own back on cold callers interrupting his evening television, by setting up his own
It is the bane of anyone with a home or business telephone's existence: The unwanted cold call. Even with the invention and growth of the internet, many of us are still targeted by companies trying to flog us something that we have absolutely no use for.
It's clear that nuisance calls and texts have become a daily problem for many people. They not only cause frustration, but they can even be distressing and intimidating. We've had more than 1,600 comments about nuisance calls and texts on our website and many of them had the same theme - 'why isn't something being done?' Our research also found that in the last three months, seven in 10 people received unsolicited calls and four in 10 an unwanted text.
Sure big business types have had slanging matches in the course of business history and most of us will have put the phone down at some point and gone 'what a t***' but that's not what I'm talking about here.
A 53-year-old man has successfully sued a cold calling firm for "wasting his time" by calling him again and again, winning