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Be in the zone when on the phone

Fuelled by a greater demand for jobs and the need to cut costs, nearly half of all HR professionals (43 per cent) are interviewing more candidates by phone than ever before - however, many candidates fall at this first hurdle.

TalkTalk branded handsets

TalkTalk, the broadband and home phone company, is taking on BT by launching its own range of branded landline phone handsets in partnership with Binatone, the UK market leader in corded and cordless home phones.

Cheap telephone line installations from Direct Save Telecom

Direct Save Telecom have introduced a special offer price for new telephone line installations - now only £49.95 including VAT. This is 60% cheaper than BT who normally charge £127.00*.

Orange launches home broadband and calls packages

Orange has announced a range of new home broadband price plans to offer Orange mobile customers the UK’s best value broadband and calls. The move is the first in a home broadband evolution roadmap planned for the service over the next 18 months under newly appointed Vice President of Home, Bruno Duarte.

UK’s cheapest line rental

Millions of British home phone customers face higher bills when price hikes come into effect from 1st October, however many will simply continue to pay for a costlier service without actually investigating what alternatives are available to them.

Talk's not cheap as home phone giants hike prices

At the beginning of October, two of the UK's largest home phone companies will raise their prices - and for some customers this will be the second price jump this year., the independent price comparison and switching service, is urging consumers to beat the forthcoming price hikes by ensuring that they are on the most cost effective call plan.

Home phone users pay extra for paper bills and paying by card

In a year of pay freezes and spending cuts, home phone customers have been spared no mercy with inflation-busting rises to line rental, call charges and connection fees.

End of cheap home phone calls?

Ernest Doku, communications expert at, says: "Where BT goes, competitors normally follow, so it was only a matter of time before another company made a move and announced an increase. achieves Ofcom seal of approval, home phone comparison site, has been awarded Ofcom accreditation for its price comparison calculator - the first dedicated home phone comparison site to be awarded Ofcom's coveted seal of approval.

New help to resolve phone and broadband complaints

In 2009, approximately 3 million consumers failed to resolve complaints with their phone and broadband provider after 12 weeks, despite a free Ofcom-approved resolution service being available to them from one of two providers - CISAS and Otelo.

Customers deserve more than bully-boy tactics

The news that BT will hike up the phone bills of customers who do not sign up to a 12 month contract shows that the company favours the stick over the carrot, says

Recent BT price increase

Michael Phillips, product director of comments on BT's pricing increase announcement: "It's disappointing to see the country's largest home phone provider raise line rental charges and call setup and daytime rates; bills should be getting cheaper given the current state of their customers' finances and with a ‘double dip' in the economy looming on the horizon.

Cheaper charges for UK consumers to end phone contracts

Charges that consumers face for leaving their landline phone contracts early will be cut by as much as 85 per cent, Ofcom have announced.

Ofcom cuts charges for contract termination

Commenting on Ofcom's decision to cut charges that consumers face for leaving their landline phone contracts early, Mike Wilson, mobiles and broadband manager at said; "This is great news for landline and broadband customers.

Skype from your large screen TV in High Definition

Skype from your large screen TV in High Definition

Now Panasonic HDTV* owners can make free Skype-to-Skype calls from their large screen TV, which means they can see family and friends on a large screen from the comfort of their living as they talk to them.