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The UK will remain under EU laws for an additional 21 months after Brexit

The UK will remain under EU laws for an additional 21 months after Brexit. Brexit secretary Dominic Raab told MPs that maintaining EU law was “necessary” through the “implementation period”. The move heightens criticism levied at the government, that the UK’s formal exit from the EU on 31st March next year will be ‘Brexit in name only’. In a written statement to MP’s, Theresa May announced that sh...
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Stagecoach is trialling the UK’s first full-sized driverless bus

Stagecoach is trialling the UK’s first full-sized driverless bus. The single-decker bus will operate autonomously only in depots, and will be able to park and drive itself to refuelling and wash stations. Meanwhile, owners of electric cars have been warned they may face higher energy bills unless they charge their vehicles during off-peak times. Regulator Ofgem has outlined measures in a bid to re...
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Facebook is set to double its London presence after acquiring enough office space to house 6,000 staff.

Facebook is set to double its London presence after acquiring enough office space to house 6,000 staff. The social network company announced the purchase of nearly 600,000 square feet of office space. Spread across two buildings in King’s Cross, the workspace will be ready by 2021. Facebook did not confirm how many new jobs will be created. The US-owned company added 800 jobs in London last year a...
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The understanding about what “abandoned calls” means for call centres

"Abandoned Calls" and prohibited by most telecom providers and regulators of the telecoms industry. Agan the subject has come up with call centre customers. "Abandoned Calls", "Call Blasting", "Missed Calls", this is all prohibited call traffic, which is not approved by any telecoms regulator and Ofcom have now banned it. As of March 2017 Ofcom announced 0% toleration on Abandoned Call Traffic...
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Results of the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum 2016

The decision by the electorate was to "Leave the European Union" which won by a majority of 1,269,501 votes (3.78%) over those who had voted in favour of "Remain a member of the European Union" with England and Wales voting to "Leave" whilst Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to "Remain".
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Controversial copyright law rejected by EU parliament

A controversial overhaul of the EU's copyright law that sparked a fierce debate between internet giants and content creators has been rejected. The proposed rules would have put more responsibility on websites to check for copyright infringements, and forced platforms to pay for linking to news. A slew of high-profile music stars had backed the change, arguing that websites had exploited their...
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Is your country not included on the Free Divert Plan!

Is your country not included in our Free Divert Plan on the 084, 087 and 070 numbers? Did you know that even if your country is not listed on our Free Divert Plan which we offer our customers on our 084, 087 and 070 numbers, you can still benefit from Free Incoming Calls to VoIP phones. Yes that's right! All our 084, 087 and 070 numbers come with Free Forwarding to SIP/VoIP phones! With our...
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Ofcom removes 3% ‘safe harbour’ for abandoned calls

Ofcom no longer tolerates "abandoned calls" also known as "dropped calls" from call centre traffic. UK industry regulator Ofcom is increasingly showing its teeth, with an ever-growing number of fines being handed down to its rule-breakers. In fact, the majority of these new fines have been related to silent and abandoned calls. According to Phil Reynolds, Joint CEO at call recording vendor ...
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We are updating our privacy policy

We have updated our Privacy Policy in line with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. On the 25th May 2018, the new data protection rules will come into effec...
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The Bank of England has left interest rates on hold at 0.5%

The move follows a slowdown in economic growth at the start of the year and indicates the bank doesn’t think the economy is yet strong enough to handle higher interest rates, The Guardian reports. Back in November, the bank raised rates from 0.25% to 0.5% – the first increase for a decade. The majority of economists polled by Reuters said they don't think the bank will raise rates until August.
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