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Pension cold-calling banned

Pension cold-calling has been made illegal from today, in a bid to tackle pension scams - here's what you need to know

9 January 2019

Pension cold-calling to be banned from January

Pension cold-calling will be banned from Wed 9 Jan, in a bid to tackle pension scams

20 December 2018

Budget 2018: Government to press ahead with pension cold-calling ban

The Government is implementing legislation to make pensions cold calling illegal

29 October 2018

TalkTalk to charge for blocking anonymous calls

TalkTalk is to charge £2 a month for its Anonymous Caller Reject service, which automatically blocks calls from withheld numbers

10 October 2018

New service to opt out of charity cold-calling – how to sign up

The Fundraising Preference Service launches on 6 July 2017 – find out how to opt out of charity cold-calling

4 July 2017

Cold-calling firm Keurboom fined record £400,000 by watchdog

A cold-calling firm has been fined a record £400,000 after it made nearly 100 million nuisance calls in just 18 months

11 May 2017

Ban on pension cold-calling 'cowboys'

A proposed ban on

20 January 2017

1,000s sign petition demanding ban on pensions and investment cold calling

A petition calling for an end to cold callers selling pensions and investments has been backed by Martin Lewis

28 October 2016

You can now opt out of cold calls with just one text

Mobile users plagued by annoying cold calls can now send a free text to join a register that blacklists your number

27 May 2016

Nuisance callers banned from hiding behind withheld numbers

Cold callers who continue to bombard people with unwanted calls via withheld numbers face fines of up to £2.5 million

25 April 2016

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