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Financial services firms face premium rate number crackdown

From 26 October, financial services firms will be banned from using pricey premium rate numbers for existing customers

23 July 2015

Call rates for 084, 087, 09 and 118 to be clearer, but prices vary wildly

The price you'll pay to call banks, businesses and government departments from landlines and mobiles will become clearer

29 May 2015

BT told to refund callers over unclear directory enquiry charges

Callers who've rung BT's 118500 directory enquiries number since September 2011 could be due a refund

5 February 2014

Did you know 0844 numbers can cost double 0845? Don't get fleeced by premium rate calls is warning people to check which 08 numbers are free to call and which will cost an arm and a leg

20 August 2013