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  • Notice to 0870 number users – PSA regulation

    We would like to remind anyone with 0870 phone numbers that these numbers are now subject to  PSA  (Phone-paid Services Authority) regulation.  If the service you provide is subject to certain special conditions then you will need to register with the PSA (a regular business sales or enquiry line would not qualify). If you require any clarification on […]

  • How much does it cost to call 0844, 0845 and 0870 from a Mobile

    After our last post on the cost of 0844, 0845 and 0870 number series we got questions regarding the cost of calling from mobile phones. So we took some time digging on the main mobile websites  (and with the mobile operators you seem to have to dig deep) to find the cost of calling any […]

  • Be one of the first 50!

    ……………………………………………. Press1 and Freespeech are teaming up once again to bring you our great mid summers offer. The first 30 wasn’t enough last time so this time the first 50 to sign-up to Press1’s Virtual Switchboard Service for Small Businesses will receive the sign-up fee for only £9.99. Make sure your one of the lucky […]

  • This months Press1 tricks and tips

    This months useful Tip is the Voice Message Reminder. – When out of the office going about your daily business remind yourself of important meetings, ideas and things to do by calling through to your press1 system and leaving yourself a voice message. – Voice message gets sent to your email account and can be […]

  • Be one of the first 30!

    The first 30 people to sign-up to Press1’s Virtual Switchboard Service for Small Businesses will receive the sign-up fee for only £0.99. This is our lowest offer ever so get it NOW! Log on to and get your system up and running. Design, build and manage your own unique call handling system for your […]

  • Why small businesses are choosing to use Virtual Switchboard Services? Top 5 reasons revealed.

    Vitual Switchboard Services are continuing to emerge as being a valuable tool for small business management. With more and more small businesses becoming increasingly internet savvy both awareness and willingness to use online telecommunications systems has increased.   From intensive market research carried out by, a list revealing the top 5 reasons why small businesses choose to […]

  • Press1 Customer Testimonials!

    Our customers tell us of their experiences with Press1’s Virtual Switchboard Service for small businesses.      Ben Vallack Phototropic Productions,  “I have been using Press1 for several months now and am very happy. It allows me to have one number that I can use regardless of where I’m working, which is often in different locations. […]

  • Press1's Spring Promo is on!

      This is to let you know that because our Christmas campaign ran so well we will be extending it as Press1’s Spring Promotion. Promotion Sign-up to Press1’s Virtual Switchboard Service before the 18th of February and receive 60% off. Sign-up usually                                        £24.99 With Spring Promotional […]

  • What is your biggest problem in call management as a small business owner?

    We at Press1 are very interested to here your thoughts and comments on this. Examples: Operating from different locations, missing important calls, taking calls that waste time. Please comment!

  • launches new non-geographic number profile’s new slimer service profile Give your business a professional image and a national presence with one of Press1’s non-geographic business numbers. Number ranges include 0844, 0845 and 0870. Also memorable numbers are available. Calls to your non-geographic number are routed to a regular landline of your choice FREE of charge. There is no additional […]