Cold-calling


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Cold-calling

Calling potential new customers in the hope of selling stocks, bonds or other financial products and receiving commissions.
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A pension cold-calling ban has come into force and fraudsters who ignore it could be hit with PS500,000 fines.
And campaigners last night called for an immediate pensions cold-calling ban.
THE Government has missed its own deadline to ban cold-calling crooks who con the vulnerable out of pension pots.
You should download my "Precision Cold-Calling Kit."
"With mortgages already protected by a cold-calling ban, it is high time pensions were given the same level of protection."
The cold-calling ban will be enforced by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
It is also within your control to improve your cold-calling skills, take seminars, read books or hire a coach.
My primary function was cold-calling business owners of privately held companies.
But that hasn't deterred the major charities from sending their representatives cold-calling in the late evening.
Its chief executive, Gillian Guy, said the poll was proof that cold-calling is pointless.