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Cost-cutting business telecoms tips

Whether you're just starting out in business or looking to cut costs and boost profits, one way you can keep your overheads low is by looking at switching your business telecoms provider. Read our top tips to consider when looking for a new provider. 

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Don't be fooled by special introductory offers 

Always read the small print and make sure that you are saving money throughout the life of the contract, not just at the start. Consolidate your services If you get all your services under one roof, you can ask your telecoms provider to issue you with only one bill. This keeps things much simpler for you, plus, if all your services are with the same provider, you are likely to be able to negotiate better rates.

Pay by Direct Debit

Most companies charge an administration fee to pay by cheque or through BACS, so paying by Direct Debit could be the cheaper, hassle-free option for you. Plus, paying buy Direct Debit can often mean that you get a preferential rate.

Online billing

By choosing to receive your bills online, not only will you be doing your bit for the environment by getting rid of paper bills, but your records will also be easier to access online. Online billing systems may also include added extras such as reporting facilities, which allow you to monitor your spending and reduce any unnecessary expenditure.

Ask the experts

Always discuss your business needs with your provider. They are the telecoms experts, so if anyone knows how to save money, they do. They may be able to suggest a money saving alternative that you had not considered previously.

How the Forum can help

Forum members can take advantage of a free buying group service and get access to a number of money saving offers including a 'never beaten on price' guarantee from our telecoms provider. As a member you get exclusive rates on calls, line rental, broadband, mobiles, Blackberry's and VoIP solutions

To find out how the Forum can save YOU money, call us on 0845 130 1722.