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Choosing The Support That Best Suits Your Business

Keeping up with the high expectations of your customers can be extremely difficult, especially when those expectations can be so diverse. Unsurprisingly, there has been a definite increase in automatic and self-service systems over the last ten years with customers taking an increasingly active role in their service. Whether it’s self-service checkouts, transferring money or […]

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The Modern Consumer

If you turn the clock back only a few decades ago, you’ll find that customer service was a very different animal. Whilst politeness and due care and attention were always high on the agenda, the immediacy which customers now demand was an alien concept. Back in the days when you could only buy the vegetables […]

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The Recruitment Problem

Recruitment brings a whole host of problems for businesses, not least of all because it can be a highly time consuming process that doesn’t always end with the desired hire. Onrec recently reported that SMEs spend £2.9bn on interim recruitment alone. What’s more, it was also reported that HR professionals lose “three-and-a-half days (27 hours) […]

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Is Poor Time Management Preventing Business Growth?

Most people assume that the pesky issue of time management is ironed-out at school, and thereafter in our adult lives managing our time is a small if not completely obsolete problem. In reality of course we know that time is something we’re all chasing, whether we’re running a business or running a home, but the […]

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Customer Service Facts That Your Business Needs To Know

Customer service is at the heart of everything we do here at Answer4u and it is also the foundations on which every successful business rests. To highlight just how important customer service is as an investment, we’ve collected a series of Customer Service facts that are sure to get you thinking. A study conducted by […]

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Speech Analytics and How It Benefits Your Business

It’s no shock that technology is infiltrating every industry, enhancing and embellishing businesses and making the relationship with customers that much easier to develop. The biggest change experts anticipate within the call centre sector is that of Speech Analytics software. This is by no means an attempt to remove actual humans from the process, but […]

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Why Your Business Needs A Virtual Receptionist

Virtual receptionists are the cornerstone of small businesses’ success. In a time where customer service is perhaps more important than ever before, virtual receptionists bridge the gap between what’s necessary and what’s practical. 1: It Keeps Things Professional One of the key reasons small businesses choose a virtual receptionist is to enhance their corporate image. […]

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Professional Telephone Answering Services

What Makes Our Call Centre Different?

Here at Answer4u we know that choosing a company to best reflect your own is one of the biggest choices you’ll make. This is especially true when you’re looking for an extension of your call centre staff. Unfortunately, the call centre is an industry that is often plagued by misconceptions as well a lack of […]

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Why Your Customers Move to Your Competitor

Without a doubt, customer retention is one of the most important things for a business to focus on. The reasons for a company losing customers are multi-faceted and it can be easy in the daily running of a business for it to become an insidious problem. We’ve researched two of the biggest reasons customers end […]

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Effective Business Diary Management

Any company will understand the importance of keeping an accurate business diary. It’s a key organisational tool for many businesses and can be the difference between a company that expands and one that does not. Mismanagement of such an integral aspect of your business can lead to all manner of problems later down the line […]

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Top Women: Inspiring Quotes About Business

A few weeks back we brought you some of the best quotes from the greatest guys in business and promised that soon enough, we’d show off the wit and wisdom of the women too. Well, that day is today and we’ve got some seriously great quotes about the trials and tribulations of business to pick […]

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