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Could a Virtual PA Help Save Christmas?

Monday, December 14th, 2020

A nightmare before Christmas? Well, hopefully not!  COVID-19 aside, there is no denying that planning call handling over any holiday period can be a managerial challenge, especially so for those businesses that need to remain open throughout the Christmas period. Additionally, for those that are self-employed and are the main point of contact, a balance […]

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Inbound call centre services in Birmingham

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

24/7 call answering and online support from customer service experts in Birmingham. Outsourced call centre customer service Thinking about an outsourced call centre solution?  mplcontact Sutton Coldfield’s team provide flexible customer service solutions. Our inbound call centre services provide your client base with comprehensive customer service support around the clock, seven days a week. We […]

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Outsourcing for 24/7 Availability

Monday, October 26th, 2020

The team here at mplcontact Sutton Coldfield is always delighted to assist business owners to explore how outsourcing some or all their call centre services may be advantageous. In recent times, and given the huge disruption that has taken place, it is important to protect and then find ways to grow a customer base. That […]

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The Evolution from pure Call Centre to Contact Centre

Friday, September 25th, 2020

The phrases ‘call centre’ and ‘contact centre’ are often used interchangeably. Whilst the former may have at one time evoked memories of waiting endlessly on the end of the telephone, a modern contact centre solution does not hold any such negative connotations, and is often a seamless extension of the company it represents. Whilst telephones […]

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Call Handling and the Impact of the Furlough Scheme

Monday, August 24th, 2020

Notwithstanding the ongoing debate around a further extension to the immensely helpful furlough scheme, those businesses that are still able to do so have been planning a return to some sort of post-Covid normality, whatever that may turn out to be! On the assumption that appropriate social distancing regulations can be implemented, for many businesses, […]

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Post Covid-19: Finding a “New Normal”!

Monday, July 20th, 2020

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has certainly brought about some unprecedented changes which, in many instances, have triggered a re-examination of business processes that, until now, would have been considered routine. As such, as businesses begin to address life after this initial lockdown phase, what indeed should be considered the “new normal”? Many are […]

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Re-Launching with the Help of Contact Centre Services

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

As the country starts back to work, some sectors will be preparing to tackle huge backlogs, and with staffing levels still a little unpredictable, it is likely to be a tough time for many businesses.  With recent government announcements encouraging a greater number of business sectors to awake from the enforced hibernation that the Covid-19 […]

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Certainly not ‘business as usual’ during the COVID-19 pandemic

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Whether it has been requesting holiday refunds, checking bank balances, accessing government support schemes online, or some other urgent matter, communication channels have been busier due to COVID-19. Additionally, many of the customer services departments experiencing these increased call volumes have been further impacted due to lower staffing levels triggered by self-isolation protocols. Even in […]

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Install Trust and Confidence Through Call Handling

Friday, April 24th, 2020

In a world where everything is seemingly digital, very few things can still calm and reassure quite like a friendly voice on the other end of the telephone.  Of course, expert call handling is of paramount importance when it comes to business communications. Whilst social media, chatbots, email, and web chat all have their place […]

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mplcontact Sutton Coldfield is here to help!

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

As the coronavirus outbreak takes hold in the UK these are uncertain times we live and work in. In business, this has highlighted significant and fundamental human resource challenges which very often require specific solutions to maintain essential communication and to ensure business continuity.  Of course, in anticipating these circumstances many businesses have disaster recovery […]

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