British Gas are very persistant

  Graham* 21 Nov 11
Locked

It's over a year since I ditched them for boiler maintenance. They still call me nearly every day. As I have barred them on my phone, they get engaged tone and get charged for the call.

What a way to run a business.

  sunnystaines 22 Nov 11

Did not know if you ring an got engaged bleeps you still paid for the call.

  tullie 22 Nov 11

Hard to believe that they are touting for customers!!

  johndrew 22 Nov 11

I terminated my contract with them about a year ago and other than one letter confirming cancellation have heard nothing else from them.

Perhaps a call to their Customer Services advising that you do not wish to be called would have resolved the issue?

  Graham* 22 Nov 11

sunnystaines

My phone answers the call and returns engaged tone, not the exchange.

  finerty 22 Nov 11

I remember about two years after they were privatized that several of their sales people came knocking on our door shouting and claiming we need new sprockets. There 4 of them. in Business clothing and claiming we need new sprockets and bolts and radiators and may be another boiler. Which we didn't

Basically they were trying to rip of my dad. They were very persistent and we said sure we call you as soon as you get back at the office.

  sunnystaines 22 Nov 11

graham

sounds a good idea, i like that option.

  sunnystaines 22 Nov 11

graham been think about your good idea, how do you set it up.

Advertisement

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Windows 10 Home vs Windows 10 Pro comparison: Here are the extra features you get in the Pro version

Why Formula-e needs to go faster

How Instagram spots trends

How to use Apple Music in the UK: Complete guide to Apple Music's features

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message