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Why hiring someone to answer your calls
is the WRONG decision

Our service is not only 98% cheaper than employing a receptionist, it's so much more than that.

Pocket Receptionist versus employing a receptionist yourself

Costs comparison

Wage costs [1]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £64
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £1,695.00
Employer's National Insurance contribution costs [2]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £141.02
Employer's Pension contribution costs [3]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £35.25
Employer's Recruitment costs [4]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £250.00
Equipment and material resources costs [5]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £312.50
Ongoing management costs [6]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £250.00
Induction, training and role handover costs [7]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £416.67
Energy costs [8]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £40.80
Cost of cover (holidays, sickness, days off etc.) [9]
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £663.55
Total:
If you use Pocket Receptionist, total monthly cost would be:

If you use Pocket Receptionist, total monthly cost would be:

From £64 / month
If you were to employ a receptionist yourself, total monthly cost would be:

If you were to employ a receptionist yourself, total monthly cost would be:

~£3,804.78 / month

Services comparison

Team size
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: +6
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 1
Percentage of the day taking phone calls
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: 100%
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 26%
Simultaneous call limit
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: 100+
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 1
Days off for holidays
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: 0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 30
Days off for sickness
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: 0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 5
Ongoing management
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: £0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: £250.00
Calls recorded
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: Yes
Cost if you employ a receptionist: No
Hourly coverage on weekdays
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: 14 hours
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 7 hours
Hourly coverage on the weekend
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: 9 hours
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 0 hours
Time required to deploy
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: Less than 24 hours
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 3 months
Audited daily
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: Yes
Cost if you employ a receptionist: Probably not
Call satisfaction money-back guarantee
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: Yes
Cost if you employ a receptionist: Unlikely
Real-Time notifications via dedicated app
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: Yes
Cost if you employ a receptionist: Doubtful
Awards for Customer service
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: Yes
Cost if you employ a receptionist: Improbable
Can make you a tea or coffee?
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: No
Cost if you employ a receptionist: Yes
Embarrassing incidents at the Christmas party
Cost if you use Pocket Receptionist: 0
Cost if you employ a receptionist: 2.4
Work-Smart

The above numbers speak for themselves...

Use Pocket Receptionist starting from only £64 per month and benefit from all its services OR...
pay a staggering ~£3,804.78 per month for only one person!

You can also call 0800 009 6555 or email info@pocketreceptionist.co.uk

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Free up your time so you can focus on what’s really important to your business

By utilising our technical infrastructure and our dedicated experienced team of receptionists, your callers will receive a positive call experience and you can be confident that no calls will be missed.

With rising wages and advertising costs it’s never been more important to focus on employee efficiency and ‘smart working’ practices to reduce company’s fixed costs and improve the customer offering.

By outsourcing elements of your business you will see a marked improvement in efficiencies and a reduction in your wage costs.

By working smart we:

  • Provide constant phone cover with no gaps in the working day
  • Utilise advanced call handling technology for a seamless solution
  • Handle call peaks and busy periods without an increase in staff costs
  • Provide 100% of all phone messages and call redirects in an easy to manage way
  • Utilise our highly trained team to give your callers a positive experience
  • Respond to changes in your business environment instantly and with no fuss

Learn more about our call answering service

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Start working smarter today

You can also call 0800 009 6555 or email info@pocketreceptionist.co.uk

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Experience Pocket Receptionist for yourself

Have a listen & get set up...

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Test it for yourself right now

You can call our test line on 0800 009 6361 to experience how a live call is handled.

If you give the receptionist your email address, you’ll be sent a transcript of the conversation you’ve just had and the call recording.

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The set up is very simple

Set your telephone answering service up over the phone by calling 0800 009 6555.

Our Welcome Team are available Mon–Fri 8am–8pm, Weekends 9am–6pm, Bank Holidays 9am–6pm .

We only require your basic details and a preferred greeting for us to start handling your calls. The service can be set up and we can be handling your calls in minutes.

Improve your customer experience
and grow your business

Start improving your sales & customer experience with Pocket Receptionist

You can also call 0800 009 6555 or email info@pocketreceptionist.co.uk

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A team of receptionists
at a fraction of the cost

Many smart business tools come at a cost.

Pocket receptionist can offer powerful improvements whilst reducing your fixed costs.

Outsourcing your reception services could save you 98.5% of the cost of employment.

Call surges, disaster recovery and holiday cover can all be covered with one solution and at no additional cost.

On average your in-house receptionist spends just 23% of their time handling calls.

Start working smarter today

Speak to one of the team to find out more.

You can also call 0800 009 6555 or email info@pocketreceptionist.co.uk

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