Telephone Preference Service
The free opt out service enabling you to record your preference on the official register and not receive unsolicited sales or marketing calls.
This free service gives you the opportunity to opt out of receiving unsolicited calls. Once registration is complete telemarketers are legally bound not to call you.Find out more
WHY SHOULD I
register?
Tell us about it. We're happy to handle your complaint and it will be included in our regular report to the Information Commissioner's Office.Find out more
I WANT TO MAKE A
complaint
The Telephone Preference Service is a free service which enables you to join the official register to opt out of unsolicited sales and marketing calls.Find out more
WHAT IS
TPS?
Press enquiries

The press office deals with enquiries from the media on any aspect of the work of the Telephone
Preference Service. Please note, these contact details are for media professionals only. For general
enquiries, please visit our Contact Us section for further assistance.

Tristan Garrick, PR Manager on 0207 281 3315 or Tristan.garrick@dma.org.uk.

TPS in the News and Press Releases
News
2014-09-03
Independent: How to stop nuisance calls, spam texts and endless messages about mis-sold PPI
News
2014-07-28
Marketing Week: Electioneering must not delay action on nuisance calls
News
2014-07-24
The Drum: DMA renews push for government nuisance calls consultation following new report on TPS effectiveness
News
2014-06-24
Daily Mail: Lloyds Bank tells staff to phone customers about savings accounts - even if they have opted out of marketing calls
News
2014-06-14
Daily Mail: Cold caller sold me a pointless call blocker
News
2014-06-01
B2B marketing: Then and now
News
2014-05-20
Marketing Week: Get serious about the data supply chain or your business will suffer
News
2014-05-19
Marketing Week: Telemarketing accreditation scheme takeup 'slow'
Press release
2014-03-24
TPS chief warns telemarketers of increased risk of fines as trading standards enforces TPS laws for first time
News
2014-02-21
Which?: Is it a scam when companies claim to block nuisance calls?
News
2013-12-10
Marketing Week: Half-measures won’t stop nuisance calls and spam texts
News
2013-11-24
Guardian: Nuisance calls: hang up on firms asking you to pay to stop them
Press release
2013-10-31
TPS launches first telemarketing industry certification scheme
News
2013-09-03
BBC News: Nuisance calls: Direct Marketing Association on TPS service
News
2013-09-03
Marketing Week: Ofcom needs power to trace nuisance calls, says BT
News
2013-07-31
Ofcom: ICO and Ofcom Joint Action Plan – Tackling Nuisance Calls and Messages
News
2013-07-25
Sky News: New Tool To Beat Nuisance Marketing Callers
Press
2013-06-10
Telegraph: No hiding from nuisance calls
News
2013-06-10
BBC News: Nuisance telephone calls 'overhaul needed'
Press
2013-06-10
Sky News: Nuisance Calls: Opt-Out Service 'Failing'
Press
2013-06-10
Daily Mail: Nuisance calls nightmare: Blocking service 'fails to stop' phone pests
Press
2013-06-10
Guardian: Which? demands government action on cold calls
Blog
2013-05-30
Call Centre: Breaking TPS legislation, is it really worth it?
News
2013-05-17
Guardian: Citizens Advice urges cold calling ban after Ofcom study
News
2013-05-17
Telegraph: How to stop nuisance calls and junk mail
News
2013-05-17
ITV Wales: Telephone Preference Service responds to nuisance call figures
Blog
2013-03-21
Data Guidance: ICO starts crackdown on cold-calling spammers
News
2013-03-20
DMA: ICO fines Glasgow firm £90,000 for nuisance calls
News
2013-03-20
Herald Scotland: Legal first as kitchen firm DM Design fined for nuisance phone calls
News
2013-03-20
Telegraph: Cold-calling firm fined £90,000 in first penalty of its kind
News
2013-03-19
Guardian: Which? calls for government action on nuisance phone calls and texts
News
2013-03-06
Recombu.com: PPI spam and unwanted calls more than double, reports Ofcom
News
2013-02-28
ITV Wales: MPs debate new laws to tackle 'irritating' nuisance calls
News
2013-02-28
ITV Wales: Nuisance calls: 'Some companies ignore the law'
News
2013-02-16
Guardian: Plagued by nuisance phone calls
News
2013-01-22
Yorkshire Evening Post: Consumer: Hang up on computer hackers
News
2013-01-21
Yorkshire Evening Post: Woman’s bid to end nuisance phone calls
News
2013-01-14
Telegraph: Complaints over nuisance callers increase by 143%
News
2012-11-21
Which?: Nuisance calls companies named and shamed
News
2012-11-16
BBC News: Commissioner names firms over 'nuisance' marketing calls
Blog
2012-11-08
Call Centre: Consumer bites back: telemarketers beware!
News
2012-10-27
BBC News: Cold Calling - The victim who fought back - and won
Press release
2012-10-15
DMA: DMA welcomes new consumer guide as ‘next step forward’ in protecting telemarketing and mobile sectors
Press release
2011-10-27
DMA: Industry urges ICO to get tough on spam text