SME Insider recently published an article noting research that The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) had undertook. Criteria was assessed for the best areas of the countryside for business, including broadband and mobile phone coverage, planning applications and development and entrepreneurial opportunities and how they affect rural working. Henry Robinson (president of CLA) noted that connectivity is of utmost importance if a business is to be successful.

“Top of the list is connectivity, almost any type of business can operate from a rural area if they have good quality mobile and internet connection.

Call Answering for Rural Working

If you don’t have the correct connection whilst you’re working from rural areas, do you worry about missing important business calls? If so, how can Face for Business help businesses in rural areas? We call answer for a myriad of businesses, and quite often we take calls on behalf of clients who are on site or having meetings in rural areas. They leave us specific call handling instructions to inform their clients that they are in an area with limited signal, which our PAs relay to callers. If your phone dips out of signal, your calls can be diverted to us, with an email sent on for when you’re back on track, giving you peace of mind when you’re working rurally.

Telephone answering PAs

It also gives your callers peace of mind that there query is being dealt with, and it helps to talk to a real person, rather than leaving a message on voicemail. Also, we’ve found from experience that our client’s callers feel reassured when they speak to someone, as our PAs are polite and professional and follow the correct call handling instructions. Our PAs are able to let your callers know when you’re due back in the office, or when their call is expected to be returned. This gives your caller realistic expectations and they won’t become frustrated awaiting a return call.

Call handling for free

Try our call handling service for free today, and call us on 0333 3231 007 to have a chat to our sales team about what your phone answering requirements. (Non-obligatory – but 96% of our trials become new clients).

Further reading on rural telephone answering here.

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