‘Cold call killer’ Wins Award

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The achievements of Britain’s small and medium sized companies (SMEs) were celebrated at an awards ceremony in London this evening (25 November), with Mark Prisk MP, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise, praising their contribution the UK’s economic growth agenda.

The Growing Business Awards, hosted by the CBI and Real Business, honoured 11 companies and individuals who judges felt had made the biggest contribution to entrepreneurial business success in the last year.

trueCall, the plug-in nuisance phone call blocking technology, designed by Steve Smith and John Price won the new product of the year award. The device acts as a telephone ‘spam filter’ and has been praised for its role in relieving distress over unwanted calls.