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There have been multiple breaches of Regulations 21 and 24 of PECR by ColourCoat Limited arising from its activities over an eight month period and this led to a substantial number of unsolicited direct marketing calls being made. Between 1 August 2019 and 31 March 2020 there were 969,273 connected calls, equating to an average of 121,159 calls per month or 29,372 calls per week. This includes 452,811 connected calls to numbers on the TPS or CTPS Registers, equating to an average of 56,601 calls per month or 13,722 calls per week.

The company was also issued with an enforcement notice