Covering you in the event of absences or call overflow

Available whenever you need us, our operators are on-hand to pick up call overflow during peak periods or when members of your staff are absent or unavailable. Providing a smooth transition from your phone lines to ours, we offer flexible overflow call handling services.

We know there are times when you need an extra pair of hands; it might be during an especially busy peak period or when you don’t have enough staff due to unplanned absences.


Even though situations like this can be outside of your control, customers will still expect a seamless, efficient, and premium service. Outsourced customer service through CallCare’s overflow call centre means you have someone to step in when you need support the most.


Companies are expected to operate outside of just the hours between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CallCare helps you to manage high call volumes, cover last-minute absences, or pick up the difference if calls are being missed internally.

Why outsource your absence/overflow cover?


At CallCare, we understand every business is different. That is why we are flexible in the solutions we offer. Whether you need consistent call centre support or just want the comfort of knowing we are on-hand if you need us, we work together to find the most cost-effective solution for you.

Strong customer service

Customer expectations are always increasing. They want everything done better, quicker, and more efficiently than ever before. By outsourcing customer service calls to CallCare, you can provide this premium service even during busy periods where it feels like the phones never stop ringing.

No missed opportunities

You never know when you will need more cover. Sick days and missing staff aren’t something you can always plan for. At CallCare, we give you the room to handle call overflow even if you are understaffed. It means you don’t have to let your customer base down no matter how busy things get.

Every business is different

At CallCare, we firmly believe there is no one-size-fits-all approach to business. Meaning there is no one-size-fits-all solution for your customer service and customer experience management.


We adopt a partnership approach to working with clients, identifying the most effective, valuable, and cost-effective solution to ensure all calls are answered and dealt with in the best way possible.


We sit down with you to discuss the issues you commonly encounter – whether that is staff meetings keeping your internal team away from the phone, low staff numbers during busy periods, call queue management challenges or anything else – and work together to find the most efficient solution.

Seamless transitions

If your offices are closed or calls aren’t answered during the day, your phones will seamlessly and automatically divert to CallCare’s outsourced call centre. When this happens, our experienced operators will take over, managing the calls, helping your customers, and taking messages.


There is no need to sacrifice on your customer experience because you are short-staffed or busy. Any messages we take will be waiting in your inbox, meaning it is easy to pick back up once your time frees up. And should a call be urgent or require an immediate response, the call will be immediately transferred as per your pre-agreed escalation procedure.


HR issues, staffing costs, international customers, and the ever-increasing need to always be available make CallCare’s services indispensable to any company that has a strong customer focus and a desire to stay one step ahead of their competitors.

Receptionist Services FAQs

Yes, we’re one of the few telephone answering outsourcing providers in the UK to be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

No, it’s easy to get started straight away. We can provide you with a new telephone number and take your calls directly, or give you a unique code to divert calls to us during specific trading periods.

We take all necessary precautions to keep your data safe. We’re ICO regulated and GDPR compliant, conforming with the Data Protection Act of 1998. That means we’ll only use your information for the purposes you specify, and you’ll always remain in control of your data.

Yes, we can take calls for you at our UK call centres 24 hours a day, including bank holidays and weekends, and at no extra cost!

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Our highly trained virtual receptionists will become a dedicated extension of your company. We’ll work closely with your team to find the best and most efficient processes, ensuring all calls to your business are answered quickly and professionally, and with no frustrating hold music or answering machines.

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