Over the years, mobile network carriers have slowly begun to decrease their prices, providing more bundles and price slashes that appeal to a broader market. However, there are some numbers that continue to maintain their high prices, and these are known as business rates.
Numbers like 0843 are regarded as business contact numbers and are charged at two different prices. All 0843 numbers are charged up to seven pence per minute, but you should take note that all mobile network providers will vary their prices between one to seven pence, and there is also the addition of an access charge that is supplied by your chosen network carrier.
An access charge can vary in price, and it is dependent on the charge supplied by your carrier. Access charges are charged per minute, as well as the original call. You can find out what your access charge would be, by contacting your mobile network provider either by phone or online and by checking your regular bill statements or y reading below: