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Find a good trader

Buy with confidence 

Hertfordshire Trading Standards knows how important it is to use a good trader but also how hard it is to find one. Therefore in 2013 Trading Standards introduced the Buy With Confidence scheme for Hertfordshire residents.

How to find a business

The scheme brings together a list of businesses including electricians, plumbers, builders, handymen and many more who have passed a set of tailored background checks.  Only if all the scheme requirements are met, will a business be granted membership and their conduct will continue to be monitored.

Once a business is accepted onto the scheme they feature on the Buy With Confidence website www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk and the list of Hertfordshire members is listed below.

A list of our members can also be provided to consumers who are not able to access the internet.  The list will grow so please keep checking our website whenever you need to find a good trader.

When choosing a business, particularly when arranging a service, you should satisfy yourself that you both agree what work is to be done and the price that is to be paid.  You should obtain more than one quote and choose the business you are most happy with.  Clearly the price is important but is it not the only factor you should take into consideration. For more hints and tips on what to do when using a trader please select the link called Essential Buying Advice.

If you are a business and are interested in applying to join the scheme please select Buy With Confidence