Last updated: 25/10/2018

Buy with Confidence

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The Buy with Confidence scheme provides the public with a list of local businesses who have given their commitment to;

  • trade fairly
  • complying with relevant legislation and;
  • providing exceptional customer service.

Our scheme helps reputable businesses to stand out from the crowd when marketing their services.

All applications for membership are subject to a visit. This is to check their business complies with relevant legislation and make sure that appropriate customer service procedures are in place.

Who is it for?

For businesses in all trade sectors including the motor trade, builders, plumbers and retailers. Businesses who become members undertake to operate their business in a legal, honest and fair way.

How will it help you?

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If you meet our membership criteria, you will benefit from:

  • Use of the distinctive logo to promote your business on your vehicle, stationery and in your advertising.
  • Trading Standards approval and recognition of your business standards.
  • Increased consumer confidence.
  • Entry onto the Buy with Confidence and Which? local websites.
  • Membership certificate to display in your premises.
  • Easier access to information and advice from Trading Standards.
  • Advice and where appropriate, mediation to resolve higher level complaints. 
  • We actively encourage the public to use the scheme to find trustworthy and reputable local businesses.
  • Marketing opportunities via our website, events and social media.


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