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Buy With Confidence

The Buy With Confidence scheme was put together by a partnership of Local Authority Trading Standards Services in response to concerns about 'rogue traders'. The scheme provides consumers with a list of businesses which have given their commitment to trading fairly.

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Every business listed has undergone a series of detailed checks by professionally qualified Trading Standards staff before being approved as a member of the scheme.

Benefits of the scheme to your business

  • reassure customers that you're trustworthy and provide good customer service
  • directory listing on the Buy With Confidence website, used by the public to find dependable businesses
  • a Trading Standards checkup before admission to ensure you're legally compliant
  • be able to use the Buy With Confidence logo and say you're 'Trading Standards Approved'
  • set yourself apart from competitors - only those good enough to pass our vetting get onto the scheme
  • open to most business sectors, not just home improvement and/or the motor trade
  • access to advice direct from local authority employed Trading Standards professionals
  • get information about changes to the law that could affect your business
  • not for profit - run by local authorities, so all fees go back into the running and promotion of the scheme
  • help protect your community from rogue traders and illegitimate businesses.

Would your business benefit from being Buy With Confidence Trading Standards Approved?

Find out how to apply for the scheme and the benefits to your business (opens new window) in being 'Trading Standards Approved' on the Buy with Confidence website.

Search for a trader or business you can trust

Avoid rogue traders and support those who've publicly committed to operating in a legal, honest and fair way by using Buy With Confidence Trading Standards Approved businesses.

Search for a trader or business on the Buy With Confidence website (opens new window)

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Last modified on 09 September 2021