Buy With Confidence
Trading Standards Approved
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Mark Parry Business Owner
We are a Buy With Confidence Trading Standards Approved business, we have been vetted, approved and continue to be monitored by Trading Standards, we feel this helps to reassure our customers that they will receive a professional and quality service from us.
By applying to become a Trading Standards Approved business we have made the commitment to operating in a legal, honest and fair way and have agreed to abide by the scheme’s code of conduct which requires us to follow the letter and spirit of the law.
Membership of the scheme is not given lightly we where thoroughly vetted by Trading Standards Officers before being invited to apply to join the Buy With Confidence Scheme, and then had to undergo a series of stringent detailed checks before being approved as a member.
What Is Buy With Confidence - Trading Standards Approved
Buy With Confidence
For businesses looking to show what sets themselves apart from the rest, the ‘Buy With Confidence Trading Standards Approved’ stamp helps instil confidence in prospective customers and shows that it is a business that takes fair trading seriously.
Buy With Confidence is independently run by the local authority Trading Standards department, it is not run for profit and all funds received to the scheme from membership fees are ploughed back into the scheme to further it’s continuation, development and promotion.
Avoid Rogue Traders
In response to concerns from consumers about ‘rogue traders’ which are often highlighted in the media, a partnership of Local Authority Trading Standards Services have taken the ground-breaking step of putting together the "Buy With Confidence Scheme".
The scheme provides consumers with a list of local businesses which have given their commitment to trading legally, honestly and fairly, every business listed has undergone a series of stringent detailed checks before being approved as a member of the scheme.
Shared Regulatory Services Wales - Trading Standards Approved
Buy With Confidence is a national independent scheme run by a partnership of Local Authority Trading Standards Services, the scheme demonstrates to customers that a company is open, honest and operates within trading law.
All the businesses on the Buy With Confidence register have been stringently vetted and approved by Trading Standards Officers and continue to be monitored to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way.
The Shared Regulatory Service (SRS) administers the Environmental Health, Trading Standards and Licensing functions on behalf of Bridgend County Borough Council, City of Cardiff Council and the Vale of Glamorgan Council.
The services provided include food safety, animal health and welfare, health and safety, fair trading, pollution control, and weights and measures. It also has licensing responsibility for a range of matters including alcohol, gambling and taxis.
Businesses and consumers set to benefit from scheme which promotes fair trading
Shared Regulatory Services have become the latest regulator to join the Buy with Confidence scheme, which tells consumers which local businesses have given their commitment to trading fairly, business across Bridgend, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan will be able to apply to join the scheme, which is run by local Trading Standards Services in over 50 Local Authorities across the UK.
The first business to join the scheme within the region is N.A.C Property Clearance, based in Porthcawl. The owner of the business, Mark Parry said:
“I consider myself to be a trustworthy trader with an open and transparent relationship with my customers, so I saw the Buy with Confidence scheme as a perfect way to be able to prove my credentials.
“The advice I’ve received from SRS’s Trading Standards professionals as part of the application process has helped me massively, and it’s reassuring to know that I can call an officer for advice when I need it.
“Having an ‘Approved by Trading Standards’ logo on my website and my documents has already had a really positive impact on my business.”
N.A.C Property Clearance Buy With Confidence Details:
N.A.C Property Clearance
- Vetted And Approved By Trading Standards
- Trading History Checked
- Financial Background Checked
- Thorough Audit of Business Systems
- Criminal Record Checked
- Qualified Experienced And Fully Insured
- Monitored To Insure A High Level Of Customer Service
- Advised On Trading Standards Legalisation