Accreditations



About the Federation of Small Businesses
The FSB exists to serve the interests of its Members and our core objectives are set out in our Memorandum and Articles of Association. FSB Member Services Ltd is party to a contract with Warren Hill (Insurance Brokers) and NFSE Sales Limited produces the FSB's journal, First Voice. NFSE Sales Limited also acts as a reseller of selected merchandise and products.
Visit at www.fsb.org.uk


About Buy With Confidence
In response to concerns about 'rogue traders' which are often highlighted in the media, a partnership of Local Authority Trading Standards Services have taken a ground-breaking step by putting together the Buy With Confidence Scheme. The scheme provides consumers with a list of local businesses which have given their commitment to trading fairly. Every business listed has undergone a series of detailed checks before being approved as a member of the scheme.
Visit at www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk


About Altius
Altius believe that clients and vendors alike have the right to expect a fair, robust and consistent assessment service, backed up by great customer support. Altius also believe that vendor assessment is about so much more than just a tick in the box. Their service is focused on vendor development, supply-chain improvement, and providing clients and vendors with information to help them develop their business.
Visit at www.altiusva.com


About Safe Contractor
As a leading health and safety pre-qualification assessment scheme, Safe Contractor are dedicated to promoting higher standards of competence and compliance through the provision of relevant industry specific and tailored health and safety assessments for all professions and sectors.
Visit at www.safecontractor.com


About the Federation of Master Builders (FMB)

The FMB is the UK's largest trade association in the building sector, with national offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, supported by additional regional offices.
Visit at www.fmb.org.uk


About TrustMark
TrustMark is a quality mark which operates a framework under which 30 plus scheme operators work in the RMI (repair, maintenance and improvement) sector, including trade associations, local government trading standards teams, and independent scheme operators. These schemes are approved to carry the TrustMark logo and recruit reputable and trustworthy tradesmen. This enables the TrustMark scheme operators to promote improved RMI sector standards, and tackle related issues such as better enforcement. All of these scheme operators are audited annually by TrustMark, to ensure processes, standards and complaint procedures are being maintained.
Visit at www.trustmark.org.uk


About the Considerate Constructor Scheme
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is the national initiative set up by the construction industry to improve its image. Construction sites and companies that register with the Scheme are monitored against a Code of Considerate Practice, designed to encourage best practice beyond statutory requirements.
Visit at www.ccscheme.org.uk


About Construction Line
At the heart of what we do is our national online database, the UK's largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants. In terms of efficiency, time and cost saving and best practice, Constructionline is proven to deliver for public and private sector organisations alike.
Visit at www.constructionline.co.uk


About the Guild of Master Craftsmen

Choosing the right company to carry out work for you can be a big decision. Scams and fraud are on the increase and are getting more and more sophisticated and harder to detect. The guild of master craftsmen helps take that worry away.
Visit at www.guildmc.com


About CHAS
A CHAS compliant supplier meets acceptable standards of health and safety. (the threshold standard or core criteria). Our buyers can view which suppliers are compliant.
Visit at www.chas.gov.uk


About the BDMA
The BDMA is committed to raising industry standards, providing accreditation for professional practitioners and facilitating recognition of specialist services in the recovery and restoration sector.
Visit at www.bdma.org.uk