Clyde Windows & Construction are very proud to announce that we have achieved accreditation to be allowed onto the Government’s Trading Standards "Buy With Confidence" Scheme.
We feel that this is a massive achievement. After many months of trading standards checking out all of our employees backgrounds (Disclosure Scotland), our sales tactics along with our products, contracts, prices charged, guarantees, the way e treat our clients and also if anyone may have had any serious complaints about the company in previous years of trading throughout Scotland.
Obviously trading standards need to be 100% happy with every part of the company as above. Trading standards say Many local authorities operate approved trader schemes – Buy with Confidence is South Lanarkshire. It is the largest national approved trader scheme in the UK and aims to give consumers a reliable way of finding trustworthy local businesses which are subject to rigorous background checks and audits before they can be signed up. Buy with Confidence is run through the co-operation of a number of Trading Standards services. It is endorsed and approved by the Office of Fair Trading and is considered to be a "best practice" scheme.
Some local councils have not taken the buy with confidence program on board but have opted for the trusted trader programme instead, as of March 2014, we have been passed as a Trusted Trader for several councils with applications for many other programmes currently being processed by participating local authorities.
Since JUNE 2014, we have also been passed as a Trusted Trader for Which? who have put their members through rigorous assessment, meaning that consumers get the best service and Which? Trusted Traders get the business and recognition they deserve.
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The Renfrewshire Trusted Trader scheme is a joint Council and Trading Standards initiative to help you choose a reliable local trader. Members have been vetted by Renfrewshire Trading Standards and the Trusted Trader scheme is supported by Police Scotland and Citizens Advice Scotland. All Trusted Traders have agreed to trade fairly and sign-up to a Code of Practice. The Code covers:transparent procedures for quoting and carrying out work, only charging a fair and reasonable price, dealing with complaints promptly
Ayrshire Trusted Trader is a directory of local businesses that have been vetted by Ayrshire Trading Standards and who made a commitment to treat their customers fairly.
West Lothian Trusted Trader helps you to choose a reputable trader, in order to join the scheme we are required to sign up to a code of practice agreeing to trade fairly, with Trading Standards monitoring our business practices.
Edinburgh Trusted Trader is the official "go to" list of vetted traders, backed by The City of Edinburgh Council and supported by Police Scotland. The Edinburgh Trusted Trader Scheme can help you find honest and reliable traders who have been fully vetted by Edinburgh Trading Standards.
Buy With Confidence is a national register of Trading Standards Approved businesses run independently by local authority trading standards departments.