A Register has been set up by Trading Standards to help residents find home improvement trades people.
Residents can be reassured that the traders have undergone a number of checks by Trading Standards. They are committed to providing a high level of customer service and compliance with consumer protection legislation.
Traders who are members of the scheme agree to comply with consumer protection legislation, provide a high level of customer service and comply with a Code of Practice. If traders become members it shows customers that they have pledged to provide a high standard of satisfaction. For information or to apply to join the Trading Register, contact 0845 600 6400 and ask for the Trader Registry scheme.
Or contact Trader Register, c/o Northumberland Trading Standards service, Loansdene, Morpeth, NE61 2AP.
Residents can be given details of traders in their area by calling 0845 600 6400 or by visiting the website www.traderregister.org.uk/nnt and clicking ‘Find a trader’.