Are you looking for more work?
"Edinburgh Trusted Trader is my number 1 source of leads" - Gary, Caledonian Building & Landscaping
- on average, members received 77 work requests over the last 12 months
- the value of work completed was calculated at £2,720,500 which equates to £9,681 per trader
- 96% of Trusted Traders renewed their membership last year.
How much would 77 leads be worth to your business?
Edinburgh Trusted Trader is:
- the only official Trading Standards scheme across Edinburgh
- backed by the City of Edinburgh Council and supported by Police Scotland
- a way for the Council to showcase reputable businesses to Edinburgh residents.
To become an Edinburgh Trusted Trader:
- you must have a minimum of 6 months clean trading history
- be willing to be vetted by Edinburgh Trading Standards
- agree to the schemes Code of Practice and commitment to fair and honest trading
- pay an annual refundable* fee of £252 inc VAT. There are no other costs or charges
- apply now online, it will take you around 10 minutes to fill in the application
- or fill in an expression of interest form and let us call you for an informal chat.
19.9% of applicants failed to meet the vetting requirements last year in which case the annual fee is refunded.
Other benefits of being a Trusted Trader:
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- ongoing promotion of the scheme from social media to radio campaigns
- Google exposure and reputation management for your business
- in the last 30 days Trusted Trader had 25,916 website visitors and 110,944 pageviews
- the use of scheme logos and vehicle stickers to promote your Trusted Trader status
- an easy review generation links to send to customers or freepost review forms
- your own trader profile to showcase your business, set up by the team
- a robust complaints process that gives reassurance to potential customers
- access to scheme and Trading Standards advice and assistance.
or fill in an expression of interest
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