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Trusted Trader

Trusted Trader Case Studies


Trusted Trader is a Trading Standards initiative. Applicants go through a rigorous vetting process by Trading Standards Officers. If accepted, members are then monitored throughout the life of their membership.

Below are case studies and feedback from vetted members across different schemes. If you think Trusted Trader membership would be beneficial for your business, apply to join or if you have any questions, please contact us.

Wilson Roofing

Thursday 23 January 2020

Wilson Roofing
James from Wilson Roofing joined Fife Trusted trader in October 2018. Since being accepted on the scheme, he has seen, has been a huge increase in workload.

“Joining the scheme was the best decision I have made as it has increased my business 10-fold.” read more

S and W Property Solutions Edinburgh

Thursday 23 January 2020

S and W Property Solutions
Stephen and Wendy Anderson own and manage S and W Property Solutions Edinburgh, tackling everything from landscaping projects to building works.

They attribute around 25% - 30% of their business being generated through Trusted Trader. read more

Edinburgh Trusted Trader - members talking about the scheme

Wednesday 13 October 2019

Edinburgh Trusted Trader members Source Electronics, Specialized Signs and GW & JS Construction discuss their experiences of being on the Edinburgh Trusted Trader Scheme.



Edinburgh Trusted Trader - members talking about the scheme

Wednesday 06 October 2019

Edinburgh Trusted Trader members Hubbub Know How Home Technology, GR Window & Door Specialists and BANN Joinery & Building discuss their experiences of being on the Edinburgh Trusted Trader Scheme.



Edinburgh Trusted Trader - members talking about the scheme

Wednesday 25 September 2019

Edinburgh Trusted Trader members Lockstar Lock & Key Company, JDS Gardening Edinburgh and The Edinburgh Shutter Co discuss their experiences of being on the Edinburgh Trusted Trader Scheme.



Fife Trusted Trader - members talking about the scheme

Wednesday 16 September 2019

Fife Trusted Trader members, Thistle Locks & Alarms, AMC Removals, Shadow Blinds and Living Solutions talk about their experience about being part of the Fife Trusted Trader Scheme.



Spruce Garden Services - Edinburgh Trusted Trader

Thursday 15 November 2018

Craig Young
Craig is the Owner Operator of Spruce Garden Services which he started on his own in 2009 but has now grown to 23 members of staff.

He attributes approximately 25% of his new business directly to his membership of the Edinburgh Trusted Trader scheme. read more

Apex Tiling Services - Edinburgh Trusted Trader

Wednesday 06 November 2018

Apex Tiling Services
Andrew started tiling in 2001, before starting his own business in 2006. He joined the Edinburgh Trusted Trader Scheme in May 2017.

“due to the amount of work through trusted trader I have had to make applications for credit accounts with many suppliers to keep up with demand.” read more

A W Ramage - East Lothian Trusted Trader

Friday 05 October 2018

A W Ramage
Sandy Ramage is the proprietor of AW Ramage and has been a Trusted Trader since 2013.

"Through its brand, platform and promotion, joining the East Lothian Trusted Trader has assisted A W Ramage Electricians to expand its reputation in East Lothian." read more

Fife Pest Control Services - Fife Trusted Trader

Tuesday 02 October 2018

Fife Pest Control Services
Fife Pest Control Services has been a Trusted Trader since 2017.

“The Trusted Trader scheme was one of the best marketing decision Fife Pest Control Services made and logos are displayed on our website and our vans with pride.” read more

Forth Blinds - East Lothian Trusted Trader

Thursday 27 September 2018

Forth Blinds
Forth Blinds is owned by Philip O’Brien and Colin Mercer, who joined the Trusted Trader scheme in August 2016.

“As far as Forth Blinds are concerned, joining is a ‘no brainer’ for a local business and we cover the cost of our annual membership several times over every year!” read more

Lumen Electrical Services Ltd - Edinburgh Trusted Trader

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Lumen Electrical Services Ltd
Lumen Electrical Services Ltd is owned by Andrew Walker and was founded in 2015.

Andrew is currently growing his workforce to help him with the work he receives from the scheme. “I’m in the process of recruiting both a full-time electrician and apprentice." read more

GW & JS Construction Ltd - Edinburgh Trusted Trader

Tuesday 04 September 2018

GW & JS Construction Ltd
GW & JS Construction Ltd is an Edinburgh based roofing company owned and operated by Guy Wright & Jason Staines.

"Membership has been a major boost for our business with increased leads and secured work." read more