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2017 news and updates

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Vehicle Tool Theft and Crime Prevention

News: Tuesday 05 December 2017

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With the Christmas break approaching please be extra vigilant when it comes to storing tools and equipment. Power tools and high value but easily transported equipment is most at risk.

Most thefts are opportunistic. Try and remove any obvious opportunity. read more

Edinburgh Trade Waste

News: Thursday 09 November 2017

Trade Waste Duty of Care
Whether you operate out of a shop, office, restaurant, van or your home you need to make sure you’re using the right bins and have your waste collected by a licensed waste carrier.

Trade waste is any waste or recycling produced by any type of business. read more

Beware of Trusted Trader impersonators

News: Friday 07 July 2017

Beware of Trusted Trader impersonators
Scotland Trusted Trader is the only Trading Standards approved trader scheme within Edinburgh.

We have had complaints from traders who have been contacted by other commercial approval schemes who claim to be affiliated with Scotland Trusted Trader. read more

Introducing the trader review widget

News: Friday 31 March 2017

Review Widget
We have had requests from traders asking if there is a way to show their Trusted Trader status and reviews on their own website.

So we have come up with a review widget which will display your rating and the last two positive reviews. read more