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Buy with confidence

5 March 2018

The Buy with Confidence scheme recommends all kinds of reputable businesses that have been vetted and approved by Essex Trading Standards to increase consumer protection and confidence

Benefits of membership include:

  • a public profile on
  • use the Buy With Confidence Trading Standards approved logos and wording on your stationery, vehicles, website and marketing materials. 
  • support and advice from qualified Trading Standards professionals. 
  • the only national approval scheme operated entirely by Trading Standards Services
  • the Trading Standards connection that could tip the balance when quoting for business

Join Buy With Confidence

As a member you will be independently checked by Trading Standards professionals, for compliance with the law. You will also be required to provide a basic DBS check for all employees who enter homes of customers. 

Read our fee structure and apply to become an approved trader. Follow us on Facebook to keep updated with news and information.