Which? Trusted Trader Plumber in Sheffield

Which? have been testing products and services for over 50 years and are now assessing local tradespeople.

Every Which? Trusted trader has been assessed and checked by Which? trading standards professionals, before being endorsed.

How are Traders Assessed by Which?

Which? Trusted Traders is an endorsement scheme that recognises reputable traders who successfully pass their rigorous assessment process. Not just anyone can become endorsed. The assessment process involves:

  1. Credit CheckA preliminary credit check to validate the financial health and stability of a sole trader / business. 
  2. ReferencesCustomer reference checks, chosen at random by a member of the Which? Trusted Traders endorsement team to ensure a breadth of consumers are consulted. 
  3. Business ProceduresA thorough examination of business and administrative procedures.
  4. Interview and AssessmentThey are visited in person by a Which? Trusted Traders assessor and interviewed. 
  5. Code of ConductThe sole trader/business signing up to the scheme agrees to abide by the code of conduct and our terms and conditions. 
  6. Endorsed TraderThe trader can now tell their customers that they have passed our assessment process and are an endorsed Which? Trusted trader.

Who Makes the Grade?

Due to the high demands of the assessment, 1 in 4 traders do not pass. Only those who meet the high standards are credited with Which? Trusted trader status.

If Things go Wrong

An extra benefit of using Which? Trusted Traders is that they have Ombudsman Services on hand to offer extra peace of mind. Ombudsman Services provides independent dispute resolution to all Which? Trusted trader customers.