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Kenfig Hill plumbing business becomes latest to be approved by trading standards

A plumbing business from Bridgend has become the latest member of a scheme which gives the stamp of approval from Trading Standards to businesses who commit to trading fairly.

November 25th, 2019

AW Plumbing Services, operated by Alan Wragg, was audited by Shared Regulatory Services’ Trading Standards team and underwentAlan Wragg BWC a series of detailed checks before being approved as a Buy With Confidence member. Membership of the scheme involves applicants undergoing financial checks, having their complaints history reviewed and good references from previous customers.

Businesses across Bridgend, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan are now eligible to apply to join the scheme, which is run by local Trading Standards Services in over 50 Local Authorities across the UK. Businesses must agree to abide by the scheme’s code of conduct, which requires them to follow the letter and spirit of the law.

Alan Wragg, the owner of AW Plumbing Services said: “I am delighted to have become a member of this fantastic scheme because I do take pride in my work. I believe in trading in a fair and transparent way, so I’m really pleased to be able to tell my customers that I’m now approved by Trading Standards."

A spokesperson for SRS said: “Buy With Confidence gives us the chance to get to know more of our local businesses, and we have been particularly impressed with Alan’s committment to good trading practices. “We hope to see more businesses becoming members of the scheme, as it helps local consumers decide which trader to choose when they need goods or services, and gives businesses a seal approval which highlights their commitment to excellent customer service and fair trading.” 

If you are proud of your business and want to apply to advertise as approved by Trading Standards, visit www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk to find out more.