Trusted Trader


For reputable businesses it can often be hard to differentiate yourself from the rogues that operate within your sector . This is one of the key things a Trading Standards Approved Trader scheme can do for you.

Now everyone knows that in any business sector word of mouth is gospel. However in this day and age consumers are relying more and more on customer reviews.  

Benefits to your business of been part of the Dumfries and Galloway Trusted Trader Scheme

  • Dumfries and Galloway Council will promote the scheme to local consumers through the Council's website, social media, local press and other forms of promotions.
  • Being a member of the Scheme is a good way of showing potential customers that you are a reputable, reliable business.
  • When you join, we will provide you with marketing materials that you can use at your premises and on vehicles, stationery, and website to show potential customers that you are a member of the scheme.
  • You will receive support from Dumfries and Galloway Council's Trading Standards team to help you to understand and comply with consumer protection legislation.
  • A comprehensive feedback systems that allows your consumers to review your work