The Trading Standards Institute is a not-for-profit professional body formed in 1881.
TSI encourages honest enterprise and business and helps safeguard the economic, environmental, health and social well-being of consumers.
Trading Standards Website
Citizens Advice Bureau
The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.
Citizens Advice Bureau Website
Which? focus on consumer issues and ensuring the public have the information to make the right choices - whether that's by reviewing products or providing independent advice you can trust.
DIY Plumbing Help and Advice
The UK's largest source of information on plumbing. plumbing help, plumbing tips and plumbing advice.
Conservatory Quote Online
DIY conservatories quotations available online, information and tips regarding DIY conservatories and their installation.
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National Federation of Roofing Contractors
The NFRC website provides access to a full range of services to provide a quality roof using quality products.
Painters and Decorators Association
The PDA represents thousands of painters and decorators across England, Wales and Scotland. Members are qualified fully insured, and work to a Code of Practice.
Painters and Decorators Association Website
Royal Institute of British Architects
The Royal Institute of British Architects provides a comprehensive listing of architects in the UK.
Royal Institute of British Architects Website
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
Chartered surveyors provide impartial, specialist advice on property issues. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) website lists local surveying firms.
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Website
Other Trade Organisations
Federation of Master Builders
The FMB is a trade association established over 60 years ago to protect the interests of small and medium-sized building firms.
Federation of Master Builders Website
The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers
CIBSE produces information and industry good practice publications for lighting, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services.
Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers Website
ELECSA provides inspection, assessment and certification services to contractors working with electrical installations in private dwellings.
ELECSA is authorised by Communities and Local Government to deliver a competent persons scheme to enable contractors to self certify domestic electrical work under Part P of the building regulations.
The NICEIC is the electrical contracting industry's independent voluntary body for electrical installation matters throughout the UK.
The Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) is the UK's largest and leading trade association representing electrical, electronic, installation engineering and building services companies.
Glass and Glazing Federation
The Glass and Glazing Federation provides a list of glazing suppliers across the UK.
Glass and Glazing Federation Website
Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering
The IPHE provides a listing of local registered plumbers who have proved their competence through recognised qualifications or extensive experience.