Online Exposure For Tradesmen NationWide
Get Listed in several Tradesmen's Business Directories
All FairTrades members are promoted free of charge on the "Find a Pro" directory which is located on HomePro.com.
This business directory is web based and is extremely popular with homeowners in need of a tradesman.
FairTrades Association Members taking out TrustMark through us also appear in their "TrustMark Registered" directory for tradesmen at no additional cost.
Leads generated from this and our directories are free of charge to members making for another excellent way to obtain exposure
to the public without spending any more money.
"Free Quote Me" facility
: - All four directories will enable homeowners to access your business details 24 hours a day
and offer a FREE "Quote Me" facility. Again, FairTrades does not charge its members leads they receive.
“Find a Registered Tradesman” directory
: - Only companies that have been vetted by our business are displayed here.
That means that we have received several recommendations from previous customers of theirs,
they have had financial checks and agree to uphold our Customer Charter.
Those with TrustMark endorsement have also had a BBA on site inspection too.
That way every home owner is reassured that they are dealing with a current FairTrades member operating from within a reputable business.
The public are also encouraged to call us if they wish to confirm any members status as part of our service.
How much is am endorsement like that worth to you?
“Find a Pro” directory
: - Entry into to the HomePro directory is given to all new FairTrades members at the time of joining.
The HomePro directory was established many years ago and helps generate great leads for many of the home improvement specialists listed by it.
Again, this is a free service to FairTrades members with opportunities to upgrade listings available to all.
“Confirm a Trademan's Membership” facility
: - Potential customers use this service every day to confirm and verify
membership and find out more about members businesses.
Credible Logos Win Tradesmen More Work
Close More Deals - Display Credible Logos & Win Business
For years the FairTrades logo has been proudly displayed on the side of tradesmen's vans and on their day to day business stationary such as letters,
quotes etc. The public recognise and trust our logo as it is a sign of professionalism in the home improvement industry,
and has been so for over 28 years.
Being financially vetted and having feedback displayed on our web site,
alongside logos such as TrustMark helps our members win more business.
Get your company into TrustMark quickly and easily. FairTrades is a TrustMark scheme operator.
When you Join the Full FairTrades package you also get the Government endorsed trusted standard of TrustMark who will check your firm's technical skills through regular on-site inspections,
as well as checks on your trading record, financial status, quality of work, trading practices and customer satisfaction.
Exclusive Finance Deals For Trades
Looking for Low Rate Finance that Will Compete with Banks & Building Society’s? We have it.
Our new national Finance partner offers straightforward and easy point of sale credit products to help you and your company to increase, leads,
sales and order values, provided by prime lenders, names your customers will know and trust.
Finance Products offered include: Buy Now Pay Later, Interest Free Schemes and Interest Bearing Schemes.
FairTrades has secured preferential rates for our members, rates are competitive to you and your customers backed by a nationwide team of
experienced account managers who are there to help, train and advise you and your team.
Best of all there no company is too big or too small, are no setting up or on-going management fees and funds are paid directly to you “the retailer”
once the goods have been satisfactory fitted.
Many members also receive a commission for finance deals.
Members should please contact their FairTrades account manager for full details on this benefit.
National Insurance Broker
Market Leading Business Products & Dedication To Customer Service
Access one of the UK's largest insurance brokers when you join FairTrades. Our chosen partner offers a broad range of market leading business products and when coupled with their dedication to outstanding customer service, 5,000 staff based across more than 120 offices real product knowledge and expertise, the very best service is now at your fingertips.
With more than 200 specialist insurance products; our chosen insurance broker should be able to meet most of your insurance needs within your business, ranging from, but not limited to:
a) Public Liability Insurance
b) Employee Liability Insurance
c) Commercial Van Insurance
d) Tool Cover
e) Home Insurance
Insurance Backed Guarantees For Trades
Access Award Winning Insurance Backed Guarantees
One of the Groups Companies, HomePro Insurance, is one of the largest Insurance Backed Guarantees
providers in the UK marketplace offering unrivalled levels of service and professionalism.
They deal with over 3000 companies in the Home Improvement sector and can give you the best package available.
These IBG's cover many trades including: Solar, Glazing, Conservatories, Roofing, Extensions/Conversions, Kitchens, Bedrooms, Bathrooms but
there are many more...
Deposit Protection Insurance is available to give your customers peace of mind*
Up to 10 years warranty cover is available on the completed project*
We supply all IBG users with ‘Point of Sale’ Leaflets**
*Subject to type of trade and the Terms and Conditions of the Insurance
** The leaflets outline the benefits of the IBG to your customers as you are not authorised to discuss the insurance.
Note: The IBG becomes active if you cease trading through insolvency: for Limited Companies this means administration, receivership or liquidation and for Sole Traders/Partnerships means bankruptcy.
Free Online Business Pages For Our Members - Electronic Business Card
Free Business Page For FairTrades Members!
FairTrades not only lists our members in various trade directories but we provide our members with a free business page too.
This business page can be linked to from your own website or you even have the option to use this business page as your own website.
Simply buy a web name and link it to your business page, it's that easy.
All business pages supplied to our members contains a customer quote and contact form and will appear on Googles search results,
so you will benefit from new business when home owners do a search for tradesmen in your area.
Corporate Advertising Schemes For Our Members
Advertising with the FairTrades / Yellow Pages Corporate Advertising Scheme can really enhance the credibility of your business.
FairTrades and Yellow Pages have joined forces to create an exclusive advertising scheme available only to FairTrades members.
FairTrades members can promote their business as part of a display advert in the Yellow Pages directory but will pay only lineage rates.
It’s a great opportunity for you to advertise your business and Trade Association membership under the renowned “Scales of Justice” logo.
So take advantage of the collective strength of FairTrades membership to attract new customers to your business.
Remember, 86% of directory users said that their confidence in a business increased if they advertised under a Trade Association banner.
You’ve worked hard to become a member of an established association like FairTrades,
so why not enhance the credibility of your business advertising with the FairTrades & Yellow Pages Corporate Advertising Scheme?