TrustMark delivers consumer confidence through its expert network of Scheme Providers and their Registered Businesses. TrustMark Scheme Providers commit to meeting the Framework Operating Requirements and ensuring their Registered Businesses maintain required standards of technical competence, customer service and trading practices.
Established in 2005, TrustMark operates within a Master Licence Agreement issued by the Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
TrustMark licences and audits over 35 Scheme Providers with over 15,000 Registered Businesses. These encompass 156 different service types and include everything you might expect: plumbers, electricians and builders to a few you might not: carpet cleaners, landscape gardeners and leadwork specialists, plus most trades in-between.
Incorporated in 1996, The Quality Assurance Service Co Ltd (Trading as GDGC and Qualitymark Protection) is one of the UK’s leading consumer protection organisations. We are an insurance brokerage who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). We specialise in the supply of Insurance Backed Guarantees (IBG’s) and Deposit Protection Insurance for Home Improvement installations.
Supply Chain Management Specialists.
We help to reduce the admin burden of supplier qualification, saving time and money. Reduce the cost, effort & risk of sourcing and managing suppliers. Get in touch. Supplier Assurance. Supply Chain Management. Supplier Prequalification. Data Validation. Audits.
MCS is a standards organisation.
We create and maintain standards that allows for the certification of products, installers and their installations. Associated with these standards is the certification scheme, run on behalf of MCS by Certification Bodies who hold UKAS accreditation to ISO 17065.
MCS certifies low-carbon products and installations used to produce electricity and heat from renewable sources.
MCS is a mark of quality. Membership of MCS demonstrates adherence to these recognised industry standards; highlighting quality, competency and compliance.
NICEIC’s Green Deal Installer Scheme is a scheme that supports those installing energy efficiency measures and allows notication to building control of cavity wall insulation that has been installed.
NICEIC contractors undergo a rigorous assessment process, covering a representative sample of their work, their premises, documentation, equipment, and the competence of their key supervisory staff. They are then re-assessed on a regular basis to ensure continued compliance.
GHE are a member of NICEIC’s Competent Persons scheme for a number of measures.
RECC sets out high consumer protection standards for businesses who are selling or leasing renewable energy generation systems to domestic consumers. RECC is approved by Chartered Trading Standards Institute as part of the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme and is also a TrustMark Scheme Operator.