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Eliminating rogue trades

Over the past year, 6.7 million UK adults have been impacted by a rogue trade

Checkatrade is on a mission to stamp out these cowboys for good, and has been doing so since 1998. Read on for news about how Checkatrade is getting rid of the rogues, plus key cowboy watch outs and what to do if you’re affected.

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How to make a complaint

What should you do if you need to report a tradesperson?

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Trade demand booms while supply chains suffer

There’s a high demand for tradespeople at the moment, which is a double-edged sword for our members.

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How to find a good tradesperson

The majority of tradespeople are hard-working, reliable and will do a good job, but we’ve all heard of the cowboy horror stories.

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Could you spot a rogue trade?

Are you one of the 1 in 5 people who would consider chancing it with an unverified trade? Beware! It’s not as easy as you might think to spot the cowboys from the good guys.

Rogue traders can leave homeowners out of pocket and, in many cases, in a worse position than when they started. Our real-life stories show just how easy it is to be caught out