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Checkatrade members are saving time from finances and paperwork, thanks to Powered Now

No one enjoys spending hours preparing quotes and sifting through paperwork at the end of a long day. The good news is, it doesn't have to be that way. Our partners at Powered Now have created an app to make life easier, save you hours of admin time, and make your work so much more efficient. And Checkatrade members get a nice little discount on it.

There’s no denying, tradespeople are some of the hardest-working people out there. You’re not only quoting for new projects, but you’re grafting all day, perhaps managing a team, and then getting stuck into paperwork in the evening.

At Checkatrade, we get it. We understand what you’re up against, and we’ve partnered with some carefully selected brands to get you exclusive discounts and help ease your pain points.

Get your first year free with the Powered Now app using your Checkatrade membership

Powered Now is an affordable and easy-to-use app, designed specifically for tradespeople.

We’ve partnered with Powered Now to give Checkatrade members 1 year free access to the Powered Now app – saving them £180!

To benefit from this offer (and a range of other money-saving discounts on business essentials), simply click on the button below.

Saving you time and money on boring admin stuff

Checkatrade members get 1 year free off our partner's very useful app, Powered Now

Reasons to join

Why you can’t live without the Powered Now app

The Powered Now app allows you to run your business on the go, with so much functionality it’ll feel like you’ve got your own personal assistant, 24/7.

This is the one app that many tradespeople can’t live without. Helping them to make light work of paperwork and sales, job management and scheduling, field operations, and the overall customer experience.

The 1Trade app

If you need a simpler package, the 1Trade app might be all you need. FREE for Checkatrade members, the 1Trade app helps you to prepare invoices and quotes, track jobs, manage customers, and more.

The benefits of Powered Now

The Powered Now app includes free setup and ongoing UK-based support. You can access it from your phone, tablet, or home computer. It also works offline.

The Powered Now app will help to make your life easier, save you time, and super-charge your business efficiency:

  • Send quotes from your van before you’ve even left the customer’s driveway.
  • Easily prepare invoices on the go using fully branded templates.
  • Send SMS and fully tracked email, and receive alerts when paperwork is opened.
  • Send appointment confirmations and reminders, and keep customers updated with project progress.
  • Prepare job sheets and purchase orders, and log expenses.
  • Keep a log of key contacts, e.g. landlord and building site support.
  • Access digital certificates and forms, e.g. heating, plumbing, electrical, pest control, and more.
  • View and manage your calendar and team schedules.
  • Track your team’s activity, monitor time logs, and staff reporting.
  • Keep track of your projects and tasks.
  • Communicate efficiently with your team via the chat function.
  • Sync card payments with Sumup.
  • Submit VAT returns directly to HMRC.
  • Full XERO connection plus support for the CIS.
  • Flexible inbuild catalogue.
  • All your numbers in one handy place.

For 1 year free access to the Powered Now app, join Checkatrade today.

Saving you time and money on boring admin stuff

Checkatrade members get 1 year free off our partner's very useful app, Powered Now

Reasons to join

Checkatrade membership

You know about our directory as being the place for homeowners looking for skilled and trusted tradespeople like you.

But did you know a listing in our directory actually increases the likelihood of you getting work?

8 out of 10 people would choose a trade endorsed by Checkatrade compared to one that isn’t endorsed*

Homeowners trust our recognised tick. Rightly so, because tradespeople have to pass 12 rigorous checks to become an Approved Checkatrade member. Could you pass our checks?

Flexible membership to get you the work you want and when you need it

Checkatrade membership is tiered. So once you’ve passed our checks to become an Approved member, you can flex your membership up or down to suit the needs of your business.

  • Approved
  • Lite
  • Standard (the popular option)
  • Pro

If, for example, your diary is filling up and you don’t need as many leads next month, simply flex your membership down to where you need it to be.

  • Get more leads for your growing business
  • Build your reputation
  • Enjoy discounts and benefits from our carefully selected partners

How do I join?

We don’t just let anyone join Checkatrade – you have to pass our checks!

To join the #1 trade directory in the UK and enjoy these benefits and more, click on the button below to learn a little more about our memberships, then you can start on our checks.

Saving you time and money on boring admin stuff

Checkatrade members get 1 year free off our partner's very useful app, Powered Now

Reasons to join

*Claims are sourced from a survey conducted by Deep Blue Thinking on a nationally representative UK sample in November 2021.

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