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A logo only goes so far

  • Posted Monday Jul 09, 2018
TrustMark would naturally advise all members of the public to look out for the TrustMark logo when selecting a tradesperson to carry out work on their home. This logo indicates the tradesperson has been thoroughly vetted and has had their work independently inspected by experts, ensuring they can deliver the level of competence and quality consumers should be able to rely on. The potential danger is that, while rare, there are businesses that claim to be TrustMark members (or to have other memberships and accreditations), which may not be the case.
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Why a positive review is not always enough...

  • Posted Wednesday Jun 27, 2018
At TrustMark we completely understand that a personal recommendation from a previously satisfied customer can be the best thing for a business. As such it is no surprise that websites allowing customers to provide reviews of work carried out by tradespeople in their homes have been tremendously popular with both businesses and consumers.
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2018 Energy Efficiency Awards

  • Posted Thursday Jun 14, 2018
The 2018 National Energy Efficiency Awards takes place in Birmingham in September. This annual event celebrates the excellent work done by the Energy Efficiency sector, encouraging best practice within the Energy Industry as it works towards improving the UK housing stock.
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Don't Miss A Trick - Be Scam Aware!

  • Posted Monday Jun 04, 2018
June is now upon us and with the summer comes Scam Awareness Month, 2018. This annual event is geared to boosting awareness, educating businesses and consumers alike about the everyday risks they are exposed to, with the aim of empowering them to better protect themselves.
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Take the sting out of GDPR with the ICO

  • Posted Tuesday May 22, 2018
Given the abundance of information, debate and advice that has proliferated the upcoming GDPR regulations, no one that uses the Internet can have escaped hearing about this issue in recent months. In spite (or perhaps because) of this information overload – while many people are clear that GDPR will affect them, exactly how may remain more of a mystery. The mass of information available may not be clear to the less technically-inclined, and some of it seems to be contradictory.

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