Edinburgh Trusted Trader scheme

Helping you find trusted, reliable and vetted local traders

Edinburgh Trusted Trader is a local business partnership scheme aims to

  • increase consumer confidence
  • help protect citizens from doorstep crime
  • promote good practice within local business.

Find an Edinburgh Trusted Trader or call 0131 513 9921.

Review a trader

Once your trader has completed their work for you, leave a review to help other customers.

Alternatively, complete a trader feedback form and drop it in to your local library or neighbourhood office.

Join Edinburgh Trusted Trader

Businesses from any service other than the food industry can apply online to join and the sign-up process is straight forward or call 0333 444 0195.

Find out how joining Edinburgh Trusted Trader will help your business

Scheme information

Edinburgh Trusted Trader is the only trader scheme in Edinburgh that is Council-backed, supported by Trading Standards and supported by Police Scotland. It gives traders

  • a higher profile and exposure across the city
  • the ability to showcase official reviews and feedback
  • a webpage on the "go to" list of Trading Standards vetted traders
  • use of the Edinburgh Trusted Trader logo on materials and vehicles.

The Trading Standards Trusted Trader scheme was started by Dundee City Council in 2005 and is now being used by many local authorities. The Edinburgh Trusted Trader Scheme launched in June 2015.

Some of our trusted traders have stated that the scheme is the largest source of their work requests.

The scheme administration is managed by Trusted Directory Services Ltd and supported by Edinburgh Trading Standards service.