Annual membership for £279 (+VAT)


Membership fee

As your Borough Council we are here to support businesses as well as protect residents, especially at a time when residents are more vulnerable than ever to criminals and scammers trying to cash in on people’s vulnerability.

The membership fee of £279 + Vat (£55.80) includes our vetting fee of £99 + Vat (£19.80) and is non-refundable, regardless of whether the application is successful or not.

Member benefits

Membership of Trading Standards Checked entitles you to a suite of benefits that adds value to your membership and your business.

  • Help to stop rogue traders Be a part of helping to stop rogue traders and criminals and assure your customers that your company is checked and vetted by Bromley Trading Standards.
  • Trading Standards paperwork Access to Trading Standards compliant paperwork from your account, giving you peace of mind that your business is protected from rogue consumers.
  • Online profile A dedicated business profile on the Trading Standards Checked website displaying your own business logo, accreditations and photo gallery.
  • Networking events Join our in-person networking events, for scheme details, feedback, Q&A sessions and more.
  • e-Learning Free eLearning with accreditation badges that are added to your business profile.
  • Podcast The Trading Standards Checked: Raising the Standard podcast covers issues such as Covid-19 best practice, consumer rights and vulnerable consumers.

Other benefits

Legal services at competitive rates

Invicta Law is able to offer legal advice and assistance at extremely competitive rates.

Advice in relation to company law, commercial contracts and undertakings including technology, construction, consultancy (including contract disputes), employment law advice for small business and advice on all types of commercial property law relating to offices and other business premises.

The work is carried out by experienced solicitors and legal staff. Invicta Law is fully regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under registration number 631355.

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20% discount on Trading Standards pay as you go business advice

Trading Standards professional advice and support will reduce risks to your business whilst allowing it to grow with confidence. Whether you want clarity on a specific issue or a solution to a complex problem, Trading Standards can provide the help you need.

20% discount will be applied when you pay.

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50% discount on KCC's Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) scheme

Alternative Dispute Resolution is available to customers who are unable to resolve a dispute with a trader. It helps to resolve disputes quickly and reduces the need for costly and time-consuming court proceedings. All members of Trading Standards Checked (TSC) agree to enter into ADR if the customer wishes to use it. Members of Trading Standards Checked can benefit from a 50% discount on KCC's accredited ADR scheme.

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