Best traders to be recognised by Which? Awards 2015

The very best businesses endorsed by the Which? Trusted Traders service have been shortlisted for a brand new Which? Award.

For almost sixty years Which? has been helping consumers to make the best choices. Which? Trusted Traders builds on our history by giving people confidence when choosing a trader.

Businesses that pass our rigorous independent assessment stand out from the crowd. Six in ten (64%) consumers say a Which? Award could positively influence their decision when choosing a product or service.

The Which? Trusted Trader of the Year 2015 Award, highlights traders endorsed by the Which? Trusted Traders scheme who’ve worked hard to focus their businesses on what consumers want and have delivered consistently high standards of customer service.

The Which? Trusted Trader of the Year 2015 Award shortlist reflects the wide range of trades endorsed by the service:

•  Day and Knight – Bedroom Design and fitting – a long standing member of the Which? Trusted Traders scheme that has attracted some excellent and detailed customer reviews, scoring 5 out of 5 in all categories. Day and Knight clearly pride themselves on providing great customer service and manage to do so without customers feeling pressured into buying.

•  Electricians in Reading – have been members of the Which? Trusted Traders scheme for over a year. They achieve consistently very good reviews across all categories with customers leaving comments like “He gave sound advice – even at the expense of losing work because he was honest about what actually needed doing. Really nice guy, really good job”.

•  James Regan Construction Ltd – a long standing member of the Which? Trusted Traders scheme, that has consistently impressed achieving 5 out of 5 scores across all categories. In one customer review, they were described as “knowing their stuff” by the customers brother, who is an experienced builder, high praise indeed.

•  South London Heating – have been a member of the Which? Trusted Traders scheme for over a year and are also one of the winners of the Face of Which? Trusted Traders competition. They have achieved some very good customer reviews being rated 5 out of 5 in all categories, with one customer saying “The team turned up at 8am and were polite, friendly and careful throughout – my place was left cleaner than when they arrived!”

Stephen McCluskey, Managing Director at Which? Trusted Traders said: 

“Traders that take pride in their work and deliver consistently high standards of customer service are not only good for consumers, they are setting the benchmark for their profession.

“I’m pleased to announce today’s shortlist for this new award, as it recognises those who exemplify the best of what the Which? Trusted Traders service has to offer. Now in its ninth year, the Which? Awards continue to reward and celebrate the businesses that put customers at the heart of what they do.”

Which? Trusted Traders  is a free-to-use service for consumers, to help them find local, endorsed traders they can rely on. All traders have to pass a rigorous assessment process, including face to face interviews and financial checks, before receiving their Which? Trusted Trader endorsement.

The ceremony on 17 June will celebrate achievements and reward the best of the best.

Consumers can go online to access the database of endorsed traders by visiting