procedure of performing initial checks on a website
and checking its authenticity, cannot be automated
and must therefore be carried out by an operator.
We therefore require a fee to cover these costs.
Currently this fee is £15.00 and it is non
is currently set at £30.00 per annum.
Membership payments are due yearly in advance and
are refundable. See
in your membership is the Local Trader complaint
mediation service, which is optimised for taking an
unbiased view of a complaint filed by a consumer,
with the goal of finding a solution to restore
consumer confidence and retain the integrity of
this Certification Award Program, as well as
bringing about a situation which will increase the
credibility of the member to the consumer.
This service INCLUDES full complaint mediation,
unlike other sites which merely check that you have
seal on your site. Such seal programs are