A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT OUR CHOSEN TRADE ASSOCIATIONS…

TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

Apart from building up your experience, expanding your knowledge and nurturing your reputation, it is also good to have membership of good trade associations that verify the fact that you have put the effort in to be trustworthy and specialist in what you do which are great benefits for your customer when dealing with you.  This helps build trusting relationships as your customer feels secure that the business they are calling upon meets certain important criteria regarding reliability, skill and safety.  If anything should go seriously wrong for the customer, they can seek advice from the Association.  Likewise the business has experts it can turn to on a variety of topics so that their liaison with their customer can be professional and knowledgeable.  So there are benefits all round…

THE GUILD OF LEATHER CREAFTSMEN

As we restore and repair leather we signed up to be gold elite members of the THE GUILD OF LEATHER CRAFTSMEN.  This is a new guild and we are so pleased that it is absolutely specific to our trade which up until now only been recognised at a distance by Craftsmen Guilds or the leather industry itself.  See more about us at https://www.guildofleathercraftsmen.co.uk/browse-a-z-of-leather-services/car-leather-repair-and-restoration-services/nottinghamshire-car-leather-repair-services

NCCA (NATIONAL CARPET CLEAN ASSOCIATION)

As we stain remove and clean carpets and upholstery we became members of the NCCA.  This association has been going for a number of years and as a trade, is recognised by the government’s Trust Mark scheme.  We have trained with them and frequently attend top up training, ensuring our skills are up to date and that we are also up to date with the different fabrics that are now furnishings customer’s home, businesses and vehicles.  Again, a great organisation for knowledge and advice.  We are listed on their TRUSTED LOCAL CLEANERS directory, take a look at https://trustedlocalcleaners.co.uk/listing/interior-revival-company-ltd/

FSB (Federation of Small Businesses)

  FSB MEMBERSHIP CARD

Through seem ably a minor organisation when it comes to trade it has a powerful campaigning arm on behalf the business world and has a long list of services and help for a lot of the admin side of running a business.  A place to air your concerns, network and seek financial and legal advice. Being a member of this organisation keeps us up to date and professional across a range of aspects in the business.  Being in this position means again that your customer’s can be confident in you.  See https://www.fsb.org.uk

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