The Federation of Small Businesses actively campaign on the many issues that matter to small businesses. They do this by supporting and representing businesses at a local and regional level within Scotland, across the United Kingdom and in Europe.
Buy with Confidence – Trading Standards
Members of the Buy with Confidence scheme have all been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure they operate in a legal, fair and honest way. This vetting process involves Trading Standards obtaining references from a number of existing and previous customers, and a criminal records disclosure check. Only after Trading Standards are satisfied that a business meets all the standards they set are they allowed to become members.
City & Guilds, National Proficiency Test Council accreditation. Michael is accredited and licensed to apply pesticides using a knapsack sprayer on land and water courses (PA1, PA6a & PA6aw). The use of pesticides shouldn’t be a first choice method of controlling weeds or invasive plant material. However, if pesticides are used by a business (i.e. other than personal use), it is essential (and a legal requirement) to have this accreditation in place.