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Award-winning Property Improvement specialists utilise UK-leading SafeContractor accreditation to demonstrate their commitment to compliance and COVID secure working

SafeContractor audit process helps Property Improvement Company of the Year (2020/21) tradePip! to attain Health & Safety excellence and build customer trust.

tradePip! are a Midlands-based mini trade merchant, with over 20 years’ experience in providing property improvement products and services. Working with traders, landlords and property developers, tradePip! utilise their SafeContractor membership to enhance their Health & Safety compliance. 

“tradePip! offer bespoke products and services to support a range of home improvement projects undertaken by our customers. We work on projects as principal contractor and project manager to ensure that we do deliver quality, efficiency and competitiveness to our clients.” commented Grant, Director at tradePip!.

“We joined SafeContractor to demonstrate to our customers that our risk management processes are up to date and compliant. The audit process helped us to enhance our understanding of Health & Safety requirements and the processes and procedures our business needs to have in place to keep our customers and employees safe while carrying out works. We have also developed five steps to working safer to ensure our company is COVID-19 secure, including detailed COVID-19 risk assessments and social distancing procedures.”

“Our SafeContractor membership gives us access to exclusive an TradePoint discount of 10% off purchases with no minimum spend. We anticipate that our frequent use of this benefit, along with the range of other discounts our SafeContractor membership gives us access to, will continue to build incremental value for our business.” continued Grant.

Alcumus SafeContractor, the UK’s leading health and safety accreditation, verifies an organisation’s health and safety compliance and connects contractors to leading organisations through an online portal. SafeContractor offers its members access to an exclusive Member Benefits package that could help contractors to save an average of £2,470 a year on their business running costs. Savings can be made on tool and plant hire, PPEtrade purchases, fuel and expert support switching business energy, insurance and connectivity.

Gemma Archibald, Managing Director of Alcumus SafeContractor, said: "No-one goes to work to get injured. Major organisations simply cannot afford to run the risk of employing contractors who are not able to prove that they have sound health and safety policies in place.

“SafeContractor plays a vital role in supporting our clients in meeting their compliance needs, whilst working with their contractors as they progress through the accreditation process.”

"We’re thrilled that tradePip! has achieved SafeContractor accreditation, demonstrating their ongoing commitment to delivering the highest standards of health and safety compliance. We wish them every success with their future and are proud to have them within our community of over 33,000 contractors.”