Partners – Gas Safe Register; CheckaTrade; Easy Handyman; APHC; NAPIT; CIPHE & Registered Competent Person Electrical Mark
Our partners are very important to us. Whether they are a trade body, industry directory or service provider, they are important in the support and growth of Maintracts.
Gas Safe Register
Gas Safe Register is the official gas registration body for the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey, appointed by the relevant Health and Safety Authority for each area. By law all gas engineers must be on the Gas Safe Register. The main focus of the Register is on improving and maintaining gas safety to the highest standards. They make sure all gas engineers on the Register, over 120,000, are qualified to work with gas.
We are proudly listed with CheckaTrade. Checkatrade runs strict background checks on tradespeople before they can become members. Once they join, members agree to have feedback from their customers put online for all to see. The background checks and public feedback ensure that only reliable and trusted tradespeople get work through Checkatrade.
Easy Handyman offer a vast range of services including painting and decorating, furniture assembly, carpentry, home repairs, building alterations, flooring and much much more. Operating since 1977, Easy Handyman provide high quality workmanship covering most handyman trades across London.
The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) is a not-for-profit trade body for the plumbing and heating industry in England and Wales. They have been around since 1925 and represent large companies working on commercial projects, to sole traders working in domestic properties. Being a member of APHC distinguishes professional businesses from the rogue traders.
NAPIT was formed in 1992 as the National Association for Professional Inspectors and Testers, with the aim of setting standards for industry. Since then NAPIT’s role has evolved and expanded to be one of the fastest growing Government Approved register holders for Part P Registered Domestic Electrical Installers (both full and defined scope) while continuing to serve the needs of those carrying out equipment testing and electrical installation and testing in commercial and industrial sectors.
Founded in 1906, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is the professional body for the UK plumbing and heating industry. The CIPHE has a membership of around 8,000 including approximately 200 manufacturers and distributors, which support its work as Industrial Associates.
Registered Competent Person Electrical Mark
All electrical enterprises listed and permitted to display the mark are registered to undertake work on domestic electrical installations under the Competent Person Scheme, introduced by the Government, to allow individuals and enterprises to self-certify that their work complies with the Building Regulations.
These electricians meet strict qualification requirements and their work is regularly assessed by their electrical Competent Person Scheme Operator to ensure their ongoing competence.