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All reliable tradespeople organisations

Buy with confidence is a website that allows you to find businesses which have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way.

Byker Community Trust is a Housing Association. They support their tenants with:

  • benefits advice, including Universal Credit and tax credits
  • events
  • access to employment support and training


Our reception is now accessible by appointments only – for housing related enquiries. Tenants can request telephone appointment / advice for any welfare benefit and housing related issues. Tenants can phone our customer service or send us an email. is a website that lists recommended, vetted and monitored trades and service providers.

They provide a list of verified tradespeople who have had their work histories, company details and Job Reports checked and verified, to help you to make a more informed choice about which Tradesperson to use.

Citizens Advice offers online information which includes advice and resources and tools.

Citizens Advice Northumberland provide free, confidential, impartial advice in the North East on a range of issues, including debt, fuel debt, welfare benefits, housing, employment, relationships, etc. It has offices throughout Northumberland.

The Electrical Competent Person website supported by the government provides an easy to use and single information point for people to find a registered,…

Information and guidance on safe shopping and keeping your home safe and how to find an electrician.

Foundations is the national body for home improvement agencies (HIAs) and handyperson services in England.

The Gas Safe Register provides a single information point for people to find a registered, competent boiler engineer in their area.