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Dealing with Late Payments - DGCOS' Top Tips for Tradesmen

Dealing with Late Payments - DGCOS' Top Tips for Tradesmen

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Is there anything worse than finishing a job and not being paid on time? This is a serious problem in the industry and even worse for those who are self-employed. If employees at an organisation were paid days, weeks or even months late, there would be chaos. So why is it brushed off in the home improvement sector as normal? Tips to avoid late payment: Establish clear payment terms and deadlines b…
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Choosing the Right Conservatory Doors for Your Project

Choosing the Right Conservatory Doors for Your Project

French, bi-fold or sliding? When it comes to choosing the right doors for your conservatory it can be overwhelming, to say the least. You’ve chosen the style and size of your conservatory and discussed the cost, but you’re left indecisive about which doors will be the right design for your home and your budget. As with any major purchase it pays to do a little research before making your decis…

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And before you know it, that’s it for FIT!

And before you know it, that’s it for FIT!

Three days, three hundred exhibitors and one George Clarke later and it’s a wrap! Our team have enjoyed many hours of networking, seminars and being in a bubble of never-ending entertainment; but what did we really think of FIT? Although we would love to talk you through three of the biggest business days of the year, I’m sure you’re not here to read about the endless amount of content and c…

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George Clarke meets DGCOS Management

DGCOS, HICS & HIES unveil George Clarke as new brand ambassador

George Clarke joins consumer protection organisation DGCOS. Well-known celebrity architect and TV presenter George Clarke has been unveiled as a new consumer champion working with stalwart Nick Ross (ex-Watchdog and Crimewatch) for HIES, DGCOS and HICS consumer protection organisations, underlining the scheme’s commitment to quality and further increasing awareness of the valuable work they und…

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Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and what does DGCOS do to help consumers in double glazing?

When a homeowner signs a contract and pays their deposit, they’re entitled to expect a professional job, completed on time, and to a specification that was agreed in the contract. This is their home, and they have a right to want things done correctly. Most homeowners understand that things don’t always go to plan, which unfortunately results in a problem that they want to be resolved to their…

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