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11th November 2019

QA Scheme Support Services (QASSS), who provide bespoke business support for the home improvement industry, has launched its new website to better reflect its services and ethos. Building on its heritage as a leading consumer protection organisation across glazing, building, […]

7th November 2019

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a service that is used to resolve disputes between consumers and tradesmen, preventing the need to go to court. When undertaking a home improvement project, the last thing an installer and homeowner wants to think […]

29th October 2019

QA Scheme Support Services (QASSS), who provide bespoke business support and consumer protection in the home improvement sector, is delighted to announce two new partnerships that will bring additional assistance to their members and consumers. QASSS welcomes a new agreement […]

28th October 2019

Switch Energy has joined The Home Insulation and Energy Systems Quality Assured Contractors Scheme (HIES), a scheme operated by QASSS, as an Affiliate Partner. Switch Energy, who recently launched in September 2019, provides access to high revenue solar and energy […]

28th October 2019

Despite Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) being an important consideration when undertaking a home improvement project, many people have never heard of it or misunderstand how it can help. That’s why there are plenty of myths surrounding ADR. But don’t panic, […]

3rd October 2019

QA Scheme Support Services (QASSS) who operate home improvement consumer protection schemes (HIES, HICS and DGCOS) are pleased to accept and welcome Propensio Finance, as a new Affiliate Partner. Propensio Finance specialise in providing fast, flexible, non-prime lending to the home improvement market, widening […]

6th August 2019

HICS Consumer Protection Scheme, a scheme operated by QASSS, have accepted Greentherm Solutions onto their Affiliate Partner Scheme as the UK’s first Icynene spray-foam technology distributor. Greentherm Solutions specialise in spray applied insulation, using Icynene high-performance spray-foam technology, a system […]

28th July 2019

Although Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is not always compulsory when resolving a dispute in the home improvement sector, there remain some important obligations for those who do and do not, provide ADR. Despite the current lack of legal obligation, many […]

17th July 2019

HIES Consumer Code, a scheme operated by QASSS, have accepted ASHP Asset Management (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynamis Associates) as their first-ever ‘Investor Affiliate Partner’. Gaining HIES Consumer Code accreditation was the penultimate step for ASHP Asset Management in completing […]

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