HOWARTH TIMBER LAUNCHES SCHEMES TO PROTECT AND BOOST ITS CUSTOMERS’ BUSINESSES
21 February 2013
Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has joined forces with Bondpay and Decision2day to provide its trade customers with a one-stop shop for protecting their business and improving their cash flow.
By joining Bondpay, tradespeople are not only providing their customers with the security of knowing that their job will be done to an agreed standard and programme, but also ensuring their own peace of mind in knowing that the funds are in place before they start work.
Before a tradesperson starts the work, the customer pays the full amount for the job into a shared Bondpay account, which is then released when the customer acknowledges that the work has been completed to a satisfactory standard. Bondpay will also act as an intermediary should any issues arise between the builder and their customer.
Tradespeople will also benefit from selecting Howarth Timber as their materials partner in the shape of £50 credit to their account, while linking material payments direct to their local Howarth Timber branch will eliminate the need for additional guarantees or references to be taken out.
Tradespeople will automatically be registered to Bondpay and receive a lifetime 20% discount on fees if they sign up to Decision2day. Decision2day is a UK-based, independent online directory that connects homeowners with joiners, decorators, roofers, builders, plumbers or any tradesperson of their choice quickly and easily.
Signing up to Decision2day through a Howarth Timber branch provides membership at less than half price for the tradesperson, giving them access to Decision2day’s online marketing opportunities and the ability to quote for any new business leads posted by homeowners.
For further information on both schemes please click here.
Picture caption, from left to right: Antony Green (decision2day), Samantha Green (decision2day), Neale Brewster (Howarth Timber) and Nick Egdell (Bondpay).