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Choosing a Builder 6- Setup and Accreditation

This post is part of a series of 6 listing 30 checks to consider when selecting a building contractor.  Contractors are not regulated in any meaningful way, despite the creation of an official register in recent years. Their skills and competences vary widely. There are several points when they may be required to produce official documents, such as when you need their help to make applications for state grant assistance. However it’s possible for builders to operate for many years without ever being required to have proof of insurance or tax clearance. When working with very small scale contractors, you may experience some difficulty obtaining the following.  Consider what level...