We often get questions from consumers who are asking about the legitimacy of a certain business. There can be a wide variety of choices in any sector and sometimes it can be hard to know which business to frequent. We know that there are many legitimate businesses out there who are committed to raising the bar in their industry and we want to help you make an informed purchasing decision.

To help you, we’ve put together our top 5 tips on choosing a business. Here they are:

  1. Read reviews.
  2. Check for complaint handling options.
  3. Watch for third-party.
  4. Look for genuine requests for customer feedback.
  5. Ask around.

You can also find a list of the licensed businesses from the industries that we regulate on this page on our website.