Deadline extended

BUSINESSES have until the end of January to sign up to Trusted Trader for free after Derbyshire County Council extended the deadline on its membership offer.

The usual joining fee of up to £54 has been waived until January 31.

Cllr Kevin Parkinson, cabinet member for regeneration, said: “We didn’t want any businesses to miss out which is why we’ve extended the offer for a further month.”

With more than 1,100 businesses listed, Trusted Trader is the biggest scheme of its kind in the country run by a council.

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