Rated People, the UK’s leading online marketplace connecting homeowners with tradespeople, has teamed up with finance broker, Creditplus. With homeowners posting over 1 million home improvement jobs through its platform every year, Rated People’s base of 50,000 tradespeople need reliable transport to reach and help homeowners across the country. Online finance broker, Creditplus, are providing a bespoke solution for tradespeople to get behind the wheel of their next van.
Founded in 2004, Creditplus has over 90 lending options, which are now available to Rated People members.
“We are proud to have partnered with Rated People to bring their tradespeople both an exclusive and competitive offering on Commercial Vehicles. With the ability to both source and finance vans across the country, we believe this partnership will be a valuable service to their network of over 50,000 tradespeople.”
Nina Middleton, Partnership Manager at Creditplus
Rated People uses smart technologies to make matches in as little as two minutes between homeowners and tradespeople who are available to take on the work. Since 2016, the company has developed its offering to include member benefits, enabling tradespeople to continue benefiting from membership in busy periods where their work diaries are close to full. New additions include a £50 Amazon voucher after the purchase of a van through Creditplus.
“At Rated People, we’re always looking to find the next useful discount and reward for tradespeople. We’re committed to helping them run successful businesses and that includes helping cut the cost of business expenses. Creditplus have designed a great product. Their broad range of finance options and convenient delivery service makes it nice and easy for tradespeople to arrange reliable transport.”
Alfie Bektas, Performance Marketing Manager at Rated People
Blake Hawksworth | Public Relations
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In 2004, Shaun Armstrong had a blue-chip career in automotive and tech but saw an opportunity to disrupt the used car finance market. Some might say the rest is history, but over the last 15 years we’ve become a leading FCA-regulated fintech – with trusted partners such as Confused.com and MoneySupermarket – providing customers over 90 lending options and a straightforward online journey.
In 2018, Shaun welcomed Paul Nash as a joint-investor, after a thirty-year career in finance, most recently as Global Head of Asset Finance at PwC. Together they continue to lead a 100-strong team who are trusted by thousands of customers each year to Find, Fund and Deliver vehicles.
About Rated People
Rated People is the UK’s leading online marketplace connecting homeowners with over 50,000 local tradespeople nationwide.
The UK home improvement industry is worth £54 billion a year and Rated People is at the forefront of the digital transformation of this industry. Rated People provides homeowners with a cost-effective way to source reliable tradespeople and offers tradespeople a highly effective marketing channel to build their business and reputation.
Over 1 million home improvement jobs are posted through the Rated People platform every year, with a job value of over £2.5 billion in its market. Over time, Rated People has accumulated more than 1 million closed-loop, community ratings of its tradespeople members. These ratings provide homeowners with a priceless source of genuine consumer reviews.
Rated People’s marketplace spans the whole of the UK and covers all major trade types, including building, roofing, plumbing, electrical, joinery, painting and decorating and gardening work.
For homeowners, Rated People is a free service. Trade customers pay a subscription fee, along with transactional revenue.