Q: Can any business be an Accredited Business?
A: Only businesses of good record, with no unanswered or unresolved complaints, and who are properly licenced will be approved for accreditation by the Board of Directors, who rule on every applicant.
Q: What happens if an Accredited Business "goes wrong"?
A: The Accredited Business will be suspended by the management and immediately reported to the Board of Directors who review the facts and can expel the firm. Such expulsion becomes a reportable fact.
Q: What are the benefits of being a BBB Accredited Business?
A: The number one benefit for BBB Accreditation is increased consumer confidence in your business. Time and again, surveys have shown that most consumers prefer to do business with BBB Accredited Businesses.
Other benefits include free human resources consultations through HR Group Inc; numerous affordable advertising opportunities through the Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun, and BBB's monthy Examiner newsletter; and special discounts for collection services, employee benefits, home, auto & business insurance, and credit card fees, to name just a few.
Q: What is the cost of BBB Accreditaiton?
A: The cost of Accreditation varies depending on the size of the business as measured by the number of employees. For a quote on membership for your business, simply contact us at (403) 531-8784 or toll-free at 1(800) 221-6690.
Q: How do I apply for BBB Accreditation?
A: Fill out our application form online or simply call our hotline at (403) 531-8784 or toll-free at 1(800) 221-6690 and ask to speak to a Business Relations representative. He or she will send you out an application form or will help you to fill it out right over the phone. He/she will then explain the benefits of becoming a BBB Accredited Business to you and answer any questions you may have about accreditation. When you are ready to proceed, you application will be investigated by our Trade Practices Department and processed by BBB administration for approval by our Board of Directors.