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What do I get?

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Your details will be included in our online Member Register.

Member Register

- The only directory of qualified gardeners in the UK.
- Fair lead generation - visitors are encouraged to use their nearest gardener via a postcode/grid reference algorithm.
- No commission charges or extra fees for any work enquiries you receive.
- Filters make it possible for you to target specific kinds of maintenance work.

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TGG Professional Recognition and Promotion

Membership of our trade network helps both the public and trade suppliers identify you as a professional contractor.

Member List

In addition to the Member Register, your name and business name are added to our national Member List. This is a search engine friendly list of qualified gardeners by city.

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Vehicle Sticker

A high quality member logo vehicle sticker (175mm x 185mm). The member logo is displayed and promoted by qualified gardeners nationwide.

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Member Logo

Download the member logo to use on your website, stationary and marketing promotions.

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Trade recognition

Membership clearly identifies you as a member of the trade who should be eligible for any trade discounts offered by suppliers. They can use the Member Register to find you.

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Perennial Charity

Perennial is your trade charity. Professional gardeners are eligible for free advice, support and, in some circumstances, financial assistance. Membership can quickly prove your trade status to access this fantastic service.

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TGG Legal Advice Line

Dedicated business advice line giving you free advice from legal experts.

Commercial law advice

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Health and Safety advice

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HR / Employee advice

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Tax advice

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VAT advice

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TGG Document Templates

Hundreds of free document templates.

Includes compliance check sheets, risk assessments, employee/employer templates etc. from our legal partners.

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Maintenance Contract / Terms of Business template created by our own solicitors. Plus 50 other document templates developed by us specifically for professional gardeners.

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TGG Legislation Updates

We receive updates direct from Government and our legal partners.

Our monthly e-newsletter keeps you up-to-date on changes in legislation and other news relevant to your business.

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TGG Members' Area

24/7 online access to information about member services.

Members Forum

Our member forum is private and can only be accessed by qualified gardeners like you. It is a business forum with over 3000 discussions for advice, support, tool recommendations and much more....all from other qualified professionals (and away from public view). Now includes business development articles for a Consultancy service and our New Starter Guide for those just starting out.

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Member Surveys and Polls

Our anonymous member census helps to identify business performance trends among qualified gardeners. Members find this information useful when writing a business plan or when applying for a grant. Also regular topical Quick Polls. Questions such as - do you service your own tools?

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Selected CPD Events Directory

A directory of industry events that are likely to be of interest to professional gardeners as part of their continual professional development (CPD). These include professional courses, talks, demonstrations, training, garden shows, exhibitions, open days and garden tours. All such events are opportunities for members to meet up. Some events are free but most are externally managed, have limited spaces and charge attendance fees.

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TGG Special Discounts

Special Discounts for TGG members that are not usually available to the general trade.

Business Insurance

Up to 15% off the premium per policy/per year and NO admin fees via specialist insurers Trust Insurance. Includes all commercial insurance; van insurance, public liability and employers liability insurance. Trust Insurance are also recommended by the Forestry Contractors Association (FCA). £5 million of Public Liability Protection from as little as £58.80 a year.*

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Accounting Software

20% discount on FreeAgent award-winning online bookkeeping and accounting system specifically designed to meet the needs of small businesses. UPDATE: Trial offer! 20% OFF accounting software + 1 Month free + 6 months half price!

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Healthcare Insurance

Gain access to exclusive HMCA Healthcare plans. These plans are only available to members of affinity groups. Health plans include: income protection, life insurance, personal accident cover, private healthcare, dental plan, travel insurance and a hospital cash plan. We are also connected to a national firm of independent advisers should you need more complex financial planning i.e. pensions, mortgages etc.

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Gardening Tools and Supplies

Special trade rates from Tudor Environmental - The UK's one stop shop for professional garden maintenance supplies. Huge range, quality products, free delivery and special price rates for TGG members.

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TGG Shop

The option to buy additional services should you need them.

- Buy DBS/CRB checks, right to work checks, employee driving license checks etc. via our legal partners.
- Buy practical vehicle stickers developed by TGG for our members only.

TGG stickers

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* Accurate as of 22/01/2018. Excludes tree surgery.