Number reviews: 92
Overal rating: 2
Review for Rated People by Bristol Contractors LTD30th August 2023
Rip off company please be aware of it. they charge you to become like a trade person and than you buy dead leads.
If you don't want lose your money, please go away from them
Review for Rated People by MNPS22nd July 2023
Absolute rip off of a firm that use and abuse trades men pay on average around £100 per lead, bought 4 managed to speak to one person which was just a dreamer. No chance of getting a penny back no humans work here, complete con, disgusting
Review for Rated People by n1 refurbishments3rd November 2022
This is the worst platform to use if you have a business, not only is the customer service absolutely useless, but you also simply cannot get through to them no matter how serious the issue is. They advertise jobs who have already been taken which means you end up spending money on a lead for no reason. WHAT A WASTE OF A PLATFORM! scamming people for their money when they just want to work.
Review for Rated People by Change for better29th October 2022
The worst company I have ever meet. Stay away. There is plenty of other choices. They just stilling money from the people who want to do some work.
Review for Rated People by NieuHeating24th January 2022
Applied for 10 jobs 25-40£ each and got nothing in return end ends and time wasters
12 month contract 42£ per month can't cancel was asked to pay 360£ to get out
They offer a way for you to dispute the jobs to get credit back and worst of all the credit expires month end and you loose it all
Can only contact over email
Review for Rated People by Eastside Electrical Services20th June 2021
I still have a rated People account so this review is from a current customer. Customer services is poor everything has to be done by email from the app which is infuriating. Unless you complain your account credit does not roll over so its a use it or lose it which isn't advertised. I do not think they put enough in to raising their profile compared to other companies on the market.
Review for Rated People by London Renew and Refurb ltd22nd February 2021
What a waste of money can they really be serious in this day and age charging for leads that 90% of the time are a complete waste of money, leads that you buy always seem to end a dead end lead ,NOT FOR IM AFRAID
Review for Rated People by B. Burnside property maintenance7th February 2021
Stay well away. Not worth the paper the contract is written on. Having to buy the right to even quote for a job (and even after paying there is no guarantee) you would then obviously have to add this to your quote. I was a member for around a year. Paid out £4/500 for the right to just look at jobs. Only won 1 contract from this (worth a measly £150). To get your ratings up enough to make this worthwhile you would be working at a big loss for quite some time
Review for Rated People by SPJ Plumbing & Heating19th January 2021
My low score only reflects the last few years with them.
I started with them in around 2012 and the first 12 months they was brilliant in my opinion.
But in 2013 I was messed about with being able to sort issues with leads in the fact it was supposed to be for sole traders to get more leads instead of spending loads on advertising.
So I won’t be using them ever again
Review for Rated People by GD Barker General Builder4th December 2020
Have used rated people for a while now and found it a great way to get work and what ever you pay you get back in credit to buy your job leads also you get member benefits and discount s
Review for Rated People by Westhill Boiler Services5th October 2020
Like most self employed trades, I used this platform to build my business.
I picked and chose which jobs to bid on, meaning that I rarely missed out on work.
Having to pay for work is not ideal, but if your smart, this type of can work for you.
Review for Rated People by Ian Tate1st October 2020
Used Rated People when I first started out. Over 10 years ago. The price you paid per job at the time was fixed. So it was woeth doing. Now it's down to how much the customers budget is. Which makes the cost of getting and not even winning quite high. I don't use them any more because I don't need to.
Review for Rated People by abk electrical27th September 2020
Went on Rated people when they had a promotion, the concept is appealing but more often than not your blowing money on leads that have either already gone or time waters. Spent the free credits then dropped it rapidly.
Review for Rated People by A.O.S Heating and Gas Services Ltd24th September 2020
Spent a year on rated people found it very difficult to win leads as by the time I received the notification the lead had already been snapped up the prices for the leads are to high especially if the customer has no idea what it will cost
Review for Rated People by Skillz Builders24th September 2020
been on rated for a number of years, I use it to fill in occasional gaps. The prices now are very high but I have good ratings and tend to get the jobs I go for. These people usually become lifelong customers so although the initial outlay seems high I do ok out of it. like most I have bought leads and wasted my time on people that are not serious about getting the work done. I’ve even turned up to find they don’t own the house and you’ve actually turned up to meet them and the estate agent to basically give them a free mini survey of a house they might buy
It’s incredibly difficult to get a refund . But I spend nothing else at all on advertising so I have a figure I can spend and take the rough with the smooth.
Review for Rated People by Jay Plumbing & Heating10th June 2020
When it first came out i used it for many leads that converted to jobs, and still deal with some of those customers directly. Now however I still see the jobs come up on the app, but the lead referral prices are too high in regard to the jobs, and some company always buys the first lead automatically i presume as soon as its released, so they are either very very busy, or very very skint!
Review for Rated People by Tony's Painting and Decorating Services17th December 2019
Very poor service should be Investigated by the fruid squad refund process stinks not sure if some of the leads are genuine and some customers are fucking time wasters this company needs educating on helping trades not punishing then
Review for Rated People by A J Redgate Carpentry30th August 2019
Extremely expensive to use and you have to buy the lead before contacting the customer so sometimes the customer won’t even respond and you have already paid out. The monthly subscription is very high as well. Customers on there have unrealistic low budgets for work. Shame as it could be s good site to use.
Review for Rated People by A Royal Flush Plumbing4th August 2019
got offered a trial after they initially said they were in dire need of plumbers in my area. typical sales pitch they were loaded with people for the area and the few jobs were expensive to go for and the 9/10 customers were just out for time wasting or fake jobs. avoid them totally not worth the fees they want to charge and the jobs are not worth the time bidding for
Review for Rated People by GES Electrical28th June 2019
Every lead I have ever received has been very poor. Unless you are immediately available and the cheapest, i doubt anyone would get any work from these.
Review for Rated People by Lancashire Gas and Heating Limited22nd May 2019
Total waste of a years money. Constantly getting No answer and refunds. Tried and failed many times to get my money back but talking to a brick wall. Managers didn't have the courage to speak to me.
Review for Rated People by AJD Construction18th May 2019
Only good for picking up a random time filling job. So many time wasters in there and most people can’t even spell or put a half decent description of the required work
Review for Rated People by Aurora Building and Maintenance4th April 2019
Very expensive and as the customers choose their own price for the job the price you pay wildly varies although slightly better than that my builder that’s why I’ve given it to start with value for money stay well clear
Review for Rated People by TJ painting and decorating29th March 2019
Giving them one star is way too much, steer well clear they are a rip off!!! Very poor company, Shocking leads
Review for Rated People by The lock monkey25th March 2019
The leads are expensive.quite often it’s just customers thinking about getting work done and fishing for quotes .
A couple of the leads couldn’t even get a response from rated people couldn’t have cared less
Review for Rated People by Udell Electrical Services12th March 2019
Rated people on the surface looks like a high quality secure platform for the general public to use but like others have said that for the trades person it’s a total waste of money. Paying £10.00 for a lead for a £50.00 job which there is no guaranteed that you will get the work
Review for Rated People by RJ Electricians Ltd8th March 2019
Total waste of money. They are over priced on there leads how can I pay £8-12 for a £50 lead by the time I’ve paid my Materials, fuel, VAT, tax etc I may as well just give my money away
Review for Rated People by Task Legends19th February 2019
Product quality: It's good for what it is, some jobs can turn into good ones, some not so good, the product range is impressive though and their app
Review for Rated People by Energize Maintenance Ltd15th February 2019
Seems to be full of people who just want to know what their dreams will cost. Never mind the fact that we have to pay for the lead. They get quotes for nothing so it’s no bother to them
Review for Rated People by I.S.G Painter & Decorator7th February 2019
When I first started out I used rated people to help get me going. I did get some alright jobs from it but generally found it was people wanting things done for nothing and not much flexibility on start dates. Fine if your sat at home with no work and don't mind working for peanuts.
Review for Rated People by Doyennes painters21st January 2019
Rated people are thieves. Trades people beware. They take your money and refuse refunds. The leads are fake! Dont bother. You will never see your money again, much better companies to work with out there.
Review for Rated People by Vital Plumbers Ltd1st December 2018
100% waste of my time - kept calling me to set up a free trial so I gave in and said sure set me up got £100 credit given to me - set myself up on the app and a few leads come in but at £10 a lead for a job that I would charge around £60 I didn’t even bother with them - so I waited and then 2 boiler jobs come at about £30 each so I went for them with the free credit- didn’t even get to talk to the customers one gave the wrong number and the other was a tenant that just wanted a quote to pass on to her landlord, waste of time and effort , why would people pay for leads like that!!!!
Review for Rated People by Thoroughbuild UK Services Ltd27th November 2018
We were with Rated People for a long time. Eventually it was not worth our while to carry on using this site as it was too pricey for the return. Felt like there were fake job posts and disputes are not dealt with. Will not be using again.
Review for Rated People by Premier Power Ltd25th September 2018
Everybody wants work doing for next to nothing
Review for Rated People by Kingston Gas Services Ltd14th July 2018
Poor customer service, Poor leads, mainly time wasters wanting things doing for nothing or trying to find out how you would do the job so they could do it, STAY CLEAR
Review for Rated People by LH ELECTRICAL14th July 2018
Just felt ripped off with the prices of unrealistic leads and when explaining this to a Rated People rep got told “yeah we are expensive and that’s that” that was my last dealing with them over 3 years ago as found much better marketing tools since.
Review for Rated People by Gasrite1st July 2018
Used to use Rated People but soon found out that the leads weren't realistic or properly vetted. Spent a lot of time and money on this service without any realistic return
Review for Rated People by Crown Roof Care Ltd31st May 2018
They generate a hell of a lot of leads, but they are not realistic at all. The consumer is led to believe that they can dictate price to a tradesman, This is not the way forward.
Review for Rated People by Ultimate Plumbing and Heating Services12th May 2018
This product is a race to the bottom expensive for no guarantees and no backup for the trades .I would not recommend this site to anyone
Review for Rated People by Alltime Plumbing & Heating1st March 2018
steer clear in my experience. pay for leads and customers rarely answer or get back in touch.
also dont think they check trades credentials
Review for Rated People by Darren Spencer Electrical20th February 2018
Very poor lead generated site , i can’t remember ever getting s successful lead, so never bothered again, stay away it’s not worth it. They are just after your money.
Review for Rated People by Youngs Gardening Services20th February 2018
Rated people, I’m on this sometimes the leads can be really good and worth it. But you do need to be careful if you reject a lead and it’s a low price sometimes the lead can be templates and cost you double to buy so bit of a catch 22. Other than that good app and ideal to fill in work
Review for Rated People by CLIFF Electrical14th February 2018
From my experience the leads are exspensive and overpriced and often lead to nothing you can spend a lot of time quoting for these leads and a lot of the clients are after the lowest price possible not quality of workmanship it’s a bit of a race to the bottom.
Review for Rated People by Home Heating UK26th January 2018
Leads are to expensive and are not exclusive, if a lead on Rated People is £10 it will be £3 on my builder
So up to 10 People could pay for lead
Review for Rated People by Browns Plumbing & Heating21st December 2017
I have taken a looking into rated people in the past. The leads provided are generally priced unreasonably low. Possibly down to the expectations of the customer, however beating in mind we have to pay for the lead, not secured work, perhaps they should be doing something to make these more realistic for the work required.
Review for Rated People by Heat Eco20th December 2017
Another company just out there to try and make money. Rope you in to a 12 month contract then took the money out my account 4 days in a row then wondered why I went to the bank to stop them taking funds. Now to dept colector then court don’t trust them.
Review for Rated People by Tom Crabbe Electrical13th December 2017
seems like a massive waste of time, I'm sure some of the so called leads are faked then when you try to contact for your money back it wastes more time than the jobs worth
Review for Rated People by Supreme Window Cleaning Services10th December 2017
I use this to fill diary for quiet periods, Easy enough to use, Although struggle to get them to add extra categories, They are not giving homeowners realistic price ranges, I use Bark too and they give clients a price range so they are aware, instead of asking homeowners to choose a budget that is NOT realistic with industry standard prices, Ive found customer services very helpful, but only up to when trying to put a claim in for an invalid enquiry, Thats when they become very difficult to deal with.
Review for Rated People by APJ Lawson Gas Services1st December 2017
Used these as gap fillers when starting out. Customers rarely responded to calls or emails. Meaning a total loss to myself. Reported this to Customer service to be told nothing they could do it, some you win, some you lose. Not worth the hassle. Spend the monthly fee on marketing.
Review for Rated People by Masterheat Boiler Installations28th November 2017
I used these as a customer when needing other trades to assist in property refurbs. Found useful for finding motivated available trades persons but just have to be careful on who you select...
Review for Rated People by AJW Heating Solutions17th November 2017
I’ve used rated for abit have found the lead prices have increased so a landlord wanting to get Gas certification doesn’t want to pay to much so when the lead as I’ve seen about £24 where can anybody make money also I’ve had leads fail as cust having job done so advised about to get refund on the lead and refused as I didn’t take at the monthly subscription
Review for Rated People by Prenton Plumbing Service Ltd14th November 2017
I used rated people when I first relocate back up north , it served a purpose until I was established , I can say what it is like now but it worked ok for me , for what I needed
Review for Rated People by Priority Property Care12th October 2017
Just started with these guys and they are good as long as you keep on top of the contact with customer
Review for Rated People by CalHeat11th October 2017
Found that i didn't win one job I went for as people were going in so cheap it made it impossible to compete
Review for Rated People by Newport Electrical Services10th October 2017
Used rated people when work was slow during take off the staff were freindly and leads were strong and value for money was there once I signed up for a subscription.
Review for Rated People by D. Barrett Decorating10th October 2017
Similar to my builder, most the leads you pay for and don't get or compete with Billy Bob and his £50 a day rate.
Review for Rated People by LMD Gas Engineering15th September 2017
Used for a few months, alot of chancers on there testing the water and fishing. Has improved as if you cant contact the customer you can appeal to get your money back
Review for Rated People by Stuart Roberts Limited17th August 2017
Absolutely terrible, race to the bottom. All these lead selling sites are the same, worst possible customers. Just want the cheapest option. Avoid!
Review for Rated People by DCS Plumbing & Heating14th August 2017
Absolutely dire, was a member some years ago, potential customers have little or no idea of reasonable costs for their projects, lead prices are a joke ; it's bottom of the barrel, avoid.
Review for Rated People by ACR Plumbing & Heating8th August 2017
Customers seem to have unrealistic ideas of prices and some don't even allow you to quote. You should Be able to claim your lead back but this isn't always the case. Poor customer service for tradesmen
Review for Rated People by Bright Home Improvements18th July 2017
This is a complete waste of money, if your letting the customer price up a job then what chance do you have of earning a fair wage as every customer on there feels your prices are to high, this site is good if you like wasting hard earned money
Review for Rated People by Gilmour Gas Services8th July 2017
Company I used to work for used Rated People for a while. Found it to be a complete waste of money and prices paid for leads to be unrealistic based on customers expectations of what jobs should cost
Review for Rated People by JR Williams Plumbing Services4th July 2017
I use rated people when I first started on my own. Lead prices have got a bit pricey but I left them because they don't seem to vet their tradesman leaving you to compete against a much cheaper cowboy.
Rated people is not for the professional in my opinion
Review for Rated People by Elements Heating Installations2nd July 2017
This is good for filling gaps but is so expensive. If the lead is a blow out they don't like refunding. Very frustrating dealing with them. I would also like to know who else has bought the lead for even playing field.
Review for Rated People by Carters Plumbing & Heating (SW) Ltd12th June 2017
Ive used rated people for a while but find the lead prices way too high . Also it is impossible to get hold of them on the phone which is frustrating. 1 star from me
Review for Rated People by CS electrics11th June 2017
Been with rated people for a few year. Use them now and again but I've noticed when I notifications now. They have been bought and always say 2nd to buy ?????
Review for Rated People by Colshaws11th June 2017
Was with rated people for a few years but lead prices were getting way to expensive and found customer services to be poor
Review for Rated People by LS Plumbing & Heating11th June 2017
Why would we as professional trades people pay to have customers details. It should be the other way around we are SKILLED PEOPLE. Their prices are way too high & have to pay a monthly membership fee.
Review for Rated People by J.Rudd General Building3rd June 2017
Got offered a sign up incentive last year.
Took the offer as a gap filler for work and have done fairly well out of it. Only lost 1 out of about 6 purchased and the rest have led to further work, some large domestic jobs aswell.
Review for Rated People by Alex Walker Plumbing and Building17th May 2017
Find it very helpful for filling up little gaps and great for if you are just starting a business. People have problems paying for leads but that small amount can often open up to more work in the future and good recomendations.
Review for Rated People by CJ plumbing9th May 2017
Havnt used said company for any work as I've seen no good reports about it andnquite frankly has put me off completely
Review for Rated People by N B Carpentry Ltd9th May 2017
Sorry but not impressed with this service. Why would I want to bid for work, it's madness, complete waste of time and money.
Review for Rated People by TPS Heating6th May 2017
Shocking shocking shocking
Every lead I got was a total waste of time and well over priced. Claim they refund bad leads but far from it
Review for Rated People by S.Whitham Plastering & Rendering2nd May 2017
If I could give a minus review I would. Absolutely ridiculous budgets from homeowners on here since when did customers start telling tradesmen how much a job should cost.
Review for Rated People by Sunrise Plumbing & Heating20th April 2017
Constantly used to phone up giving it the hard sell, in the end just blocked there number. May work for some but from how it was explained poor business model, expensive and the constant call and hard sell done my head in
Review for Rated People by Consider it Done Electrical Services14th April 2017
This company is generally designed for them to make pots of money of of hard working trades. With little effort from them. Selling leads to three tradesman, having three bites at the cherry. The last two buying the lead are wasting their time in my experience.
Review for Rated People by J.C.O Plumbing and Gas13th April 2017
I don't like anything about the business. They constantly pester you, you pay a monthly fee and then have to pay for leads and contact the customer yourself which to me seems backwards
Review for Rated People by PARAGAS24th March 2017
Terrible outfit. Customer service literally harass you to sign up. Too expensive for leads. My Builder is a
Much better option.
Review for Rated People by Electrogas Solutions Ltd16th January 2017
The leads are about 5 % good. waste of time and money
Review for Rated People by Dps plumbing and heating8th December 2016
Absolute rubbish site. Only used it when it first came out with 5free leads I was given. All were a total waste of time. Customers didn't have a clue what they really wanted or the jobs were people wanting it doing for nothing
They now charge you silly extortionate price for lead or if your a paying annual member the lead price reduces significantly In their eyes. Wouldn't waste your time paying it.
Build your own customer base by doing good honest quality work at a fair price and then you don't need to pay these fools as your customers will come back in future and recommend you.
I asked to be totally removed from it years ago and that was hard work too. And still receive crap emails saying they have loads of work available.
Your not needed thanks!
Review for Rated People by PAS Plastering Services17th November 2016
I've been with rated people since 2006 send me loads of work got great reviews from all my clients I think it's a brilliant product never had a problem with them
Review for Rated People by Castle Heating Kent Ltd15th November 2016
One of the worst site I've dealt with
Review for Rated People by iGas Heating Ltd5th October 2016
Probably the worst lead site IMO overpriced leads for timewasters and undercut by people working for peanuts
Review for Rated People by SJL Plumbing and Heating1st September 2016
I get 80% of my work from rated people getting started was hard but now I have over 20 5star reviews many customers have chosen me before I even get there to quote. Found my builder to be too difficult to launch due to the unlimited number of people who can show interest in leads. Rated people only allows 3 so you have a very good chance when you go for one. Only draw back is the huge cost all tax deductible but you need to spend it to claim it...
Review for Rated People by Sue's Decor Services31st August 2016
I'd give it no stars if I could. Check the small print.
Review for Rated People by Hampshire Handyman Services22nd August 2016
Very expensive and a lot of customers only after a free quote or price guide.
Review for Rated People by J.Croucher Painters & Decorators22nd August 2016
A relatively good site for trades people looking for work. Leads can to very expensive against the price of the Jobs on offer only to quote no guarantee your win that work
Review for Rated People by Fíor Contracts Ltd21st August 2016
Not the best way to get work a lot of time wasters on it.
Review for Rated People by Quantum Commercial Heating18th August 2016
I used rated and found it awful and very expensive for what it was avoid