Commission / Kickbacks and Transparency in the Wedding Industry
UKAWP champions ‘No Commission Here’ campaign
The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners (UKAWP) is delighted to announce the official launch of its honest, forward-thinking ‘No Commission Here’ campaign.
Determined to shine a light on the commission and /or kickback conundrum within the wedding industry, the UKAWP’s initiative urges all wedding planners and suppliers to value transparency and honesty. We believe in a transparent and honest pricing system for the wedding industry which has been our USP since 2004. We feel every planner, supplier and venue have a duty care towards their clients of which honesty forms a large part of it. Trust is imperative, which is why wedding planners should say ‘no’ to commission.
Did you know some wedding planners charge a fee for organising a wedding PLUS accept commission/kickbacks from venues or suppliers? In many cases the suppliers will add 10% on top of their fee to cover the commission paid to the planner, which means couples are paying more for their wedding than is necessary. So if you are considering hiring a wedding planner, do ask them, “Do you accept commission and kickbacks”.
Stand with me and say NO Commission Here.
If you are a wedding planner and pay commission to wedding planners we would love to hear from you. Or are you a newlywed who has recently discovered your budget increased due to commission added for your planner?
Preston Bailey – Dear Preston
How much do planners cost (inc. commission comparison)
You’re breaking the law – She said yes
Hey wedding planners, kickbacks are illegal