If you are concerned about the risks of accessing unscrupulous websites, take precautions like:
A tool to help you fill your application form
Examples of internal resources are:
Does your partner help with your accounts?
Is your apprentice a star on TikTok?
This could be your supplier agreeing to allow you the use their product photos online or networking or association group memberships etc.
For example, being a Registered Electrical Contractor will enable you to be listed on the SafeElectric website for electricians. Having a link to your website on your RECI profile will boost your website's ranking on Google.
What additional information can you provide to help suppliers assist you?
Examples of existing assets are: