Issue with Solar Power installer likely to go Bust after FIT ending in The building trade and installers Posted May 30, 2019 · Edited May 30, 2019 by DaveLister22 Yes thanks, suing him is an option, but the consumer protection laws are so poor in the UK; It means it would cost more to sue than the trader owes. Rogue traders know this, so that's how they get away with screwing customers over small jobs that go wrong. In theory, you could ask the court to order the trader to pay your costs but this is not guaranteed. It would depend on which side of bed the Judge got up that morning. Also small claims take a shockingly long time to settle.