Electrical Safety Standards for Private Rented Properties

New regulations require private landlords to enlist competent and qualified professionals to conduct electrical safety inspections at least one every five years.

In the event of electrical issues being discovered, landlords have 28 days to perform any necessary work unless otherwise specified.

Being non-compliant with the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector Regulations 2020 can result in a fine of up to £30,000 - read more in our article.

Regulatory Update Electrical Safety Standards for Private Rented Properties (pdf: 360.287 KB)

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