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Landlord Responsibilities for Emergency Light Testing

Are you unsure about the responsibilities around emergency lighting? Well, you’ve come to the right place. If you are a landlord or owner of any domestic or commercial property, it is your responsibility to ensure emergency light testing procedures and tests are carried out efficiently and correctly under the law. These are necessary to establish […]

3 weeks ago

Do You Need An Asbestos Survey to Sell a Commercial Property?

Are you a landlord, tenant or managing agent of a commercial property? In that case you will need to manage asbestos, which includes carrying out a survey. Asbestos related diseases are a significant issue in the UK and without a survey, there is no way of knowing if there is asbestos in your commercial property.  […]

4 weeks ago

Fire Alarm Maintenance Checklist

Being knowledgeable about fire alarm maintenance and how to test a fire alarm, can vastly improve how fire-safe your domestic or commercial building is. Your fire safety systems and fire alarms need to be regularly tested and maintained, to ensure they function properly in case an emergency does occur. Not only could this save lives, […]

1 month ago

EICR Fixed Wire Testing For Student Accommodation: Everything You Need To Know

Electrical safety in student accommodation and rented properties is very important for any landlord and there are few things you need to know in order to stay safe and lawful. The GenZ students of today tend to have lots of electrical appliances and this is just one reason why electrical faults could be more likely […]

1 month ago

How Often Should I Service My Fire Extinguishers?

Fire extinguisher servicing is an integral part of making any building safe in case of an emergency and this can be done through a fire safety inspection and servicing equipment. Some inspections can be performed by a responsible individual on-site, but many need to be performed by a qualified technician. There are several types of […]

2 months ago

Is Your Emergency Lighting Up To Scratch?

Emergency lights are an essential part of any buildings health and safety requirements and they also need to take into consideration emergency lighting regulations. Lighting can make a huge difference if there is a flood or fire and they need to work even when the main lighting system is down. Because of this, you need […]

2 months ago

What Happens in a Fire Safety Inspection?

A fire safety inspection is how your building can stay safe for your employees and properly protect vulnerable people. Any office building or place of work will need to consider how safe their building is and if there are any potential risks if a fire does occur. Below, we have put together a few popular […]

2 months ago

Fire Risk Assessment: Why You Need One

It is so important to ensure that everyone in a building stays safe, which is why undertaking a fire risk assessment is essential. It is not essential by law, but it can also reveal to you any hazards, make you aware of obstacles in the way of vulnerable people’s safety and can help you create […]

4 months ago

New Law For Landlords & Fixed Wire Testing

New laws for landlords are coming into play all the time and if you do own your own property, you need to be aware of them. During 2020 and 2021, a new law in England came into effect about fixed wire testing, creating a level playing field for all landlords. This was implemented to make […]

4 months ago

The Different Types of Asbestos Surveys

Asbestos can be seriously harmful, making carrying out asbestos surveys on both domestic and commercial buildings essential as it saves lives. Because of its widespread use from the 1800s to 1999 and especially between 1950 to the 1970s, Britain sees up to 5,000 asbestos-related deaths per year. Although this material is a cheap and effective […]

5 months ago

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