• Latest NewsFive year mandatory electrical checks for all private rental homes
  • All privately-let homes must have electrical installations checked every five years under new rules announced by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

    Housing Secretary James Brokenshire says there will also be a comprehensive review of guidelines covering fire safety, beginning this autumn.

    “There’s nothing more important than ensuring people are safe in their own homes. That is why I am announcing a package of measures focused on improving building safety, having listened carefully to the concerns which have been raised” says Brokenshire, who initiatives follow the review led by Dame Judith Hackitt, after the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

    Here at Elite we will of course, keep you updated with dates and requirements and we are already working with our approved Electricians to ensure a smooth and easy transfer of this law for you when it becomes law.