From 1st April 2021 all properties in the UK must have a valid satisfactory Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) with any remedial works already carried out, tenants must be given copies of the report.
A qualified electrician must be instructed to ensure your property is safe for your tenants.
The EICR reports have been introduced as a legal requirement for all new tenancies and fixed term renewals commencing from 1st July 2020.
All other tenancies must have a valid EICR with a satisfactory rating by 1st April 2021 regardless of when the tenancy started.
Failure to comply with these regulations can result in financial penalties of up to £30,000 by the local authorities.