Posted on: 9 March 2021


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.


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