On 1 October 2023, new fire safety rules will come into force across England for small paying guest accommodation. This includes specific guidance on carrying out a suitable fire safety risk assessment of your space.
To help you comply with the new rules, the Government has published a guide for small paying guest accommodation. The guide covers a range of topics, including:
How to identify fire hazards in your property
What fire safety measures you need to put in place
How to carry out a fire risk assessment
How to maintain your fire safety measures
You can download the guide from the GOV.UK website.
For more information on how to make your small paying guest accommodation even safer, you can visit the UK Trust and Safety Hub.
Why is this important?
Fire safety is important for everyone, but it is especially important for people who are staying in accommodation that they are not familiar with. The new fire safety rules will help to ensure that small paying guest accommodation in England is as safe as possible. […]