12 December 2019
Almost 40 per cent of battery-powered smoke alarms failed to activate in residential fires in England in the past year – a level virtually unchanged in nearly a decade, the Local Government Association has revealed.
05 September 2018
A London council has fined a letting agency over £10,000 for failing to install smoke alarms in a rental property.
25 August 2015
Some 71% of landlords have not yet organised a carbon monoxide alarm in their rental property, according to a survey of tenants carried out by Axa Business Insurance.
02 July 2015
A long-time safety campaigner is reminding agents and landlords that from October 1 the new Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 means they must install and check smoke and CO alarms at rental properties.
02 April 2015
The Government is to spend £3m on giving out smoke and carbon monoxide alarms for private rented homes.
26 March 2015
There are new provisions requiring smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in residential properties.
12 March 2015
The government has confirmed that letting agents and landlords will be required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties from October.
11 March 2015
The installation of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in all rental properties, both private and social, is to be made compulsory.