Registration will allow your business to be listed on the Registered Competent Person Electrical website
The Government has introduced legislative requirements from 1st June 2020 for Landlords in the Private Rented Sector in England. This will require Landlords to have electrical safety checks carried out as follows:
From 1st July 2020
all new specified tenancies will require an electrical safety check to be in place.
From 1st April 2021
all existing specified tenancies will require an electrical safety check to be in place.
Landlords have a choice in relation to engaging a person under the electrical safety check and can either:
Use a contractor that is listed on the PRS Register electricalcompetentperson.co.uk
Find a competent person using a checklist covered in the MHCLG (Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government) Guidance. You can access the guideance here
Landlords will be guided to use registered businesses by Government; therefore, these changes provide business opportunities for electrical contractors wanting to work in this sector.
WHAT IS PRIVATE RENTED SECTOR (PRS) REGISTRATION?
Registration will allow your business to be listed on the Registered Competent Person Electrical website for landlords or their agents to search for electrical contractors registered to undertake Electrical Installation Condition Reporting in the Private Rented Sector in England.