Regulation in the self-catering industry: an overview

It’s no secret that the self-catering industry has experienced significant changes in recent years. To keep you up-to-date and ensure your holiday rental is fully compliant with the law, we’ll be publishing a series of articles that detail what self-caterers must do to legally let properties as short term rentals.

The series covers:

1. Setting up your business: title deeds, planning permission and more

This blog is to make holiday rental owners fully aware of the legislative requirements related to title deeds, planning permission and council tax and anything else that will help you set up your business.

2. Mortgages and short-term lets

If your property is mortgaged, it must be in the agreement that short-term lets are allowed. We will share our research with you, which will help you decide whether your property is compliant, and what to do if it isn’t.

3. Fire regulations

The safety of guests is at the heart of the short-term letting industry – we know it’s important to you too. This article will cover what you need to do to ensure that your properties are up to date with current fire regulations.

4. Health & Safety

As with our fire regulation blog, it’s important to consider every possible option when it comes to health and safety. Whilst we have no doubt you have, this article will cover industry standards, future changes and more.

5. Insurance and short-term lets

It’s important that you choose the correct type of insurance. This gives both you and your guests ease of mind, knowing you are both covered.

Read the first article in the series