Landlord fined £50,000 over lack of emergency lighting

Landlord fined £50,000 over lack of emergency lighting

The punitive fines being handed out by courts for breaches of fire safety laws have continued this month as a judge fined a Hertfordshire landlord £50,000 for the lack of emergency lighting and other failings at two rented properties.

10 things you MUST know before you light a home

10 things you MUST know before you light a home

As any experienced lighting designer will tell you, residential is the most challenging sector of all. Not least because you’re dealing with whimsical clients with low technical knowledge. So follow these 10 tips from top designer Neil Knowles of Elektra Lighting to ensure you get home illumination right every time.

Record £.4m fine over lack of emergency lighting

Record £.4m fine over lack of emergency lighting

A private landlord has been fined a record £400,000 over the lack of emergency lighting, faulty standard lighting with a risk of electrocution and other breaches of fire and health and safety legislation.

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Framing spotlights are those fitted with adjustable shutters or “gates” so that you can achieve a square or rectangular beam as well as a circular one (triangles and diamond shapes are also possible).

London gets tough: landlord jailed over emergency lights

London gets tough: landlord jailed over emergency lights

IN WHAT'S being widely seen as a ‘get tough’ approach to fire safety in London following last July’s fatal Grenfell Tower blaze, a landlord has been sentenced to four months in prison over a lack of emergency lighting and other measures.

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