You are known as the “responsible person” for fire safety at a business or other non-domestic premises if you are:
You are known as the ‘responsible person’.
If there’s more than one responsible person, you have to work together to meet your responsibilities.
The Fire Safety Order also applies if you have paying guests, for example if you run a bed and breakfast, guesthouse or let a self-catering property.
Don’t lose your business to fire
As the responsible person you must:
You can read about how to make sure your premises are safe from fire here.
All business premises and every block of flats must have a Fire Risk Assessment by law. The Fire Safety Order includes premises with paying guests e.g. B&Bs, Guesthouses and self-catering properties.