Know your legal obligations
Our Pink Book can help you ensure your accommodation business is compliant with regulations. This popular resource is available online and to purchase as a handy reference book.
Did you know that you have to register with your local authority if you serve any food or drink, including breakfast? Or that you can’t refuse guests because of their age unless they are under 18?
Our Pink Book Online is a guide to legislation relevant to accommodation businesses in England. Find out on what grounds you can refuse a booking, what licences you need to play music or provide TVs and how to comply with health & safety regulations.
Complete your Fire Risk Assessment
Use our free template to help comply with your legal obligation.
Latest regulatory updates
Stay up to date on the latest legislation changes with our monthly update.
Alcohol, entertainment and gaming licensing
If you want to provide any alcohol, you will need a licence. You may need a licence or permit to have gaming machines.
Buy a Pink Book
Printed copies of the Pink Book are available to purchase.
Planning and building
Change of use consent and building regulations may apply if you are starting, changing or expanding your business premises.
Registration and data protection
Your obligation to record certain guest details, data protection regulations and CCTV requirements.