Originally Posted by bigdunc
Yes it applies to all blocks converted or purpose built. The 1991 building regs "watershed" may have a basis of it being regarded as an HMO which may alter the steps you have to take as to compliance, but the order applies nonetheless.
Some building insurance polices are void if there is no assessment in place.
If you are unaware of this have you a common parts workplace risk assessment ? If not many providers will do these at the same time.
Based on the information posted, I offer my thoughts.Any action you then take is your liability. While commending individual effort, there is no substitute for a thorough review of documents and facts by paid for professional advisers.