In response to recent incidents of an increase in drink spiking and customers being injected with muscle relaxants, venues are being reminded to ensure all staff are aware of their responsibility when it comes to the vulnerability of customers and their role in enhancing safety and prevention, whilst customers are being reminded to stay alert, look after each other and not to leave drinks unattended.
Individuals from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community say they feel far less safe in licensed premises today than they did prior to the pandemic, according to a YouGov survey.
Individuals from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual (LGB+) community say they feel far less safe in licensed premises today than they did prior to the pandemic, according to a YouGov survey.
West Yorkshire’s high profile Violence Reduction Unit, which is part of the Mayoral Combined Authority and leads a number of partner organisations across the county to tackle violent crime, today announces the launch of a pioneering licensing initiative to improve the safety and security of bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants and hotels.
- More than 80% of women want safer pubs, bars and restaurants, says YouGov survey
- Three out of four adults – particularly women – want improved safety in bars, pubs and nightclubs, says YouGov Survey
- Preventing vulnerability - focus on drink spiking
- Up to 50% of adults would be ‘more likely’ to visit a bar or pub that achieved a police award for safety