More than 80% of women want safer pubs, bars and restaurants, says YouGov survey

Three out of four adults are calling for improved safety procedures in bars, pubs and nightclubs following the recent national publicity around the safety of women and girls, according to a YouGov survey.

Three out of four adults – particularly women – want improved safety in bars, pubs and nightclubs, says YouGov Survey

Three out of four adults are calling for improved safety procedures in bars, pubs and nightclubs following the recent national publicity around the safety of women and girls, according to a YouGov survey.

Preventing vulnerability - focus on drink spiking

In response to a recent reported increase in cases of drink spiking, 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.

Up to 50% of adults would be ‘more likely’ to visit a bar or pub that achieved a police award for safety

More than one in three adults aged 18-45 say they would be more likely to visit nightclubs that achieve a ‘Safety Award’ – a move that would be particularly supported by women and individuals from minority groups, according to research in a YouGov survey on licensed premises.