Customer safety is key to hospitality sector recovery, YouGov survey reveals

Safety in licensed premises is going to be a huge factor to the recovery of the hospitality sector as it emerges from COVID lockdowns and restrictions and seeks to attract staff and customers, a YouGov survey has found.

Plea to venues to ‘promote sensible drinking’ as University Freshers’ Weeks get underway

Universities are being urged to make preparations to keep students safe as Freshers’ Weeks get underway across the UK. The advice has come from Mark Morgan, a former Merseyside Police Superintendent, who is now running a pioneering, police-led, national initiative to keep venues, such as bars, pubs and clubs, safe and secure for customers and staff.

Security Event learns how a national police-led licensing initiative can improve safety in bars, pubs and clubs

There is growing evidence that the best way to keep bars, pubs and clubs safe for staff and customers is to bring together key organisations such as licensees, venue managers, the police and local authorities in a way that they can share their expertise.

How Licensing SAVI supports a £5m Government Fund to prevent violence against women at night

A police-led initiative called Licensing Security & Vulnerability Initiative (Licensing SAVI) which seeks to make licensed venues safer and more secure is highlighting a £5million Government Fund to help prevent violence against women at night.