October sees the start of our vulnerability management quarterly theme.
We’ve gathered some resources and information that you might find useful in implementing or giving you some ideas on how you can improve vulnerability management in your venue and your area. We’ll be adding more in the coming weeks and months so please keep checking back.
- Local Government Association have released their report ‘Approaches to managing the night-time economy’. This contents information on schemes across the UK and changes they are making to improve safety CLICK HERE
- Events Operations Plan, This document has been developed to assist you in running a safer event.
- LGBTQ+ Venue Forum, for support and resources please CLICK HERE
- Welfare And Vulnerability Engagement (WAVE) training is a package developed to provide those working in the licensed industry with an awareness of vulnerability, their responsibilities it and how to deal with it
- The Safer sounds partnerships Ask for Angela campaign has been updated, CLICK HERE to access to resources
- Know that no means no campaign For support and resources concerning sexual crimes please CLICK HERE
- National Pubwatch have released a new film “Warning issued over safety of vulnerable customers” advising publicans to ensure staff are fully trained to support vulnerable customers.
- A resource produced by the Metropolitan police central licencing team to provide those working in the licensed industry with an awareness of vulnerability and their responsibilities towards people visiting their premises
- The Mayor of London has created a charter and toolkit to make London a city where all women feel confident and welcome at night
- The Nightlife Crew scheme was developed to keep young people safe on a night out by reducing alcohol related vulnerability with dedicated trained staff
- Our Streets Now have a useful directory of support services CLICK HERE
Useful articles. A number of Towns and Cities across the UK, have been putting strategies in place to deal with safety and vulnerability management. Links below:
- Women ‘at risk’ in Liverpool’s night-time economy
- Bid to make Cheltenham safer at night for women
- How to design safer cities for women