Action Against Business Crime
Safer Socialising Partnership
To achieve the Safer Socialising Award
standard for a partnership, the board of management will:
Possess a current Safer Business Award Certificate
Broaden the board to include representation from the licensed trade.
Extend the steering group (if extant) to include representation from the licensed trade.
Provide either a second co-ordinator to manage the evening economy or ensure sufficient coordinator
time is made available to permit him/her to carry out their duties.
Carry out inspections and surveys with police, fire service, local authority and other agencies to
ensure premises are fit to receive the individual award.
Manage intelligence and reports of incidents, liaising with police and licencing authorities and preparing reports.
Attend meetings with members of the licensed trade and work with police and licensing authorities on schemes to
improve standards of good management inside and outside licensed premises.
Extend the work of the partnership beyond the town centre and include all classes of licensed premises.
Inspect premises of applicants (working with police, licensing authorities and other agencies) to assess the
standards and award level achieved.
Develop a Safer Socialising Award process with publicity and recognition for individual members and the partnership.
Develop a business plan to set out how the Safer Socialising Award scheme will be managed.
The Safer Socialising Award will indicate to members of the public that:
Practical steps have been taken to improve customer safety.
Staff abide by the conditions of the award scheme and the law.
The premises conform to safety, fire and other requirements.