Legal Stuff – Resource List

Licensing

Links:
www.dcms.gov.uk/what_we_do/alcohol_and_entertainment/default.aspx 
www.tradingstandards.gov.uk  The Department of Trading Standards Agency

Safeguarding

Links:
www.crb.gov.uk  Criminal Records Bureau
http://young-lives.org.uk provides safeguarding training and CRB checks for volunteers
www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/detail?itemId=1084416048&type=RESOURCES Business Link advice on CRB checks
http://www.voluntaryarts.org/2012/02/15/va-briefing-82-child-protection-part-i-an-introductory-guide/ briefing to help arts groups write a policy
http://preview1.namesco.net/~young-lives.org.uk/contentimages/file/Guidance_for_safer_working_practice_for_adults_who_work_with_children_and_young_people.doc guidance documents on their website to help write a safeguarding policy
www.cambslscb.org.uk Cambridgeshire Local Safeguarding Children Board
www.nspcc.org.uk National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Downloads:
Event Lost Child or Vulnerable Person Procedure 

Ticketing

Links:
www.eventility.co.uk free online service for selling tickets
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/l/event-management-online/?ref=sem0unb0ggl0gbr0pca0eventplanning&kw=%2Bevent%20%2Bplanning%20br&cr=12747982865%20lp112211&jadid=12747982865&jk=%2Bevent%20%2Bplanning&jkId=gc:a8a8ae4cd360cf11b01360dc9ea1067c9:t1_b_:k_%2Bevent%20%2Bplanning:pl_&jp=&js=1&jsid=28610&jt=1 online ticket selling and promoting website

Downloads:
Event Cancellation 

Assessing Risks

Links:
www.hse.gov.uk/risk example risk assessments available from Health & Safety Executive

Downloads:
Risk Assessment
Example Risk Assessment – Event Stage 
Event Risk Assessment Template 

Health and Safety

Links:
www.hse.gov.uk general advice on Health and Safety
http://www.peterborough.gov.uk/pdf/business-healthsafety-safe-outdoor-events.pdf
www.communities.gov.uk/publications/fire/firesafetyassessment  Peterborough Council guide to putting on safe events
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg195.htm

Downloads:
Cambridgeshire Acre – Community Facilities Fact Sheet 
A Guide to Organising Safe Events 
Event Safety Calculator

Data protection

Links:
http://www.ico.gov.uk/ the Information Commissioners supply information on how to comply with the Data Protection Act

Food and Hygiene

Links:
www.eatwell.gov.uk/asksam/keepingfoodsafe/asksamevents/ general advice on keeping food safe
http://www.cieh.org/policy/guidance_outdoor_mobile_catering.html outdoor mobile catering advice
www.cambridge.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/business/food-businesses/ Cambridge City Council advice on businesses supply food services
http://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2012/may/streetparties for general advice on food and holding a street party

Downloads:
Food Safety Regulations for the Voluntary Sector 

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