Welcome to National Pubwatch

 

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National Pubwatch is a voluntary organisation set up to promote best practice through supporting the work of local Pubwatch Schemes. Its aim is to achieve a safer drinking environment in all licensed premises throughout the UK.

“People should be able to enjoy a good night out safely and responsibly without fear of being the victim of alcohol-related crime and disorder. The Government is committed to addressing this – and working with the industry and customers is a key element.

Pubwatch enables licensees to take collective action to ban troublemakers, while promoting effective working relations between licensees, the police and local authorities. The scheme helps to make licensed premises places where people can enjoy themselves safely and I am pleased to support it.”

Victoria Atkins MP – Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and vulnerability (24/4/19)

“National Pubwatch plays a key role in promoting good practice and supporting local Pubwatch schemes which can make a real difference to improving the safety of people working and socialising in our town and city centres.”

ACC Rachel Kearton – Alcohol Lead, National Police Chief’s Council

News in brief

Guide to policy and training for dealing with vulnerable customers

It’s well known that regular contact with vulnerable people comes hand in hand with managing a licensed venue. Many factors contribute to a customer becoming vulnerable, from lowered inhibition and impaired judgment, to spiked drinks and being left alone. Jo Cox-Brown, Director of Night Time Economy Solutions, offers insight on how to plan the management […]

Keep drinking safe. A good practice guide for dealing with vulnerable people

14/6/19: Those working in the night time economy contribute to a fun, lively environment, and no two nights in their town or city are ever the same. Along with this, however, those on the frontline also regularly have to deal with situations involving vulnerable people. From alcohol-related illness to safety concerns, staff in licensed premises […]

Production of two new National Pubwatch films

12/6/19: Cast and crew gathered at Claytons Bar in Marlow to start filming for two new ‘emergency first-aid’ films. The films will concentrate on how simple and timely action might reduce injury and prevent the loss of life. The NPW films are being produced in collaboration with South Central Ambulance Service and two of their […]

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