Door Staff

Door staff: Quality is key to success

legal advice

Door staff: Quality is key to success

By Poppleston Allen

Door staff are often the first line of defence - but also need to reassure customers and make them feel safe and secure. 

Pub breathalysers: A breath of fresh air?

Analysis

Pub breathalysers: A breath of fresh air?

By Oli Gross

The introduction of breathalyser tests at some pubs, clubs and bars across the country has been greeted with caution from industry leaders. But how have the schemes worked for licensees? Oli Gross reports.

Breath tests are unwelcome

Legal advice

Breath tests are unwelcome

By Poppleston Allen

There has been coverage recently of a ‘voluntary scheme’ introduced in Newquay and Truro, where 21 licensed premises have agreed to introduce breathalyser tests on entry.

Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird with door supervisor Chris Woodcock

Northumbria door staff training rolled out across UK

By Ellie Bothwell

A Northumbria training scheme for door staff is being rolled out across the UK after helping locals get home safely, the county’s police and crime commissioner Vera Baird has announced.

SIA: door staff licensing will be transferred to a new regime

SIA to be phased out

By Ewan Turney

The Security Industry Authority, which regulates the licensing of door staff, is to be phased out with licensing transferred to a new regime.

City diary

City diary

By The PMA Team

Learning by trial and PR When you've got a big new concept you're trialling and want to keep under wraps, it's not always easy. Spare a thought for a...

Licensing@aol.com

Licensing@aol.com

Door staff requirement Q Under "mandatory conditions" on our licence, it states that any door staff must be Security Industry Authority (SIA)...

Door staff want your support

Door staff want your support

A last minute call has been issued to sign the petition against the 29% hike in door staff licence fees before the petition closes on 10 March. So...