MAST’s security report issue 372 is available to read now.
In the UK, a nightclub in Manchester has been forced to close following a number of issues, including the alleged rape of a customer after she left the premises. Public service union, UNISON, has warned that police forces in England and Wales face a a combined budget shortfall of over £700 million, potentially placing public safety at risk.
A team of lawyers has written about the challenges facing the hospitality sector, as Martyn’s Law approaches. The UK College of Policing has issued details on the Licensing security and vulnerability
initiative (licensing SAVI), which pubs, clubs and other hospitality venues can use to improve their security.
In London, a woman who stalked a number of Premier League football players has appeared in court. Two men have been convicted of targeting women for kidnap at a London nightclub. A burglary gang which preyed on commercial premises has been jailed.
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