British Security Industry Association
The British Security Industry Association is the principal trade association for professional security companies, representing over 570 UK companies who provide over 70% of security products and services.
Concert Promoters Association
The Concert Promoters Association works to promote the interests of its members; and to represent them at a national level both to the public, and to other organisations, such as the Live Music Forum, the Office of Fair Trading, the Home Office, and the Departure of Culture, Media & Sport.
Events Industry Forum
The Events Industry Forum is an informal body which meets twice a year to provide a gathering where events industry trade associations and similar bodies can meet to discuss issues of common interest.
Football Safety Officers Association
The Football Safety Officers Association was formed almost twenty years ago to provide a positive environment for safety officers to share good practice and develop safety standards within football stadia.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
HSE is the national independent regulator for work-related health, safety and illness, acting in the public interest to reduce work-related fatalities and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces.
National Outdoor Events Association
The National Outdoor Events Association is the UK’s leading outdoor events trade association, dedicated to enhancing professionalism in the outdoor events industry through education, networking, lobbying, advice and creating business opportunities.
Safety at Sports Grounds Green Guide
The Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds is an advisory document for use by competent persons. It is the distillation of many years of research and experience of the safety management and design of sports grounds. The Guide has no statutory force but many of its recommendations will be made statutory at individual grounds by their inclusion in safety certificates issued under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 or the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987. For guidance on safety certification see the Bibliography.
Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA)
The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is the UK Government’s expert body on safety at sports grounds. They write guidance including the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (the “Green Guide”) and carry out a range of statutory functions in relation to football in England and Wales and advisory functions in relation to other sports both within the UK and internationally.
The Border and Immigration Agency
The Border and Immigration Agency, an executive agency of the Home Office, is responsible for controlling our borders and managing immigration in the UK. The link takes you directly to the pages concerned with complying with the law in relation to employing persons.
The Purple Guide
The Purple Guide has been written by The Events Industry Forum in consultation with the events industry. Its aim is to help those event organisers who are duty holders to manage health and safety, particularly at large-scale music and similar events. The Health and Safety Executive was consulted in the production of the workplace health and safety parts of this publication.