Industry News

The National Security Inspectorate: The Benefits Of Our New Code of Practice

Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive of the National Security Inspectorate (NSI), explains the benefits of a new Code of Practice covering labour provision of front line guarding and event staff.  The standards are designed to address the risks that buyers face…

Going Digital With Crowd Safety Training

Andy Hollinson, Group Chief Executive Officer at The Square Metre Group, talks to The Crowd magazine about a series of highly successful webinars held during the UK’s summer lockdown and his hopes to run more in 2021…

The UKCMA release statement about the Manchester Arena inquiry

The United Kingdom Crowd Management Association (UKCMA) have today released a statement regarding the Manchester Arena inquiry. The inquest, which is an independent public inquiry, commenced on the 7th September 2020 and has been implemented to investigate the deaths of…

How do you become a Covid-19 Officer?

Emma Foster, Director at Foster Events & Projects, talks us through her experience acting as a Covid-19 Officer for the first time and the challenge of knowing exactly what this unprecedented role would involve….

The Role Mass Notification Plays in Event Security

Paul Shain, President and CEO of Singlewire Software talks The Crowd magazine through the role that mass notification plays in event security… Live events pose a number of challenges when it comes to planning and executing a security plan. Event…

Rock Safely Announce Car Park Panto Partnership

Rock Safely have announced that they’ll once again be teaming up with Coalition Agency for Car Park Panto, a spin-off from the highly successful Car Park Party earlier this summer. The business delivered event safety solutions for five installments of…

#WeMakeEvents: Global Action Day

A day of action is taking place worldwide today (Wednesday 30th September 2020) to support the struggling events industry. Global Action Day is taking place under the banner of #WeMakeEvents – the international movement highlighting the event sector’s urgent need…

Manchester Arena victim’s mother supports ground-breaking counter-terrorism course

Days after hearing harrowing evidence at the Manchester Arena inquiry, a bomb victim’s mother is at the University of Cumbria to support the start of a pioneering counter-terrorism risk management course.

Event Anti-Drone Operation Hailed A Success

A major police operation which recently took place at York Racecourse over the four-day Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival has been hailed a success. The initiative, which dealt with numerous illegal drones over the course of the event, protected the…

The Events Industry Forum Updates Outdoor Guidance

The Events Industry Forum have updated their outdoor guidance on, “keeping workers and audiences safe during Covid-19”. The document, which was released on the 11th July 2020, has recently been updated in accordance with new outdoor guidance applicable to England….