In his article for this month’s Pub & Bar magazine legal page entitled “Safeguarding children – an ever-increasing priority” – that can be downloaded below – David Clifton comments on increasing concerns about protecting children from harm in licensed premises.
You can follow the links indicated below to access the following documents referred to in David’s article:
- Home Office publication entitled “Child Exploitation Disruption Toolkit”
- “London Child Protection Procedures and Practice Guidance” published by the London Safeguarding Children Board, part 13 of which sets out its “Safeguarding Children Policy for Licensed Premises”; it should be noted that this is presently the subject of consultation on two significant changes to the Procedures, more information on which is available here
- HM Government Guidance entitled “What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused”