safety certification and training for the night time economy.

keep your customers safe and help your business thrive with the egalitarian's safe place project.

we're a community-led enterprise offering training and certification for night-time businesses that take safety seriously.

we're passionate about making nights out as safe as possible, working with venues to ensure the night-out community is protected, specifically. being experienced both as previous employees and current customers in the night-time economy, we are all too aware of issues of harassment, assault, violence, discrimination and victim blaming within the industry and of the ways to tackle it.

in October 2021 we created the first publicly viewable spiking incident database, Spike Report, in light of the development of spiking by injection. we have exclusive insight into the prevalence of spiking.

what we do

we offer data-driven training and certification for the night time economy, keeping people safe and helping businesses to thrive.

data-driven
our certification scheme is designed using community-led insight from customers in the night time economy.

flexibility
we provide a holistic safety certification which we will customise to suit your unique needs. each certification provides a comprehensive system to; combat spiking and improve women’s safety, reduce vulnerability, and promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

relevant content
receiving our certification demonstrates that you have a service compliant with safety procedures in line with current police and local authority guidance regarding safety in the night time economy.

our offering

we offer tailored training that is unique to your business needs.

our offering adapts to your requirements. during our consultation we'll ask about your venue size, revenue, employee numbers and the quantity of training you want staff to receive to help us build the most suitable training package for your business.

training

all our training can be carried out in person or online at a time that suits you and your staff. sessions include:

anti-spiking

anti-sexual harassment, assault and violence (SHAV)

bystander

safeguarding and vulnerability

equality, diversity and inclusion

well-being

policy writing

choose between consultation sessions with management to create bespoke policies and procedures documentation or make use of our pre-made templates

signage and promotion

we'll provide posters displaying the training staff have received, policies that are in place, Ask Angela campaigns and directions on what to do when feeling unsafe.

you'll also receive promotion on social media stating the venue has received training and has been certified, alongside being listed on the egalitarian's website as a trusted partner and 'Safe Place'

audits and follow ups

every 6 months we provide a return consultation to review and assess the success of the arrangements implemented, offer further advice on modifying your approach in light of experience and refreshed policy and procedural advice.

if we receive a report of a spiking at your venue after you have been certified, we will return free of charge to investigate and recommend improvements.

our process

we will work alongside you to ensure our certification works for your business.
1. get in touch

fill out the form below and we'll organise an initial call to discuss your requirements and how we can help. we'll also explore your venue’s particular features, size, the policies needed and the training you would like your staff to receive.

2. consultation and agreement

as we learn more about your venue and your specific needs, we will recommend training, policies and procedures before building and agreeing a bespoke package for your business.

3. training

we will then deliver the agreed package at a time and place that suits you. this could be online, on-site, across a few days or in a matter of hours. if you've chosen our highest level of certification, this is when we will have our consultation to create bespoke policy documentation for use in your venue.

4. ongoing support

we will keep in touch to ensure we've done everything we can to help create a safe environment. we'll perform audits every 6 months and we'll be available for top-up training and extra support and advice if needed.

why are we doing this?

96% of our community want to see safety taken more seriously in the night time economy
93% of our community do not think that venues in the night time economy do enough to keep them safe
98% of our community have felt unsafe on a night out
75% of our community think that bar staff have a responsibility to make venues safer
53% of our community have been vulnerable on a night out and venue and security staff have not taken them seriously
95% of our community think that venue staff are not trained enough in vulnerability and safeguarding

get in touch

start your path to
certification today.
add your details to the form below and a member of our team will be in touch and explain the next steps of our process. you can also email us at: contact@theegalitarian.co.uk
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