Published on 17 December 2021
Archived on 17 January 2022
Regulatory Partners across Warwickshire, supported by Warwickshire Police are working together to provide advice to operators who are looking to hold late night events over the festive and New Year period.
The regulations which came into force on Wednesday 15th December means that any operator who is holding an event including:
The regulations that relate to late night venues does not include a minimum number of attendees. Regulatory Authorities are keen to work with operators to make sure that comply with the regulations, which includes a method for recording Covid Passes. However if breaches are identified they will be considered under the Licensing Act 2003, which could result in a formal review of the Licence.
Operators are also being asked to encourage all staff engaged in the venue to have a daily LFT, wear a face covering in any public facing parts of the venue, continue to have hygiene facilities at entrances and exits and to maximise natural ventilation.
A spokesperson for the Regulatory Partners stated: "We want all of our late night venues to be a place where people can celebrate the festive season safely. We will continue to provide the best advice to all of our event organisers to keep their staff and customers safe."
Further Government guidance can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/carrying-out-mandatory-covid-19-status-checks-at-your-venue-or-event
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