Having Christmas parties at a venue has changed over the past decade. We have seen on the news, (some of us first hand) what excessive alcohol, gate crashers and limited food can do to turn what should be an enjoyable celebration into a disaster.

Christmas parties at a venue and also family functions at other locations need to be planned to avoid unwelcome guests and disorder. The biggest problem is unwanted guests and there are procedures that can be taken to ensure a trouble free celebration.

When having a party at a venue, please seriously consider and implement the following:

  • Plan when the party will be, what day, what time it will start, and have an end time that it must finish.
  • Decide how many will come to the party, their backgrounds, age and attitudes.
  • Have a written list of these people, and make sure it is final. If a 'guest' is not on the list, then they do not get in.
  • Decide how you will manage security - door entry, supervision, direction, and a team that can be readily available to deal with any problems. None of these people should be drinking alcohol or taking any other substances during the party. You may want to employ a professional security company and consultant to look after this sensitive and most important area of the party. (You need a comprehensive crowd management plan)
  • Have a plan for the responsible serving of alcohol. This means that you have a designated bar location, in a primary and visual location, that is managed by a nominated person who is not drinking. Again I strongly suggest a professional is hired for this role.
  • Have ID and list 'only entry sheet' on the front door with the door man.
  • Have an evacuation plan for security and fire.
  • Have a first aid plan and an adequate first aid kit to hand.
  • Can your venue cope with the amount of guests that you have invited?
  • Do you have enough parking, and who will watch the cars?
  • Be very careful how you invite guests and who knows about the event. It should not be advertised on the Internet in any way, shape or form.

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The qualities of a Spartan Security door supervisor

We’re proud of the high standards our door security teams maintain, and that they always push for a better standard for the businesses they represent. Our door supervisors are presentable, hospitable and welcome your clientele – as we supply dedicated teams, they will get to know your regulars as well as you do. We ensure that each operative is licenced by the SIA, meaning they have been properly vetted and trained accordingly – for example, in terrorist threat awareness, physical intervention and first aid.

Spartan Security takes training seriously, so not only will door staff be inducted properly and have been chosen for their strengths and skills relating to your business, they will also be encouraged to undertake ongoing training and education and take a pride in their work. Each is experienced and mature enough to deal with any situation that arises in an appropriate way.

This type of dedication shows in the ways they welcome your clientele, and how they handle a brewing situation or sudden and unexpected trouble with an appropriate and effective response, followed up by full reporting for accountability purposes.

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