Premises Licensing

Premises Licensing

Safeguarding children and protecting them from harm is a national licensing objective. All owners/license holders and their staff should have a basic awareness of safeguarding. This includes:

  • Being alert to the possibility of child abuse and neglect
  • Having enough knowledge to recognise an abusive or potentially abusive event or set of circumstances
  • Knowing who in the organisation to raise your concerns with
  • Being competent in taking the appropriate immediate or emergency action
  • Knowing how to make a referral to Children’s social care and/or the Police.

Camden Safeguarding Children Board, Child Protection Policy for Licensed Premises — October 2017

London Licensed Premises