On Thursday 4th May, AFO members from a range of different festival from around the UK attended an AFO Training Day at The Hawth Theatre, Crawley. The session was delivered by Andy Grove of HighGrove Events Limited who had tailored the session specifically to meet requirements specified by AFO members in relation to risk assessments and road closures.
The Farm Business Innovation Show is returning to the NEC Birmingham on the 8th & 9th of November 2017 and will be packed with the most creative products from 450 exhibitors, useful services and ideas, and 200 inspiring seminars from top experts in the industry
A new guide has been published by the Events Industry Forum to help organisers of smaller events comply with regulations and good practice.
The new ‘Purple Guide Lite’ is a sister publication to the ‘Purple Guide to Health, Safety and Welfare at Music and Other Events’, which EIF took over from the Health & Safety Executive four years ago.
Self-employed? Here are details of HMRC's digital support courses for June.
HMRC have a selection of webinars and e-learning available to help you get their tax right first time.
When governments declare budgets, usually in March or April they trumpet the important bits and somehow manage to slip through all kinds of tiny changes that affect people at a later date.
One of those ‘tiny changes’ introduced by the government as at 22 May 2017 was an increase in Insurance Premium Tax, which has now gone to 12% from 1 June 2017.
For example, if your public liability insurance premium is £1000 it will now be £1120.
Following the attack in Manchester this week, the Security Industry Authority have released the following statement:
The independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has raised the threat level for international terrorism in the UK to CRITICAL. This means that their assessment is not only that an attack remains highly likely but a further attack may be imminent.
If you see or hear anything that could be terrorist-related trust your instincts and call the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321
The independent music and arts festival Samphire has been announced as the winning recipients of this year’s ID&C £2500 Grass Roots Bursary.
Energy Revolution is a festival industry collaboration that turns your fossil-fuel travel miles into a direct investment in renewable energy. Together we can turn millions of miles of travel into clean energy and turn a problem into a solution. Donate when you buy your festival ticket and let’s keep the party going forever.
As festival ticket sales are well underway for this year we hope this video will help encourage more people to donate to turn their festival travel miles into renewable energy in 2017.