Working in an environment where alcohol is distributed to large group of people carries with it inherent risks. Between physical altercations, broken glass, bodily fluids (blood, vomit, saliva, etc.), slips, and falls, there is a higher than normal chance that you will be injured on the job if you are not paying close attention to your surroundings. […]Read More Bar and Nightclub Employee Safety
I guarantee that if you have a checklist – regardless of venue size or staff responsibilities – nothing will be missed.Read More Opening Checklists for Nightclubs
In the next couple of months we will be discussing the Employee Manual and why it is important for your place of business. But before you can put together a Manual, you have to decide on your Policies and Procedures. Most nightlife establishments have policies for their Bar Staff and Management, but surprisingly few have […]Read More What’s your policy?
The bar has been cleared, the tables put away, the equipment stowed. Time to go home, right? Not so fast… Regardless of how tired you are, there is one item of business that should be taken care of: The Post-Work Debriefing. This is an important part of the night from both a personal and professional […]Read More Post-Work Debriefing
People do not behave well 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year. That is just a simple fact of life. And those people can include your Security Staff. Unfortunately, when your Security is not on their best behavior, the problems they cause can end up having disastrous (and often costly) […]Read More Disciplinary Action!
Nothing gets people more excited than the word “Paperwork”. And in spite of its inherent thrill factor and the dangers of getting too excited about it…Paperwork must be done. WHY DO I NEED PAPERWORK? At the end of a busy night, the last thing you want to do is sit down and file reports or […]Read More Intro to Paperwork…