ACT Awareness Training (CITYCO/BID)

Date & Time
The Edwardian hotel, Peter Street

Protect Duty/Martyn’s Law

For more on the impending Martyn’s Law, being brought into legislation in 2023, go here. Follow announcements via Figen Murray OBE on her website.

ACT Awareness Training

ACT Awareness is a compulsory part of operating a Licensed Premises in Manchester City Centre. This is part of the city’s commitment to the principles of Martyn’s Law, post the 2017 Arena attack, aimed at improving security in public places.

It is delivered by NaCTSO/Protect UKand National Protective Security Authority trained advisors, and is designed to raise vigilance of the current terrorist threat to the UK and provide businesses with protective advice and guidance.

ACT Awareness Training contents:

  • An Introduction to Counter-Terrorism
  • Current Threat in the UK
  • Identifying and Responding to Suspicious Behaviour
  • Identifying and Dealing with Suspicious Items
  • Responding to a Firearms or Weapons Attack

This training is for:

  • Venue Managers
  • General Managers
  • Assistant GMs
  • Operations Managers
  • Bar Managers

The training is hosted by CityCo, with partners Counter Terrorism Policing North West (CTPNW), Greater Manchester Police and Manchester City Council Licensing. The sessions are kindly attended by Figen.

CityCo & BID MEMBERS: For general guidance around counter-terrorism preparedness and business support, you can talk to our Operations Team. Email or call 0161 838 3250.

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