Supporting a good night out

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Three Part Campaign to raise awareness

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Good Practice and Raising Standards

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Reward and Customer Recognition

National Awards Information

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    Best Bar None is a unique National Award Scheme aimed at raising standards and rewarding licensed premises who undertake positive management practices through an assessment process.

    It was piloted in Glasgow in 2005 and found to improve standards in the night time economy, with premises now participating in 58 towns and cities across Scotland. Best Bar None recognises venues who are offering a quality experience focusing on safety and customer care.

    We all want to enjoy going out, we all want to feel safe and we all want to know that family and friends are safe, Best Bar None supports this by working with venues and partners. 

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    Our Partners

    Best Bar None is a supported by leading members of the alcohol industry who factor Social Responsibility as a key priority.

    Best Bar None also has support from key National stakeholders, Scottish Government, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. Local Authorities across Scotland supported through Community Safety and Trading Standards support the scheme and BID - Business Improvement Districts. The Best Bar None Scheme is administered by Scottish Business Resilience Centre.

    We understand the importance of having links with trade bodies who support venues interests including SLTA - Scottish Licensed Trade Association, BII and Trade Forums. 

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    Good Night Out?

    Best Bar None Scotland launches national campaign to highlight vulnerability

    A national campaign to raise awareness on the issues of vulnerability, social responsibility and education for individuals who have become vulnerable on a night out, has been launched.

    The campaign has been launched by Best Bar None Scotland and since it's Launch on 8th August 2016, supported by a successful media campaign the film is reaching audiences across the UK, with interest from Police Forces to use the Film as a means of delivering key messages to Licensed Trade but also to Students and wider audiences who could become vulnerable on a night out. 

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