We are passionate about working with Businesses, Local Authorities, Business Improvement Districts and Police Forces to create safer nights out.
We specialise in working with towns and cities to design creative solutions to enduring problems of safety and vulnerability in the night time economy.
We have worked alongside cities such as Nottingham, Manchester, Leicester and Chester, and national bodies like the Home Office, Drinkaware, Institute of Licensing, NALEO, National Pubwatch, National Best Bar None and the IPM on subjects such as night time audits, creating night time economy strategies, night time place management strategies, vulnerability management and strong partnership working.
We combine years of experience of working in partnership with police forces, police and crime commissioners, Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), local authorities, hospitals, universities, licensed premises and voluntary organisations to help them design innovative solutions that can reduce crime and vulnerability and improve safety and vibrancy.
Our Team is led by our founding director Jo Cox-Brown. Jo is supported by a very experienced team of specialists in subjects such as data analysis, risk management, compliance, staff and volunteer training, policing, event management, applications for accreditation schemes, place marketing and place management. Making us the perfect team to support your business or your and evening and night time economy.
Jo has worked in night time economy management for over 12 years.
For eight years Jo was the Chief Executive of a charity set up to enhance and improve the reputation of Nottingham’s night life working as part of a team to pioneer their first night time economy strategy. During her time there she set up and ran a multi award winning city centre bar, music, arts and events venue. She also re-launched Nottingham Street Pastors and Safe Space, recruiting over 100 volunteers who served the city every Friday and Saturday night.
Jo is passionate about night time economy place management and is Fellow of the Institute of Place Management and a member of the Institute of Licensing.
She is a strong advocate for vulnerability management and helping towns and cities to develop projects and ideas to help people get home safely after a night out, reducing both hospital admissions and demands on police time. Jo has pioneered a number of ENTE safety projects such as Vulnerability Training, Drinkaware Club Crew and Safe Spaces.
Jo is also a Trained Mediator and has worked with statutory agencies and the trade to reach mutually effective solutions avoiding court cases and venue closures.
Jo's clients say that she is friendly, wise and approachable and always goes the extra mile to ensure client satisfaction.
Sam Evans Hangar Events
Thank you so much for helping us with our application Jo. We really couldn’t have done it without you. I can highly recommend your […]
Case Studies on Excellence in NTE Management
Rebecca Johnson, Adviser (Regulation), Local Government Association
The team is responsive and flexible and they have an excellent knowledge of the evening and night time economy. We are very pleased with the case studies produced.