Keeping it safe and legal

/Keeping it safe and legal
Keeping it safe and legal 2018-04-04T20:03:40+00:00

Everyone wants to enjoy their fundraising event, but it is essential to ensure that your event is safe and legal as well and fun and successful!

Liability:

Brainfartz cannot accept any responsibility for your event, nor for anyone who participates in it.

Health & Safety:

  • Refer to The Health & Safety Executive for information on event safety – www.hse.gov.uk
  • Contact the Environmental Health Department for advice if you are selling food

  • Consider what insurance cover you need for your event
  • Always have two people present to count money raised

Licences:

Certain parts of your event may require to be registered with the local authority or for you to have a specific licence. Age restrictions may also apply to certain activities.

  • Alcohol
  • Music
  • Raffles and Lotteries
  • Public Collections

Support on the day:

Make sure that you recruit enough volunteers to help your event to run as smoothly and safely as possible.
If children are involved ensure that there is adequate adult supervision.

How to send your money in!

After any type of event, other than the clearing up, the hardest part is often collecting in the money.

Online:
If you have set up an online page via justgiving or virgin money giving, then that money goes directly into our bank account so there is no need for you to anything. It’s as easy as that!

Cheques:
These should be made payable to Brainfartz and can be sent to Brainfartz, 36 Knedlington Road, Howden, East Yorkshire, DN14 7ER. Please fill in the ‘Paying in Your Money Form’ and enclose it along with your cheque.

Please do not send cash in the post.

Don’t forget to forward your sponsorship forms onto us so that we can claim the Gift Aid from your sponsors if appropriate.

Paying in Your Money

Once you have finished your fundraising activity, please complete and return this form along with your cheque(s) to Brainfartz.

After any type of event, other than the clearing up, the hardest part is often collecting in the money.