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Noise complaints: know your rights

For a long time, pubs, nightclubs and bars were under attack from local residents complaining about the noise. Many found themselves on the wrong end of council legislation which caused some to close down. But rightly so, venues are starting to fight back. Social media is now packed with examples of pubs defending their customer’s [...]

By | 2019-04-11T09:19:59+01:00 February 28th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Interpretation of warranty case study

Insurance needs expertise. And we’re not just saying that because we’re considered the leading experts in nighttime leisure insurance in the UK. Insurance can be complicated and subject to interpretation, so it’s important that you know what you’re looking for when you’re going through your policy wording. For this blog, we thought we’d look at [...]

By | 2019-02-27T12:46:52+01:00 February 27th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Why is nightlife unfairly associated with violence?

Earlier this week, we typed ‘nightclub news’ into Google to get the latest on the night time leisure industry in the UK. The top 10,20,30 results were dominated with stories of stabbings outside an Oxford Street nightclub. Not one single positive story about all the good nightclubs do for the economy and people’s wellbeing. In [...]

By | 2019-02-21T14:29:43+01:00 February 21st, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Learning how to use our new defibrillator!

This week, NDML; staff have spent time learning how to use the new defibrillator which will be permanently housed on the outside of our head office in Leeds. After having recently experienced the devastation that can come from heart-related illness, our staff are keen to prevent others feeling the same loss. We’ve purchased the defibrillator [...]

By | 2019-02-14T09:44:41+01:00 February 14th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

NDML partners with hero wellbeing

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve partnered with hero wellbeing to launch their new app, Navigator! The app and online platform will help our staff keep track of their personal health and wellbeing by linking to wearables such as Apple Watches and Fitbits, and giving key information about nutrition, sleep and exercise through the wellbeing [...]

By | 2019-02-13T10:34:21+01:00 February 8th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

5 key things to consider when you’re buying insurance for restaurants

Buying insurance for your restaurant is never easy. For a start, your expertise lies in giving customers an amazing experience with great food, drink and entertainment. No one can expect you to be an insurance expert as well. And even if you were an expert, how could you ever find the time to look into [...]

By | 2019-04-11T08:25:48+01:00 February 8th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Why regular boiler inspections and maintenance are critical for your venue

At this time of year, boiler maintenance is absolutely critical. No customers will want to spend their money in a venue where they will be sat frozen. But more importantly, gas appliances and flues must, by law, have annual safety checks. Gas appliances includes boilers, as well as appliances such as stoves and fireplaces. The [...]

By | 2019-04-11T08:35:48+01:00 January 25th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

What are the big threats to nightlife that you need to know about?

We recently spoke to our close partners, the NTIA, about the difficulties the night-time industry faces in 2019. We agreed that the only way to overcome these challenges is through togetherness, education, and communication. After more than 20 years fighting for the future of night-time leisure venues, we understand how important it is to keep [...]

By | 2019-01-24T12:10:54+01:00 January 24th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments