Keep it safe and legal

Keeping it safe and legal

"We're Supporting Guide Dogs" logoWe want your fundraising event to be as much fun as possible; however, it's very important that your event is safe and legal. To make sure your event is safe, legal and everyone has a great time, we've put together handy guidelines - please take some time to read this information.

Healthy and Safety Guidelines
As organiser of an event, you're responsible for keeping everyone involved in your event as safe as possible at all times. Don't worry, it's not as daunting as you might think - just take a look at our top tips below, and if you need more information, visit the Health and Safety Executive website.

Fill in your Organisers Checklist

Take a look at the Health and Safety Executive website

If you're handling food, take a look at the Food Standards Agency website

Guide Dogs cannot accept liability for any loss, damage or injury suffered by yourself or anyone else as a result of taking part in a fundraising event. For more information please email your questions to

To make sure your event adheres to all legal requirements, we have put together a Licensed to Fundraise document. Here you will find all the information required to ensure you and the public are protected.


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