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Inaugural GolfRisk 2014 Conference

12.39am 23rd January 2014 - Management Topics - This story was updated on Friday, January 24th, 2014

GolfRisk leafletMarch 26th 2014 will see a new arrival to the series of seminar and conferences that regularly take place within the golfing industry. GolfRisk 2014 brings together a distinguished and highly experienced series of speakers delivering a single powerful message – ‘How can you reduce risk and maximise profit at your golf club?’

Being proactive about risk reduction is a vital component in ensuring not only that golf clubs survive in a harsh economic environment, but that they excel and perform to their optimum potential in the interests of their staff, members and other stakeholders.

Organised by three companies – Britrisk Safety, Jelf Insurance and Warners Solicitors – the central premise is that loss reduction, in the widest sense, is not only essential in terms of economic performance, but makes a significant contribution to members’ experience, how efficiently a club is run, and potentially even its ability to survive a major incident.

Introduced by David Croxton of England Golf, speakers include GCMA Chief Executive Bob Williams, Principal HSE Inspector Mike Walters and Howard Swan, Swan Golf Designs.

Managing Director of Britrisk Safety Tom Searle comments: “Golf clubs often see factors such as health and safety management as peripheral to the main business of the club. Legal compliance can also be seen as a bureaucratic jungle with red tape as a central theme, rather than real risk and injury reduction. By liaising in detail with the insurance industry and the HSE, clubs can change these attitudes. By implementing innovative approaches and strategies the challenge is to get risk management off the written page and into routine three-dimensional club life.”

The conference will be held at Altonwood Surrey National Golf Club, near Caterham, Surrey and will coincide with the launch of a brand new concept whereby the three organising companies, specialists in their respective fields and acting in partnership with their associates, combine to offer an insured health, safety and employment law support service aimed at the golf industry. It is aimed primarily at senior golf club managers, but all club staff will have plenty to gain by attending.

Places cost £54 but bookings before 1st March will secure the reduced rate of £27. To book email

Britrisk Safety Limited

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