Asses the Importance of Meeting Organisational and Legal Requirements When Planning a Business Event

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In this assignment the author will discuss the organisational and legal requirements when planning a funeral service. The beginning part will be the basic issues that need to be made when holding an event and then the legal requirements will be mentioned that should take place when holding this event. Holding an event is a very rewarding exercise provided everything runs according to plan. However things can go wrong and the consequences to the event organiser can be very serious. Events that are well organised are great and fun and encourages audience and visitors to come back for more. Badly organised will be remembered by many but for all the wrong reasons. Organising an event can be a frightening prospect, however with good…show more content…
This exercise is called a Risk Assessment and is essential in organising a successful event. Risk Assessment is a legal requirement for employers under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 stated: • (1)every employer shall make and give effect to such arrangements as are appropriate, having regard to the nature of his activities and the size of his undertaking, for the effective planning, organisation, control, monitoring and review of the preventive and protective measures. • (2)Where the employer employs five or more employees, he shall record the arrangements referred to in paragraph. • (3) Every employer shall make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to the health and safety of his employees to which they are exposed whilst they are at work; and the risks to the health and safety of persons not in his employment arising out of or in connection with the conduct by him of his undertaking, It is also a way of ensuring the safety of everyone involved with your event. 3. Risk assessments The purpose of Risk Assessment is to indentify hazards which could cause harm, assess the risk which may arise from those hazards and decide on a suitable measure to eliminate, or control the risk. A Risk Assessment for the event can only be carried out once information has been received from contractors, other companies and self employed people will

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