Fete Insurance and Risk Management

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3. Fete insurance and risk management

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Fetes and outdoors events bring with them their own special risks with fete insurance and risk management top of the list. Refer back to chapter 4 and about the importance of risk assessment .. it still absolutely stands – but on top of public liability insurance, you need to weigh up:

  • property insurance
  • personal accident insurance
  • liability cover for fundraisers (in case they are sued for negligence)
  • weather insurance – be warned it is expensive but if your event already has a history and following, it could be
    worthwhile.

It’s good practice to carry out a risk assessment for each stall. Here’s a quick template:
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Outside vendors participating in your event are responsible for their own public liability insurance. Keep a copy of their insurance on your fete file.

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