The scheme aims to ensure the customer experience is a safe and responsible one whilst still being enjoyable, and that the outlet has a responsible attitude and sound crime prevention measures. Judged independently, the scheme is a measure of performance against four licensing objectives:
- Prevention of Crime and Disorder
- Public Safety
- Prevention of Public Nuisance
- Protection of Children from Harm
The Union has continued to apply for and be awarded the standard, achieving an overall score of 95% in the 2012 NUSSL assessment.