VE Pink Book

The Visit England Pink Book is an annually updated publication that details the legal obligations for tourism businesses in England.  Some of the legislation is applicable in Wales and direction is often given to the equivalent legislation in Wales where it isn’t the same as in England and to that for Scotland and Northern Ireland.  The publication is available online or can be purchased in print at:

This should be an essential resource for all English tourism businesses.

Please note the disclaimer that: VE cannot be responsible for any errors in the interpretations given.

Other useful publications include: Fire safety guidance for the hospitality industry (England and Wales 2008):