Guidance

Defence catering manual: catering, retail and leisure: guidance (JSP 456 part 2, volume 4)

Regulations, instructions and guidance on the catering, retail and leisure concept for those working in armed forces catering.

Documents

Guidance: catering, retail and leisure (CRL) (updated 10 January 2019)

Catering, retail and leisure concept (updated 19 November 2018)

Hospital, rehabilitation and medical reception centre messing (updated 19 November 2018)

Field exercise catering (updated 19 November 2018)

Crown account supplements (updated 19 November 2018)

Menu policy and food input standards (updated 19 November 2018)

Function definition (updated 19 November 2018)

Inspections and audits (updated 19 November 2018)

The employment of core catering manpower (updated 10 January 2019)

Payment systems (updated 19 November 2018)

Equipment and infrastructure (updated June 2016)

Catering retail and leisure management

Catering, retail and leisure training

Gainshare and excess income payments (updated 10 January 2019)

Alternative CRL provision

Gaming machines (updated 10 January 2018)

Value added tax (updated October 2015)

Service provision payment

In-flight catering (updated 19 November 2018)

Details

The Defence catering manual, Joint Service Publication (JSP) 456, provides regulations, instructions and guidance for all those working in catering for the UK armed forces.

Volume 4 covers the catering, retail and leisure concept.

Published 24 September 2010
Last updated 10 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated chapters 9, 14 and 16.
  2. Updated the following chapters: Guidance: catering, retail and leisure (CRL) , Catering, retail and leisure concept, Catering accounting regulations, Hospital, rehabilitation and medical reception centre messing Field exercise catering, Crown account supplements, Menu policy and food input standards, Function definition, Inspections and audits, Payment systems, and In-flight catering.
  3. Added Catering Account Regulations (updated October 2018) , Guidance: catering, retail and leisure (CRL) (updated October 2018) and Crown Account Supplements (updated October 2018)
  4. Updated Catering accounting regulations and the catering, retail and leisure manual.
  5. Updated the In Flight Catering and the Catering, Retail and Leisure guidance for April 2018.
  6. Updated the Guidance for catering, retail and leisure (CRL).
  7. Added updated catering accounting regulations February 2018.
  8. Updated several chapters.
  9. Added updated 'Guidance: catering, retail and leisure (CRL)', and chapters 2, 5, 10 and 19.
  10. Added updated versions of Guidance: catering, retail and leisure (CRL), Catering accounting regulations (JSP 456 part 2, volume 4, chapter 2) and Crown account supplements (JSP 456 part 2, volume 4, chapter 6).
  11. Updated guidance and Crown account supplements documents.
  12. Added updated Catering accounting regulations and payment systems
  13. Updated Chapter 5: Crown account supplements
  14. Updated: Guidance: catering, retail and leisure (CRL) and Catering accounting regulations.
  15. Added updated Chapter 6
  16. Updated: Menu policy and food input standards: (JSP 456 Part 2, Volume 4, Chapter 6) and Guidance: catering, retail and leisure: (Ref: JSP 456 Part 2, Volume 4)
  17. Added updated: part 2 guidance and chapter 6
  18. Updated chapters 2 and 19.
  19. Added updated JSP 456 Volume 4 Prelims and chapters 1 to 4, 7, 8, 11.
  20. Added updated Guidance and chapter 2
  21. Added revised parts for Prelims and chapter 17.
  22. Added updated Chapter 2.
  23. Added updated versions of Prelims, Chapter 11, 12 and 19.
  24. Part 2 Volume 4 Prelims e-mail address correction. Part 2 Volume 4 Chapter 7 – 0702 – 0705 text missing on Internet version.
  25. Added new version of documents.
  26. First published.