Quote Originally Posted by Granto
Are you serious? I've been fired for that :( in aus that's considered a kick to the head, not a restraint, which means you lose license points when you do this.

I'm not a doorman myself: No licence points to lose.
Any case, UK doorman seem to get away with some stuff that you couldn't do anywhere else, like KOing people. It's changing a bit though, the authorities expect them to be a bit more 'softly-softly' in approach now.