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This week, one of the Safer Business Network BCRPs, Safer Lewisham was recognised by the Federation of Small Businesses for its work in supporting our smaller business members in Lewisham to reduce crime. As with all our BCRPs, Safer Lewisham is a locally managed BCRP, facilitating local business crime priorities, alongside our partners in the local authority and police.
MPs will be debating ways to prevent retail theft and staff abuse in a three-hour parlimentary session next week.
The event focuses on positive approaches to behaviour and violence risk reduction. It will be valuable for those who through their work can interact with people in the ‘street community’ and groups of young people, who may at times be challenging and/or vulnerable.
Sussex Police have admitted to failing to record more than half of crimes which involve knives.
NABCP held its third training day for its members in Stoke on Trent today.
The event is free to attend and will start at 9am and finish at 4pm. Lunch will be provided.
A draft guide issued by the Home Office offers advice for businesses on when and how to report violent crime.
The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) have produced a guide for the Management of Business Crime.
Deaths from stabbing with a knife or sharp instrument have reached the highest number since records began 70 years ago.
The Sussex Business Wardens who work in partnership with the Brighton & Hove Business Crime Reduction Partnership have been awarded for their bravery in helping to save a man's life.
Mobile Support Unit Accreditations announced by the Brighton & Hove Business Crime Reduction Partnership.
The Ministry of Justice is in talks to end prisons sentences of less than six months.
To combat the growing issue of travelling offenders who commit offences across the county, The Sussex Business Crime Group has launched a county wide exclusion scheme which will exclude prolific offenders from almost 1000 businesses across Sussex.
Victoria Atkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, has agreed to attend a meeting with key partners from the world of retail and trade unions to discuss violence against retailers and shopworkers.
It is estimated that there are 40.3 million people involved in Modern Slavery around the world in every country.
Every one of the 60 retail units in Northampton’s Grosvenor Centre has been signed up to work in partnership with the Northampton Retail Crime Initiative (NRCI), which is part of the Northamptonshire Business Crime Partnership (NBCP).
Awards announced for Leeds’ retailers, bars and businesses leading the fight against crime
UK police accessed the Schengen Information System II 539 million times in 2017 but a ‘no-deal’ Brexit could see the UK denied access to the facility if we become a ‘third country’ outside of the EU.
The recent Yorkshire and Humberside Partners Against Crime meeting in Harrogate proved the value of regional intelligence sharing with two arrests being made shortly after the meeting.
Police Crime and Prevention Initiatives (PCPI) has become the accreditation body for Business Crime Partnerships (BCRPs).
A letter to the business community with regards to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
The National Association of Business Crime Partnerships (NABCP) is one of only two Assessing Organisations working with the National Business Crime Centre to offer Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) assessments.
This Manifesto has been written on behalf of the retail industry, business leaders and local SME’s, by a not for profit business intelligence exchange with the desired intention of driving national consistency by Business Improvement Districts in crime management workings, supporting all retailers during these challenging trading and crime conditions.
The Brighton and Hove BCRP have launched a secure messenging service for its members through BlackBerry Messenger Enterprise.