Implementing sound crime prevention and reduction measures makes good business sense. This section and the your business keep crime out of it leaflet (PDF 287 Kb - opens new window) have been produced to help you assess your company’s ability to prevent and reduce crime from affecting your business.
Some of the sections of the leaflet will not be relevant to your company, but by working through the document you will be able to formulate a picture of your company’s strengths, and highlight any weaknesses. Page 41 has is a checklist which you can use as a quick summary.
If you wish to speak to someone for further advice contact:
- your local crime prevention and reduction adviser
- your counter terrorism advisor
- your arson reduction advisor
- your local neighbourhood police officers
- your local watch administrator to set up or join Business Watch.
The Security Industry Authority (opens new window) is responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK.
Crimestoppers (opens new window) is an independent charity helping to find criminals and help solve crimes.
Secured By Design (opens new window) focuses on crime prevention of homes and commercial premises, promoting the use of security standards for a wide range of applications and products.