National Business Crime Centre

The National Business Crime Centre was created as a result of a Home Office Police Transformation Funding in 2017.

The NBCC is led by the Assistant Commissioner of the City of London Police, who is the NPCC lead for Business Crime.  The centre is hosted within the City of London Police.

Our Objectives

The role of the NBCC comes under three strategic strands:

  1. Partnership – Improve partnership with Businesses And Police Nationally
  2. Intelligence - Improve Business Crime Intelligence And Information Exchange
  3. Prevention - Assisting Businesses To Protect Themselves From Crime

The NBCC does not offer a proactive or investigative capability, but will support other units from both police and business communities and act as a conduit for sharing advice/trends nationally.

Our areas of work will fall under our three main strategic strands of:






Under these strands the role of the NBCC is to:

  • Improve partnership working to accurately understand and reduce the impact of crime by supporting and co-ordinating activity between UK police forces and the business community
  • Raise national police standards by prioritising prevention, enabling businesses to protect themselves from crime by being a conduit of best practice and a centre of excellence
  • Enable businesses to target resources more efficiently, through effective intelligence and information exchange, disrupting organised crime against business
  • Support the delivery of the national Serious and Organised Acquisitive Crime (SOAC) strategy
  • Develop and support national standards for the accreditation for Business Crime Reduction Partnerships
  • Identify and promote research into emerging crime trends affecting business
  • Develop additional support for the NPCC portfolios of Fraud, Cyber and Counter Terrorism through messaging and business engagement
  • Assist Government and NPCC Portfolio leads with business engagement to support their objectives


Our Website

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