The National Business Crime Centre was created as a result of a Home Office Police Transformation Funding. We are overseen by Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey, who is the NPCC lead for Business Crime and Private Security portfolio.
To improve partnership with the business community and raise National police standards, to accurately understand and reduce the impact of crime.
Enable businesses to target resources more efficiently, through effective intelligence and information exchange, disrupting organised business criminality at a National level.
Prioritising prevention, enabling businesses to protect themselves from cyber, fraud and terrorism by being a conduit of best practice and a centre of excellence supporting all businesses throughout the UK.
The NBCC does not offer a proactive or investigative capability at this stage, but again are willing to 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
This will include;
Support and co-ordinate communications between all UK police forces and the business community
Supporting and initiating exciting and bold crime prevention projects and demand specification for policing resources
Violence Reduction plan for businesses and their staff
Safeguarding advice, links to training and promotion of best practice
Supporting our National policing teams and working together with national intelligence partners to tackle Travelling criminality and Organised Criminal Networks
National Standards and accreditation for Business Crime Reduction Partnerships
Investigating & promoting research into criminological trends
Fraud/Cyber messaging to businesses where appropriate on behalf of specialist units
Assisting with Counter Terrorism messaging to businesses on behalf of Cross Sector Security & Safety Communication network