NBCC Guidance

The team at the NBCC have drawn on their years of experience in policing and security to develop a series of Crime Prevention guides which businesses can download from the website to help them improve their crime prevention and make their businesses more secure.

Each guide features top tips and step by step practical advice focussed on specific industries and crime types.

The series can be used as quick reference guides and as conversation starters with employees to improve their awareness and training of crime prevention and what they can do to help your business stay better protected from the threats it faces.

The Crime Prevention Series will be updated regularly with new topics and crime trends - please do let us know if there is an area you’d like us to focus on.

Fleet Fuel Theft

Fleet Fuel Theft

There are various ways to steal fuel. Some methods are very basic and easy to execute.

Health and Fitness Clubs

Health and Fitness Clubs

There are many stories of gyms being targeted by individuals and criminal enterprises. 

Impact Statement for Business (ISB)

Impact Statement for Business (ISB)

Where your business has been a victim of a crime, you should consider writing an Impact Statement for Business. 

Infrastructure Crime Responders Guide

Infrastructure Crime Responders Guide

The effects of infrastructure crime are wide reaching with impacts felt by industry and local communities.

Pharmacy Safety

Pharmacy Safety

Community pharmacy teams are sadly no strangers to witnessing crimes, from petty shoplifting and vandalism to violent crimes such as burglaries or attacks on staff.

Premises Security

Premises Security

Good security is essential if you own or manage a small business.

Refund fraud guide

Refund fraud guide

‘Refund’ or ‘return’ fraud can be one of the most difficult for merchants to track and prevent. There are many different tactics used by criminals to commit refund fraud, so it can be difficult to know what to look for.

Reporting a Business Crime to Police

Reporting a Business Crime to Police

In an emergency call 999.

Safeguarding Your Business During Public Events

Safeguarding Your Business During Public Events

At any large gathering there is the potential for a minority of people to use the event as an excuse to cause trouble.

Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour

Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour

Legislation defines ASB as “conduct that has caused, or is likely to cause, harassment, alarm or distress to any person”

Vacant Commercial Premises

Vacant Commercial Premises

The risk factor to business premises will naturally be dependent on a number of factors: area, local criminality, size, stock, and security.

Wholesaler Car Park Security

Wholesaler Car Park Security

All businesses should do their best to create a crime free environment for their employees and customers.