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Harnessing the power of county-wide Disc Networks to drive down crime

In over 500 town- and city-centre crime reduction schemes across the country Disc enables tens of thousands of local businesses to share information...

Self-managing anti-social behaviour to make a difference

For almost a year now, high street businesses have faced unprecedented challenges  Covid has closed tens of thousands of retail premises resulting...

Self-managing low-level business crime – with the police.

Reduced budgets - and now the added challenge of Covid-19 - have forced police to concentrate their scarce resources where they can be most...

Crime Reduction Schemes – filling the policing gap

Napoleon once famously described Britain as a ‘Nation of Shopkeepers’ Our retail industry is currently facing unprecedented pressures, especially...

Why, for BIDs, ‘bouncing back’ is simply not enough

Covid presents two challenges to Business Improvement Districts  One is to deliver practical assistance to levy-payers to maximise their 'bounce...

Priti Patel: “shopworkers need protection” – local, grass roots ‘active crime reduction’ is the only way

Forget about our streets:  it's inside our corner-shops and take-aways that criminals are running riot In July Priti Patel commanded a crack-down...

Pubwatch schemes: here yesterday, gone tomorrow?

Right now, barely 10% of licenced premises are open  No one knows when Britain's leisure industry will be back to work - but there's no doubt it...

Police & Crime Commissioners must support crime reduction schemes now – before it’s too late

Coronavirus has hit public-facing service industries the hardest: tourism, travel, retail and leisure sectors are facing the biggest challenges of...

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