Business Crime Direct

Welcome to Business Crime Direct. We are an independent non-profit making team located within the Security Industry. We are in a unique position to help all businesses to PREVENT crime, REDUCE the fear of crime and RESTORE public confidence. We do this by:

  • offering free and independent crime prevention and reduction advice
  • setting up Crime Alert schemes to encourage businesses to work together and communicate to combat crime.

Security grants may be available within your area

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Crime Alerts

What is a Crime Alert?

Crime and Disorder have a negative effect on businesses. This leads to:

  • loss of customers by day and night leading to reduced profits
  • loss of investment, leading to empty shops
  • less choice for customers
  • less employment opportunities
  • less attractive shopping areas and poorly maintained streets
  • less busy streets leads to people feeling unsafe
  • difficulties for businesses in obtaining affordable insurance
  • downturn for the local economy and community
A Crime Alert scheme is a crime reduction initiative which brings businesses together with partner agencies to tackle crime and disorder.
A Crime Alert scheme comprises of one or more of the following crime reduction activities:
  • Data Sharing Agreement with the local Police.
  • Radio network linking businesses together
  • Ringmaster automatic information circulation system
  • Photographs Albums and Intelligence sharing (following completion of a signed agreement)
  • Services of a Crime Reduction Manager
  • Exclusion and banning orders
  • Data Sharing Agreements

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Can Security Guards Prevent Theft

Crime against businesses is a problem all over the world, the attractions of criminals to businesses are mainly for a few reasons.

  1. Businesses tend to invest in high quality high value goods
  2. Employees seem to be less concerned of the security of the employers property
  3. Business premises are often left unoccupied at set times
Its is unfortunate that many employees often steal from their employees; theft from employers is seen in all industries, especially retail, construction and office. Security guards London can help to deter criminals, before they have entered the your business and began to cause any damages as they can see that a security presence will thwart their plans.