Publications and Publicity
All publications have been listed in date order, with the most
APACS: Fraud in Focus
APACS – The Association for Payment Clearing Services – was set up in December 1985 and is the umbrella body for the UK payments industry. It co-ordinates fraud prevention work among the banks, police, retailers and card schemes.
In the business of preventing crime together
Nacro have produced a briefing note for local partnerships who wish to form multi-agency relationship with the private sector. The briefing outlines the benefits for the partnership, for the businesses concerned and for the wider community; how to sell the idea to a business; what help you might expect; and how to sustain interest over the medium-long term.
Plant Theft Advice
The Plant Theft Action Group have published advice for the owners of industrial and agricultural plant vehicles on how best to protect their equipment. The advice covers issues of how to security-mark the vehicle, key and perimeter security, and
Making It Our Business: Auditing and consulting the business sector on crime and disorder
Nacro Community Safety Practice Briefing
British Chambers of Commerce Business Crime Survey 2001
The British Chamber of Commerce have published a report of crime experienced by their 2914 members. The report forms part of their “Securing Enterprise” campaign that aims to raise awareness of the cost and impact of business crime to do away with the idea that business crime is a victimless crime.
The Nature and Extent of Construction Plant Theft
The theft of construction equipment (termed ‘plant’) has been estimated to cost the UK between £600 million and £1 billion per year. The problem was thought to begetting worse, but little data existed to confirm or disprove this.
Guidance on Statutory Crime & Disorder Partnerships
Home Office guidance to statutory crime and disorder partnerships includes in Chapter 2: Structures advice on working with the business sector.
Community Crime Reduction Partnerships: The Retail Contribution
The guide “Community Crime Reduction Partnerships: The Retail Contribution” provides a framework of practical and cost-effective measures, which ensures that those best placed to deal with the problems work together to provide local solutions.
Last update: 25 March 2004