Tackling knife crime - we all have a part to play

Safer Business Network has always been aware of our role to upskill our members around the responsible sale of knives which we have been doing locally for some time, so we were delighted to support the official launch of MOPACs knife retail toolkit this month. This toolkit is a pack of training resources for businesses in carrying out their legal responsibilities when it comes to selling knives and includes guidance on the voluntary best practice agreement and other good practice guidance. Our local schemes will be reviewing our procedures to ensure they compliment this new guidance. Locally, we are working with For Jimmy to roll out Safe Havens for young people at risk, we offer training ar

BCRPs crucial in new ‘Safe & Secure’ Report

New research released by London BIDs Against Crime (LBAC) assesses the contribution of London's Business Improvement Districts to crime-reduction across the capital, and identifies the challenges they face in addressing levy payers safety and security concerns. Safer Business Network work with 16 BIDs across its BCRPs, and with the newly introduced Safer Business Network Training, we have a real opportunity to help BIDs across London deliver against the Safe and Secure portfolio, and meet the needs of their levy payers. The key findings of the report show that safe and secure issues consistently rate amongst the top concerns for levy payers but consistency of deliver varies. The report refer

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