Check Your Windows

As the warmer weather approaches, be aware of the risk of forgetting to close windows! Don't be an easy target for burglars.

More Scams!

Please be wary of correspondence claiming to be from HMRC and requesting personal or banking details. There appears to be a resurgence in...

Fake Notes

Fantastic for retail and some hospitality venues to be able to open again - with large numbers of customers expected please stay alert to...

Keep Your Guard Up!

As we leave lockdown, remember that there will still be many phishing scams circulating. The virus hasn't gone away and neither have the...

Check Your Time

Please make sure you have the correct time and date stamp on your CCTV after the clocks went forward, it can be vital to solving a crime!

Be Aware!

With retail due to reopen it is important that business owners are conscious of heavy footfall and the potential for increased...

Beware Bitcoin Scams

Lots of Bitcoin scams doing the rounds at the moment. Enticing phishing emails promising huge returns and clearly taking advantage of...

Rural Crime

Rural crime continues to have a significant impact on communities. Farms are often targeted so please ensure outbuildings have the same...

Watch out for Sharks!

Loan sharks are continuing to target small businesses suffering from the financial impact of the pandemic. Do not be lured into an...

Courier Scams

With so many people home shopping, courier scams are more rife than ever! Do not respond to people on your doorstep or texts and emails...

Beer Garden Scam

With outdoor drinking set to return soon, scammers are advertising fake pub beer garden bookings and asking for a deposit. Check with...

Crime Rates

Despite the increase in cyber crime, other types of crime have naturally dropped during lockdown. As we move out of the current lockdown...

Grant Scams

More announcements from the government about grants available to businesses means that there will again be more scam emails circulating,...

More Scams!

Royal Mail scams are still rife! Businesses receiving text messages and emails asking them to pay for an excess delivery charge and input...

Fly Tipping

Rural areas are being affected by a significant increase in fly-tipping during the lockdown. Rogue traders are taking advantage of the...

Fake Emails

With the PM making significant statements today about the easing of lockdown, this will inevitably lead to a spike in scammers sending...

Essential Training

Even if you have stayed alert to the many Coronavirus scams doing the rounds, don't take it for granted that your employees have done the...

Keep up to Date!

The increase in digital crime during the pandemic remains a serious concern. With lockdown leading to many thousands of people working...

Home Working Security

So important to remember the need for appropriate online security if you have staff working from home during lockdown. Hackers focus on...

Bike Theft

A reminder that for those who have to travel for work and due to the pandemic are reluctant to use public transport, bike thefts are on...