'Protect Your Business, Protect Your Profits'

Belfast One, in partnership with Belfast City Centre Management held a safety and security workshop for businesses to prepare them before the busy Christmas period.

Items which were covered included Shop Safe, Counterfeit Currency, Cyber Crime and Retail Crimewatch.

Cyber Crime


• Online advice is freely available from numerous sources such as Banks, Trading Standards, Action Fraud and GetSafeOnline.  Twitter @CyberProtectUK
• Small Business Guide - www.ncsc.gov.uk/smallbusiness
www.cyberaware.gov.uk/cyberessentials


Reporting Cyber Crime


• 101 – report events in action direct to PSNI to ensure you receive immediate attention. Time is critical.
www.actionfraud.police.uk  – Individuals and businesses can report fraud, cyber crime and online scams to Action Fraud.
• Phishing emails can be reported direct to Action Fraud via NFIBPhishing@city-of-london.pnn.police.uk

Counterfeit Currency


The following are the serial numbers of counterfeit notes which have come through to Ulster Bank in high quantity in the past 3 months:


Useful links:
http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes
www.crimestoppers-uk.org
http://www.acbi.org.uk/
http://digital.ulsterbank.co.uk/globals/security-centre/counterfeit-banknotes.html