Test and Trace Support Payment

People instructed to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace, who are on a low income and cannot work from home, and who will lose money as a result, may be eligible for a £500 Test and Trace Support Payment.  Self-isolating when instructed to helps to stop the transmission of COVID-19, helping to keep people healthy … Read more

City Security magazine summer edition available

The summer edition of City Security magazine, produced in partnership with the City of London Crime Prevention Association is available now. This issue focuses on the challenges facing us all including: returning to the office, personal safety and security and developing a career in security. You can subscribe for free and view the digital version … Read more

London Pandemic update

In the most recent week of complete data, 04 June 2021 – 10 June 2021, 5,942 cases were identified in London, a rate of 66 cases per 100,000 population. This compares with 3,896 cases and a rate of 44 for the previous week.In the same set of data, 39,321 cases were identified in England as … Read more

City businesses urged to follow rules to stop infections: 14 June 2021

The City of London Corporation is urging businesses to follow the rules after concerns that there have been COVID outbreaks because of poor compliance with social distancing guidelines in some workplaces and hospitality settings. Chairman of the City of London Corporation’s Community & Children’s Services Committee, Ruby Sayed, said whilst everyone in the country is eager … Read more

CPNI guidance on Fire as Weapon attacks: 12 June 2021

A new CPNI guidance document HERE has been developed incollaboration with the Home Office, National CounterTerrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) highlighting ways to mitigate the risks posed by terrorists conducting attacks that combine the use of fire with other attack methods, this is known as Fire as a Weapon (FAW).  NaCTSO     Follow … Read more

NFIB update on mobile phone scam: 9 June 2021

Please find HERE the following:  Mobile phone upgrade scam – The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau. The attached alert is not protectively marked please disseminate outside your organisation, there is further guidance around handling this alert within the document.The NFIB welcomes feedback from our readers to evaluate the quality of our products through continuous improvement and to inform our priorities.  Please … Read more

UK Protect Bulletin: 10 May 2021

Please click HERE for the UK Protect Bulletin.   Business Engagement Team National Counter Terrorism Security Office (www.nactso.gov.uk)/Counter Terrorism Policing HQ Peter.Fuller@met.police.uk                               Follow us: @TerrorismPoliceFacebook: Facebook.com/metpoliceuk Twitter: @metpoliceuk

COVID-19 Business Update: 17th March 2021

Please see below this week’s business update from the London Business Hub. The Covid-19 public dashboard is attached HERE.   Pandemic overview In the most recent week of complete data, 4 March to 10 March, 3,583 cases were identified in London, a rate of 40 cases per 100,000 population. This compares with 4,055 cases and a rate … Read more

COVID-19 weekly business update: 24th February 2021

Please find below this week’s business update and SCG Public Dashboard for Covid HERE Pandemic overviewThis week, the Government set out its roadmap for easing restrictions, with the earliest possible dates for the gradual lifting of the current national lockdown. The Prime Minister confirmed that all schools and higher education facilities will begin re-opening for students from 8 … Read more

Doug Barrow awarded MBE

I am pleased to announce that Douglas Barrow, former patron of the City of London Crime Prevention Association, member of the Court of Common Council and former Chairman of the Police Authority Board, City of London has been awarded an MBE for services to the Maritime Sector and to the City of London. On behalf of the … Read more