City Forums and Lobbying CityCo and Manchester BID represent our business networks at a range of city meetings and forums. As constant corporate champions, we have an influential role in lobbying local authorities authorities, transport organisations and...
CityCo manages Manchester’s Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) to help create a safe and secure city by reporting and tackling business-related crime. We support the work of Greater Manchester Police, City Council Licensing and Anti-Social Behaviour teams.
The partnership manages a city centre Civil Exclusion Scheme to record crime incidents, identify persons and issue exclusion notices. Members also have access to StoreNet/NiteNet radios connected to Manchester city centre’s CCTV room and alongside are provided real-time, secure offender intelligence online. And the team delivers venue security training on Crime Prevention, Conflict Avoidance, Fraud Prevention, Counterfeit Currency, Making Statements and Reporting.
CityCo’s Business Crime Unit has achieved annual ‘Accreditation with Distinction’ by the National Association of Business Crime Partnerships and received a Divisional Commanders Award from Greater Manchester Police to recognise outstanding partnership work.