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Warwickshire Business Watch Update

Warwickshire Business Watch website The Warwickshire Business Watch website hosts a range of Advice Sheets on a variety of crime prevention topics. It also houses a list of useful links and contact details for the team. The Events, News and … Continue reading

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Beware counterfeit £5 notes in circulation

Warwickshire Police have issued a warning that counterfeit £5 notes are in circulation and have released some advice to help identify genuine notes. Here are six ways to make sure your £5 is genuine: Check the see-through window and portrait … Continue reading

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Are you #WiFiSavvy?

Tuesday 7th February was Safer Internet Day, which saw organisations around the country come together to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for everyone. As part of this celebration, Warwickshire County Council’s Community Safety Team and … Continue reading

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Data Protection for SMEs webinar by the ICO

The small business sector is growing in the UK , 99% of the 5.5 million businesses employ fewer than 249 people. The ICO have produced a webinar looking at best practice for SMEs when they are collecting, sharing or processing data. … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2017: Are you #WiFiSavvy?

Today, Tuesday 7 February, is Safer Internet Day, which sees organisations around the country come together to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for everyone. As part of this celebration, Warwickshire County Council’s Community Safety Team … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Note Pens available to help businesses identify fake notes

The Business Crime Advisor now has Counterfeit Note Pens that can be used to identify fake notes which may be used to purchase goods or services from your business. If you’d like one of the pens, please contact the Business … Continue reading

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Trading Standards approved trader schemes

Warwickshire Trading Standards has a partnership with two approved trader schemes, helping residents to find a professional Trading Standards vetted trader. No Rogue Traders Here’ is an approved trader scheme with a difference, putting consumers in touch with traders who … Continue reading

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Regional Cyber Crime Survey deadline 31st January 2017!

How safe do you feel online? Help us to get a picture of cyber crime in the region by completing the second annual cyber crime survey. Warwickshire, West Mercia, the West Midlands and Staffordshire have joined forces to launch the survey which will look at how people … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Police advise retailers to take precautions during Christmas shopping period #YourBusinessMatters #WarwickshireBusinessWatch

Retailers across the Warwickshire and West Mercia force areas are being reminded the take precautions to maintain the security of their customers, staff and premises during the Christmas shopping period. An increase in footfall often seen during this period can … Continue reading

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Online cyber security course for SMEs launches 5th December

FutureLearn are launching a free online course with Deakin University entitled ‘Cyber Security for Small and Medium Enterprises: Threats and Preventing Attacks’. The course looks at some of the common threats, consequences and the practical ways in which you can … Continue reading

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