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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT promotes wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice. It brings together industry, academics, practitioners and government to share knowledge, promote new thinking, inform the design of new curricula, shape public policy and inform the public. As the professional membership and accreditation body for IT, the Institute serves over 70,000 members including practitioners, businesses, academics and students, in the UK and internationally. It delivers a range of professional development tools for practitioners and employees. A leading IT qualification body, it offers a range of widely recognised professional and end-user qualifications.
Bob’s Business is an information security awareness training provider which helps organisations to arm their end users with the knowledge they need to securely surf the web, identify online risks and protect the sensitive information they handle daily. Its aim is to help organisations adopt security best practices, encourage confidence in the use of information technology and enhance the strength of their human firewall.
Counselling Directory was set up by a team who know how difficult it can be to find support. Through their own experiences of mental health issues, they have learnt how important having relevant information is and how the right support can help transform lives. The team is passionate about counselling and wants to promote the huge benefits talk therapy can have.
The Counselling Directory website is a confidential service that encourages those in need to seek help and to connect individuals with qualified counsellors in the UK. The site contains information on the common reasons people turn to counselling, as well as articles, news, and events.
Crimestoppers is an independent charity helping law enforcement to locate criminals and help solve crimes. It has an anonymous 24/7 phone number, 0800 555 111, that people can call to pass on information about crime; alternatively people can send supply information on an anonymous online form. No name nor any personal details are required.
European Association for Secure Transactions
European Association for Secure Transactions (EAST) has set up an international network in order to help improve public/private sector cross-border cooperation in the fight against organised cross-border crime. EAST National Members represent countries within the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), as well as others by special arrangement, and active links are maintained with both Europol and Eurojust. For the purposes of sharing information and crime statistics, EAST maintains connections with organisations outside SEPA.
FamilyGamerTV was set up in 2011 to offer unbiased and jargon-free video game information for families. As well as helping parents make informed choices about the games in the home, it also connects families with games that will work best for them. This has grown over the years to be the UK’s largest family gaming advice channel on YouTube.
Federation of Small Businesses
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and small business owners.
GamCare is the leading national provider of information, advice and support for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. GamCare operates the National Gambling HelpLine (Freephone 0808 8020 133 or via web chat at www.gamcare.org.uk, 8am – Midnight, seven days a week) as well as providing free counselling across England, Scotland and Wales for anyone affected by problem gambling. GamCare's expert services are confidential and non-judgemental.
Neighbourhood and Home Watch
Neighbourhood and Home Watch is one of the UK’s largest voluntary movements, covering approximately 3.8 million households.
The aim of the movement is to bring neighbours together to create strong, friendly, active communities where crime and anti-social behaviour are less likely to happen.
Its vision is that of a caring society that is focused on trust and respect in which people are safe from crime and enjoy a good quality of life.
The Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network (NHWN) is the charity and umbrella body which represents Neighbourhood Watch and Home Watch members across England and Wales.
The Phone-paid Services Authority (previously known as PhonepayPlus and,before that, ICSTIS) regulates premium rate (or phone-paid) services in the UK. These are the premium rate goods and services that you can buy by charging the cost to your phone bill and pre-pay account.
Risk Crew is an elite group of product-independent, information governance, risk, and compliance management professionals. It is the forerunner in the design and delivery of effective business information and communication technology risk and security solutions. It understands business risk and compliance and so also excels in the creation of operative controls and processes to cost-effectively comply with legislation, regulation and best commercial practices such as the Payment Card Industry (PCI), Data Security Standards (DSS), the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) and ISO/IEC 27001.
SafeBuy is the UK's leading consumer assurance scheme with the only ecommerce code of practice that has completed Stage One of the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme run by the Office of Fair Trading. The SafeBuy Hands Seal is an assurance that a website is trustworthy and provides a high-quality service.
Safer Jobs (Safe Advice for Employment and Recruitment), the Recruitment Industry Counter-Fraud Forum, is a non-profit making, industry wide, forum created to raise awareness about and combating criminal activities that may be attempted on those within the industry or through the services provided by the industry.
Scottish Police College
The Scottish Police College is a centre of learning excellence providing formally recognised courses and programmes through credit rated courses through the SCQF Framework, or universities or professional bodies. Its aim is to offer a range of training, assessment, qualifications and professional development opportunities to enable students to develop their professional competence throughout their career and beyond. /
The Take Five campaign aims to put consumers and businesses back in control with straight-forward advice to help prevent financial fraud and encourage people to take a moment. It is designed to remind people that it pays to “stop and think”. Take Five is the first national campaign to be backed by all the major banks and other financial service providers across the UK.
The Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs)
The Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs) are open to anyone working in the UK - operating in the public, private and third sector. The awards recognise and reward individuals, teams, initiatives and companies involved in tackling different areas of economic crime. The awards are designed to be both independent and inclusive, providing an opportunity for outstanding performers, whether buyers or suppliers to be recognised and their success to be celebrated.
Victim Support is the independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. It annually offers support to more than one million victims of crime. Victim Support provides the Homicide Service supporting people bereaved through murder and manslaughter and runs more than 100 local projects which tackle domestic violence, antisocial behaviour and hate crime, help children and young people and deliver restorative justice. The charity has around 1,100 staff and more than 3,000 volunteers.