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New Parliamentary review “will enhance response” to serious and organised crime

A new drive designed to crack down on all forms of serious and organised crime begins with the launch of a wide-ranging formal Government review that will look to identify ways of bolstering the response to threats such as county lines, people trafficking, drugs, child sexual...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019
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Dedicated Cyber Crime Units earn multi-million pound cash injection from Government

The National Police Chief’s Council’s (NPCC) National Cyber Crime Programme has announced that every police force in England and Wales now has a dedicated Cyber Crime Unit in place thanks to a multi-million pound cash investment courtesy of the Conservative...
Posted On 12 Apr 2019
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National Crime Agency reveals detail underpinning new UK Protected Persons Service

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has announced the creation of the new national UK Protected Persons Service. The move will see protected persons units, which are based in a network of regional organised crime units (ROCUs), come under the leadership of the NCA for the first time....
Posted On 02 Apr 2019
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Home Secretary and Chancellor to chair Task Force aimed at tackling economic crime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Chancellor Philip Hammond are jointly chairing a new Government-led Task Force which will work with senior figures from the UK’s financial sector to tackle economic crime. The enormous scale of this type of crime – which includes fraud,...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019
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Conservative Government introduces all-new Serious and Organised Crime Strategy

The Conservative Government has pledged to tackle the misery caused by serious and organised criminals by drawing on all the powers, tools and expertise the UK has to offer. Ben Wallace, Minister for Security and Economic Crime, has stressed in a detailed speech that preventing...
Posted On 05 Nov 2018
Organised crime costs the UK a staggering £24 billion every year
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Theresa May announces launch of Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce

£24 billion. That’s the staggering amount of money organised crime costs the UK every year. With the scale and character of this form of criminality threatening our national security and prosperity, the Home Office has been working on establishing a Joint Money Laundering...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has launched the UK Anti-Corruption Plan
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UK Anti-Corruption Plan unveiled by coalition Government

A wide-ranging and ambitious programme specifically designed to boost the UK’s ability to tackle corruption at home and abroad has been announced by the coalition Government. The UK Anti-Corruption Plan, which includes over 60 actions for Government and partners, will set the...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015