• A Safer Business Community through Partnership

    Business Crime 2015 – a National Conference presented by YHPAC


Business Crime 2015

a National Conference presented by YHPAC

Queen’s Suite, Harrogate International Centre, Thursday 5th March 2015

Yorkshire and Humberside’s regional crime partnership YHPAC are delighted to announce its first national business crime conference, to be held in March 2015 at the renowned Harrogate International Centre in the beautiful North Yorkshire spa town on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.


This year's conference will focus on ‘how do we create a safer business community through partnership work across the region? The conference will discuss systems and strategies cities and business need in place in order to achieve this.


Network with businesses, BCRP's and industry colleagues who share common goals in the fight to combat business and retail crime.


Browse the exhibitor area and speak to companies who offer services and technology that can aid and assist BCRP’s in reducing business and retail crime.

Click below to register for the conference

Tickets are £30 per person - Including lunch and refreshments


Register Now

Business Crime 2015 – Conference Speakers

It gives us great pleasure to announce the below speakers who will cover a variety of business crime reduction subjects.



Invited speakers will be addressing key crime issues that impact upon businesses across the country, including retail and licensing crime trends, and violence being directed towards staff on the front line of many businesses, as well as reviewing the work of crime partnerships . Delegates will hear about some of the ways we can help reduce the impact to themselves and their staff when affected by increasing levels of crime, in what promises to be a varied and interesting day for anyone concerned with this important subject.


Registration coffee and networking. Exhibition stands open.

Welcome to conference, opening remarks and DVD presentation

Steve Hunt - Chair of YHPAC

NABCP National picture - the success of business and retail crime partnerships

Richard Barron - Chief Executive of National Association of Business Crime Partnerships

What can we learn from the UK Retail Fraud Survey 2015?

Paul Bessant - Managing Director - Retail Knowledge (Media) Limited

Refreshments and networking

Tackling violence against our staff

Bill Fox - Chairman of MAYBO, Leaders in Conflict Management Training

Going Digital

Dan Faulkner - Motorolla Radios

Secrets Of the shoplifter

Christopher Joyce - West Yorkshire Police Crime Prevention Officer

A shoplifting Action Plan - one successful Case Study from Leeds

Sean Walker - Leeds BACIL

Lunch and Networking

Reopening Address

Julia Mulligan - North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Business Crime Partnerships - demonstrating service and value to your membership

Tim Edwards - Chair of National Retail Loss Prevention Fashion Forum

Cyber crime impact of fraud on business sustainability

Gary Hibberd - Agenci - Information Security Specialist

Questions and closing address

End of conference closing address

Steve Hunt - Chair of YHPAC

Exhibition stands close


Conference Will Be Held At

Harrogate International Conference Centre

Harrogate International Centre offers flexible spaces, choose from ten event halls, 2000 seat auditorium and flexible breakout rooms, in addition we offer complete exhibition and event packages, outstanding customer service and excellent AV assistance.

Getting Here

Rail Travel

We are linked to all major UK cities via Leeds or York including a direct connection to London daily.

See www.nationalrail.co.uk for timetables.

By Car

From London: M1 - A1(M) exit Wetherby (9 miles from Harrogate)
From the North: A1 - exit Wetherby or Knaresborough (Knaresborough is 8 miles from Harrogate)
From the East: M621 - A1(M) - exit Wetherby
From the West: M56 - M62 - A1(M) - exit Wetherby

HIC has its own 210 space dedicated underground car park, further 1,200 at the nearby Jubilee and Victoria car parks, plus a 180-space car park specifically for contractors

Hotels Nearby

A wide selection of hotels and accommodation can be found on the Visit Harrogate website

Supported by the National Association of Business Crime Partnerships - NABCP




YHPAC would like to thank all its exhibitors for their support.





Conference Charity


Get in touch

Please use this form to ask any question about the conference and a member of the team will contact you shortly.


Tickets are £30 per person - Including lunch and refreshments

Please fill in the form for each member


alternatively, you can download a copy of the registration form by clicking here