The NBCS only work with trusted suppliers that support the vision and strategy of the NBCS network and members.

Working closely alongside our member organisations, our Associate Members are with us every step of the way. Listening to the needs and current trends, then supporting our members in reducing the issues they are facing, whether this is internal fraud, technology, violence reduction or burglary prevention, we have a partner solution that is trusted and supported by the NBCS.

In return for the associate member’s continued support, innovation and service, our member organisations use the services of our associate members before considering others. This membership led approach ensures the ultimate goal of reducing business crime is achieved in a secure and trusted environment.

If your business needs support on any projects, tendering process, crime prevention solutions or innovation, please contact our specialist management team who as part of your membership will help in design, recommendation and innovation.

For more information call our team on 0800 080 6016 or email us.


Below you will find our Associate Members who go above and beyond to help support our members crime reduction strategies.

Apex Radio Systems are your two-way radio solution experts; with over 30 years of experience, we sell, hire, repair and service two-way radios and associated communications equipment across the whole business spectrum. In the fast-moving world of today’s business, two-way radio communications play a crucial role in the safety and welfare of people.

We are specialists in radio system design and installation, event hire, WatchScheme radio links and online & offline retail. Our products include Motorola, Sepura, Hytera, Icom, Apex, Kenwood, Entel, VoCoVo, and many more.

Apex owns and operates several regional community repeater networks, providing customers with vital communication links to their workforce. In the UK alone, Apex currently supplies and supports over 250 WatchSchemes, from Northern Scotland to the Southern Coast of England.

Our WatchSchemes allow all Retailers in the area to communicate instantly with each other for a proactive approach to reducing and managing crime. On many of our Schemes, Retailers are also able to be in communication with the Local Police, CCTV and various other helpful initiatives.

We work closely with local partner agencies to provide the proper support and expertise. We can link several towns together to a central hub. Our knowledge of the technical advancements in radio communication systems means we can always offer the latest available equipment and packages to make Two-Way Radio systems genuinely effective in the fight against crime.

In addition, Apex will also liaise with local police and crime reduction officers in the proposed area to establish the most efficient ShopWatch scheme for all users. Apex can extend the ShopWatch scheme offer to any organisation, town or city.

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AtWrk provide a SaaS(Software as a Service) modular platform for business automation and process management.

As well us underpinning a number of successful field service applications with over 200,000 work orders processed in the last year, the AtWrk platform provides the backbone for ServiceAtWrk our Field Service Management solution for start-ups to medium sized companies.

In addition, AtWrk provide consultancy services to companies looking to launch SaaS business platforms and can provide a straightforward bootstrap to very quickly launch largely dispersed workforces with common field process, form completion and consistent data collection.

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Smarter retail makes the difference

Attract customers, optimize store layout, prevent shoplifting, reduce checkout lines, handling peak shopping periods… there are several concerns to operate as a retailer. Smart technologies are designed to support you and give the consumer a greater, faster and safer experience when shopping. Find the opportunities to increase revenues and shape the future of your retail store- all in real time.

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Fire & Security
The impact of a fire or security breach can be devastating. Our fire and security division protect our clients’ businesses, staff and reputations by providing effective risk mitigation solutions. We offer a full range of services covering procurement, design, supply, installation and maintenance, and can offer expert advice on the best system for your needs. Our team can provide a large scale roll out across multiple sites as well as assisting with smaller bespoke solutions.

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You can’t defend against all security risks, cyber incidents and security breaches will occur, no matter the size of your organisation – but Evalian knows there isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to privacy and security.

Providing CREST accredited Penetration Testing, ISO Consultancy, Information Security and Data Protection services to organisations of all sizes, across multiple sectors, Evalian is proud to provide real-world, pragmatic advice. Made up of highly experienced SMEs, Evalian acts as your partner and tailors solutions to ensure your security posture is as robust as it can be, as well as providing services such as cyber incident response and supply chain security management. Evalian are also a Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus Certifying Body.

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FaiceTech™ helps companies and brands deploy innovative digital facial and objective recognition solutions products quickly and effectively. Our proprietary technology and process enables us to deliver a high level of accuracy whilst utilising bank level security to ensure data is stored and accessed securely.

The process enables us to comply with various Data Protection legislations based on jurisdictions of preference. The company works with leading retailers and hospitality venues. The FaiceTech™ platform of products enables companies to rapidly deploy solutions, driving efficiency, innovation and safety.

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The StoreGuard provides quick and accurate intelligence. Some of its functionality includes:

REAL-TIME ALERTS – StoreGuard allows for the real-time alerting when vehicles of interest enter your car park, allowing you to pro actively stop incidents from occurring at your site.

VOS (Vehicle Online Search) – allows users to search the vehicles database by search criteria such as registration, locations and repeat visitors to narrow the list of potential suspect vehicles.

SSA (StoreGuard Shared Alerts) – alerts generated by a single StoreGuard site can be shared throughout the entire StoreGuard estate, helping our clients to protect themselves for vehicles they have no information on.

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COVID-19 Solutions

Video surveillance systems have traditionally been deployed as a powerful tool to help retailers minimise shrinkage and create a safe and secure environment for staff and customers. Recent advancements in technology have created the opportunity to monitor activity throughout a store and gain a greater understanding of customer behaviour and buying patterns.

Retailers can use Wisenet cameras with an Open Platform capability to integrate with other in-store systems such as EPOS, to analyse customer traffic patterns, manage queues or understand the implications of customer behaviour in relation to signage, store layout and promotions.


The Keyholding Company is the UK’s leading tech-enabled mobile security services company, specialising in alarm response, patrols, locks and unlocks, and access services.

We operate the UK’s largest national security network with 200 carefully vetted service partners. This means we can quickly allocate, scale and re-assign resources according to the location, capacity and quality of service each partner provides.

Clients come to us not only for our great operational delivery, but also because their security data is disconnected and superficial, making it harder to identify patterns, draw conclusions and act. We are integrated with the API to access and incorporate crime data into our reporting and collect roughly ten million data points per month, all surfaced in real-time through our Smart Security Platform – a job booking, data analysis and access management platform that helps reduce spend, reduce risk, and brings businesses into the 21st century.

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With more than 40 years’ experience of cargo security, Maple provide Europe’s widest range of commercial vehicle security solutions. From simple locking applications to integrated electronic seals and load integrity systems, our innovative product range caters for panel vans through to heavy goods vehicles.

A solutions led company, Maple provide a complete end to end service designing, manufacturing and installing security applications for the road transport and logistics industries. We work closely with our clients to understand their unique operational challenges and deliver solutions that seamlessly integrate with existing systems of work, supporting the ever-changing demands and requirements of today’s multi-channel operators.

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 Sample product offering from Maple:



Metro Security (GB) Plc’s Queen’s Award-winning M.A.R.S retail analytics solution enables its customers to…

  • Slash shrinkage
  • Boost profits
  • Improve site efficiency
  • Enhance customer service
  • Raise their brand profile
  • Exploit marketing opportunities

MARS is an all in one solution for linking your epos systems with your CCTV to reduce transaction overheads and eliminate leakage by tagging suspect transactions and providing CCTV evidence. 

M.A.R.S is used in hundreds of stores across the UK and Europe, directly reducing group losses by up to 70%.

  • The M.A.R.S system’s innovative loss prevention features also provide forecourt fuel operator clients including Shell, Certas Energy, Harvest Energy, Great Gas Petroleum and George Hammond Plc with complementary, added-value/revenue-boosting operational, training and site management features.
  • M.A.R.S is just one part of Metro Security’s comprehensive range of security, fire detection/alarm and building management services, backed up by Metro’s in-house 24/7 monitoring facility, NSI Gold certification, and its sister company Adder Digital Technology’s R&D resources.
  • Metro Security boasts a 40+ years trading pedigree, with a cross-section of residential, commercial, corporate and public sector customers.

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Mitie are delighted to partner with NBCS to support organisations across the UK to combat Retail crime via effective collaboration. We are looking forward to taking an active role in setting the strategy and working alongside the NBCS to deliver the most robust Retail crime intelligence network in the UK.

Our deep expertise across Retail includes operating dedicated Security Operations Centres for a range of clients. We monitor and respond to risk and threats, identifying, assessing and reporting on crime patterns and trends as they emerge. As a key sponsor of the Retail Crime Advisory Group, we bring together retailers to identify areas of concern, pool resources and take a targeted approach to reducing retail risk, continuously driving the standards of retail security forward.

Our recent OSPA award for Project Zeal further cements our propensity for collaborative working – aligning the Co-op and Nottinghamshire Police via intelligent technology to help bridge the gap between the public and private sector, and deliver better protection against prolific offenders in the Nottinghamshire area. Our Data Sharing Partnership with Co-op, M&S and Sainsbury’s resulted in an award for Business Crime Prevention Excellence at the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Awards.

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Video technology to support the retail business

Qognify develops video software solutions to help retailers minimize theft and fraud, fight organized retail crime and create new insights on customer behaviour. This includes video surveillance solutions in compliance with national privacy and data protection regulations as well as business video intelligence solutions combining transactions and video data for improved business transparency. The Qognify portfolio also contains advanced management solutions enabling retail chains to efficiently and effectively monitor and administrate their video systems.

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Ravelin provides technology and support to help online businesses prevent evolving fraud threats and accept payments with confidence. Combining machine-learning and graph network visualisation, Ravelin helps businesses draw deeper insights from their customer data to detect fraud, account takeover and promotion abuse and increase payment acceptance.

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Calla is a small, secure body camera with a front facing screen and cloud based video management software service for people working in healthcare, education and retail.

Unbreakable Security

Reveal was the first manufacturer to introduce AES encryption in a body camera, so security has been at the heart of our products for a long time.

Front Facing Screen

Studies show that when people can see they are being recorded it can help calm them down and avoid conflict, and that’s just what Calla does by de-escalating situations, reducing disruption and recording an independent account of what happened.

One touch record

Having a single, quick and simple action to turn the camera on has always been an essential feature in our body cameras. Our intuitive red sliding switch is a positive action that confirms activation by the physical position change on the camera and is easy to operate for staff on the go.

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A leading supplier of forensic security marking solutions, Selectamark Security Systems has a long record of success in deterring business crime.

SelectaDNA, Selectamark’s synthetic DNA forensic marking solution,  has achieved success against crimes including burglaries, theft, attacks on front-line workers, robbery, ATM attacks, and shoplifting. Every unit of SelectaDNA supplied to clients, has a unique forensic code that is registered to its owner, so that it can be used to trace assets back to their owners, or criminals back to crime scenes. It can be used in a wide variety of ways, including in fixed Intruder Spray systems, handheld sprays, or in transferable gels and greases for marking criminals, as well as in asset marking kits for marking property.

SelectaPTT is Selectamark’s unified command, control, and communications system, and is designed to maximise operational efficiency and accountability by putting workforces into recorded and highly secure instant communication, as well as providing tracking, mapping, and emergency functions.

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ShopSafe are the suppliers of next generation SmartRadio solutions and secure information sharing apps.

Empowering retailers, BIDs and crime reduction partnerships to work smarter in the fight against Town and City Centre crime.

Powered by a dynamic team of Software developers and IT Professionals, ShopSafe offer the complete toolbox of crime prevention solutions:

  • Smart Shop Watch & Town Link Systems
  • Secure Information Sharing App – Alert
  • Facial Recognition Software
  • Hybrid Smart Body Cameras
  • Lone Worker Protection
  • AI Driven Digital Evidence Management Software

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Tailored Fire and Security are global leaders in integrated security and life safety systems. Our approach is to work with our clients to offer them a solution tailored to their specific requirements and needs. We offer the full suite of security solutions including; fire protection, access control, video surveillance and intruder detection and our professional team can take your project from design right through to maintaining and monitoring.

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Loss prevention security cameras
Screening staff quickly and safely to detect and deter theft

Proven people security screening cameras that detect all types of objects hidden under clothing, even as small as 3cm x 3cm. Widely used in Distribution and Fulfilment Centres globally, Thruvision’s people security screening technology reduces employee theft, while helping to change operational culture.

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TSS is the UK’s largest privately owned security company, employing over 4000 licensed security personnel.

We are a family owned business which, in our 25 year history, has always remained true to our core values of best value and service excellence, taking care of our people who in turn take care of our clients. Simple really.

Over time our business has diversified from being a predominately retail specialist into many other aspects of security. Unlike some companies we do not claim to do everything – but what we do we do well. A sound philosophy resulting in our impressive client list and unrivalled customer retention.




Vars Technology primarily reduces drive offs using state of the art ANPR solution. Any vehicle who performs a drive off, no means of payment, shop theft, fly tipping etc is instantly added to our global blacklist and informs the cashier when a blacklisted vehicle drives on to the forecourt immediately with an audio and visual alarm. This dramatically reduces crime and theft by over 80% within the first month. Vars Technology have the fastest and easiest way to report and reclaim no means of payments using a simple tablet solution, easy to use and minimises the time a cashier is away from the till.

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