The Cross-sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) – East Midlands Region was established in December 2017 and covers the Counties of Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire.
The group works in partnership with the County police forces and local organisations to provide proactive security, to help improve business resilience, and reactive security information, when there has been a
The East Midlands Region is run by a Management Board which was formed in January 2018 and is a partnership of local businesses and the relevant authorities across the six Counties. The group works directly with the East Midlands Special Operations Unit and is supported by the counter terrorism and business crime police teams at Scotland Yard.
The Management Board is reinforced by a network of Business Champions, who enable the work of the CSSC in the East Midlands by becoming Industry Sector Leads (ISL’s). The role of an ISL is to onward cascade messages, within their business sector, and promote the work of CSSC. In recognition of the important role carried out by ISLs the East Midlands Region has implemented an annual award for the most innovative ISL which is presented at the CSSC Gala Dinner in London.
The CSSC in the East Midlands already has a membership of over 250 principal organisations and an estimated reach of almost a quarter of a million people. We are supported in our work by key organisations such as the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce.
In the event of a major incident, such as a terrorist attack, our partnership with the emergency services and other authorities ensures that we can deliver official information quickly and efficiently enabling business operators to make the necessary decisions and share the information with their teams.
To provide additional support to our members in the East Midlands we hold a free annual Business Security Conference. This is with the aim of providing the delegates with the most topical security information and at the same time giving members the opportunity to network. The event which is a half day seminar and CPD accredited by the Security Institute is usually held in the autumn.
The East Midlands Team
Read about the East Midlands CSSC Board (including the five members shown below) on our Meet The Team page
If you would like to register for free please sign up on our membership page
Our latest East Midlands region CSSC newsletter for Summer 2019 is attached below. Clicking on the link will start the file download.
CSSC East Midlands major sponsors: