This year we will be holding our 4th Annual BACIL Awards Evening. With over 800 attendees, 120 nominees and 22 winners to date, we are expecting this years event to be even bigger and better. Nominations are now open at www.bacil.org/awards. Remember its about quality not quantity! For more information about sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets please contact Rachael@BACIL.org / 07736168139


BACIL will be working in partnership with Counter Terrorism officers, West Yorkshire Police and Leeds City Council to facilitate Project Griffin/ Argus training. The event will give businesses in Leeds a broad understanding of the threats currently and invaluable advice on how to manage the situation. The Event will take place on Tuesday 15th May 2018 Banqueting Suite, Leeds Civil Hall 0900-1300 If you would be interested in attending please contact Rachael@B...


We would like to welcome Tony to BACIL as our new Coordinator. Tony has over 30 years previous experience within the Police working in many different areas and is a great addition to the team. We are looking forward to some great ideas being brought to the table. Tony will be responsible for managing our outerareas and night time economy members. Look out for him in the next few weeks working closley with Rachael and Sean and getting to grips with the crime partnership.


The annual BACIL awards ceremony is due to take place at the Queens Hotel on Monday 16th October 2017. The awards to be won are their criteria are follows: Best National Chain Retailer Must be a national brand Must be a member of BACIL Must demonstrate use of the BACIL radio on a regular basis Must contribute to the BACIL website Must follow the BACIL ethos ‘Together we are better protected’ Best Independent Retailer/ Sm...


Leeds’ Crime Prevention network, BACIL (Business Against Crime in Leeds), has announced the winners of its 2016 awards presented to businesses who have helped keep the city safe and taken a proactive stance towards tackling crime. The awards were announced at a special awards dinner at the Leeds Marriott Hotel on Tuesday 4th October and raised a fantastic £2,500 for the St Vincent’s Support Centre who provide much valued support for vulnerable people in and around the ...


2016 Business Against Crime In Leeds Poster Competition BACIL is calling on artists and graphic designers around Leeds and beyond to submit designs for the 2016 Poster Competition. We are looking for an original poster design that catches the attention of a wide target market. The lucky winner will receive a £300 cash prize and their poster will be circulated throughout the night time and daytime economy in Leeds city centre. Business Against Crime In Leeds BAC...


Congradulation for winning the BACIL poster competition Sian Lewis Her bold poster designs as part of a series attracted the student representation on the judging panel. We are all looking forward to seeing these posters in large venues across the city (if anybody is interested in using these posters in their premises please email rachael@bacil.org)


Congratulations to our 2 runners-up in the BACIL poster competition 2015. Daniel Corbridge- Leeds College of Art This entry was favoured by the night time economy with its clever use of wording and minimalist approach. Alex Edwards- Leeds Becketts University This entry was an instant hit with the day time economy with its use of relatable imagery. ****If anybody would like any of these posters, please contact me on rachael@bacil.org******


We have chosen the winner of the BACIL 'Watch Your Stuff' poster competition, whose artwork is now going up in venues throughout the city. The posters will alert people to watch their belongings and be aware of theft - a message that is particularly important at this busy time of year, when more people visit the city-centre than at any other time. The winning design was created by Sian Lewis (17), studying Graphic Communications at Leeds College of Art, who won £3...


BACIL Awards Evening 2015 BACIL held the first annual BACIL awards evening this month. The BACIL members do a fantastic job on a daily basis to keep the city a safe place to live, work and play and this was a great way to celebrate their sucess. The evening consisted of a three course meal, a raffle, live entertainment and the awards with all money raised going to St Vincents. There were seven awards up for grabs with four nominations for each. Well done to all of our aw...