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Counter Terror Advice for Businesses

ACT Counters TerrorismWe are working with partners at local and national level to ensure communities, including businesses are reassured and kept informed and updated as to what to do to protect themselves in the event of a further terror attack.

Below are some helpful links to further information, support and guidance:

NaCTSO Homepage (National Counter Terrorism Security Office)

This is the authoritative source for counter terrorism information. Also contains contact details for NaCTSO. All the publications below can be found on this site and the links are provided for convenience only.

Protecting crowded places from terrorism

Includes bespoke industry sector specific guidance. More than one guidance document may apply to your business.

Guidance for security managers to improve sites security stance

Advice for security managers of crowed places to improve security and forms part of an escalation plan should the threat level rise. Guidance includes a number of tactical and operational options.

Stay Safe Film - "Run Hide Tell"

Advice for members of the public and businesses about what to do to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a weapons or firearms attack.

Citizen Aid

Advice for members of the public and businesses about immediate action to take following a shooting, stabbing or a bombing.

CPNI Advice Page (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure)

Advice and information on how organisations can protect themselves against national security threats.


To report any suspicious activity or concerns call Action Counters Terrorism confidential hotline 0800 789 321 or 101. If a crime is taking place or in an emergency call 999.