Key documents for BID businesses

Project Griffin 2018

As awareness training day to help businesses protect their staff and visitors from the threat of terrorism.

Ask Angela poster

Process to support people in bars/clubs who need assistance from bar staff.


Local Policing Area Commanders Briefing  - October 2017

Thames Valley Police had added resources to reduce the vulnerability of rough sleepers and the threat from aggressive begging.


Should I give money to beggars?

Advice from homeless charities. 


BID delivery against business plan_2016_17.pdf

Read how Reading BID has performed over the last 12 months against the objectives set out in the Business Plan 2014-19


Business Cafe Report.pdf

Read the report on major crime issues in Reading town centre


Help prevent I Tunes scam

Thames Valley Police fraud alert for retailers


SSE plans for town centre works - summer 2016

Download the planned schedule and locations for SSE's work programme

Download the map of the SSE works



Summary of achievements against business objectives for financial year 2015/16


Charity collection guidelines

Find out how to establish whether charity collections are bona fide


Cardboard Collection Service terms and conditions

Find out more about the free service for BID members


Plan to tackle begging in Reading

Find out more about an integrated plan to address the issue


Report on BID activity delivered in first six months of BID 2014-19

Find out more about the programmes delivered April - November 2014.


Operation Evolve

Stakeholder meeting to identify actions and recommendations to reduce crime and particularly shoplifting in the town centre


Reading BID service sponsorship opportunities

Find out more about associating your business with delivering the BID business plan