Spot it Stop it Exploitation Scheme
Spot it Stop it scheme
The Community Safety Partnership is launching the “spot it stop it" scheme to raise awareness of child exploitation. The scheme encourages businesses to sign up, where they will receive awareness training to increase their knowledge of CSE including the signs to look out for and how to report concerns. This will also enable them to reassure the public, parents and carers that their premises are a safe place for young people to visit and that your business takes child exploitation seriously and it will not be tolerated.
To date we have trained over 70 staff members from business at the Galleys corner area in Braintree including national businesses such as McDonalds, Cineworld, Premier Inn and Pizza Hut.
To be part of the scheme, businesses will need to:
- Attend staff training awareness sessions
- Follow a set of standards to ensure that children and young people are safe in their establishment and to deter perpetrators from operating in and around their premises
- Display the logo on their premises to reassure young people and members of the public that they operate a safe environment, and to deter perpetrators.
- Have a zero tolerance policy to exploitation
If you’re a business and would like to sign up to the scheme or find out more, contact our Community Safety team by calling 01376 552525.
Find out more about the work of the Braintree District Community Safety Partnership