FOR Cardiff is the city’s Business Improvement District (BID) which began operations in December 2016. Their three key themes are to make the city more vibrant, welcoming and to ensure that their work on behalf of businesses helps influence key decisions. Representing 1067 commercial properties, it is the 6th largest BID in the UK in terms of the number of levy paying businesses and levy income (£1.4million p.a.) and has already received national recognition for project delivery. Projects to date include the City of Arcades campaign, Street Ambassadors, Give DIFFerently to support the homeless, Christmas marketing and events, developing a new Business Crime Reduction Partnership and setting up a Night Marshal service.