Tag: crime

Daniel Johnson
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Scottish Government backs proposed shopworker protection laws

The Scottish Government has thrown its weight behind proposed new legislation that would give shopworkers greater protection from...

Helen Dickinson
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MPs urged to support tougher action on assaults of retail staff

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has added its voice to the growing clamour to stiffen up legislation to...

Paddy Lillis
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Usdaw leader launches shopworker protection petition

In response to continued growing assaults, threats and abuse against shopworkers and the doubling of such incidents during...

Masked man holding knife
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Masked knifeman robs store on first day of mandatory face coverings

A retailer in England was subjected to a horrific knife attack on the very first morning that face...

Houses of Parliament
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UK Government gives shop worker protection law thumbs down

The UK Government has rejected proposals for a new law to protect shop workers from violence, threats and...

Daniel Johnson
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Protection of Workers Bill gets backing of key Holyrood committee

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has given its unanimous support for the general principles...

Daniel Johnson
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MSPs quiz Johnson over proposed shopworker protection law

Members of Holyrood’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee heard evidence from fellow MSP Daniel Johnson yesterday (13...

Paddy Lillis
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Coronavirus: shopworker assaults double as tensions rise

The average UK shopworker has been verbally abused, threatened or assaulted every week during the coronavirus emergency, according...

David Jamieson
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Coronavirus: Birmingham police prioritise shopworker abuse

It’s taken a global pandemic, and the news comes from halfway down England, but one police force is...

David Lonsdale
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Retail crime, as well as its cost, rockets

The British Retail Consortium has published its latest annual Retail Crime Survey which reveals the number of violent...