Tag: crime

Ravi Katharkamar
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Newsagent murdered as new retail violence surveys published

Shop theft and age-restricted sales are key triggers for violence and abuse against shopworkers, a new Usdaw survey...

Antony Begley
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The lack of action is criminal

If you were unfortunate enough to see the horrific CCTV footage on Facebook recently of the central belt...

Retail crime seminar: Ash Denham
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Retail crime: what way forward?

The recent SGF seminar on retail crime saw different views on tackling the problem, with the Scottish Government...

self-checkout
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Quarter of Scots self-scanners admit stealing

One in four Scottish self-checkout customers have stolen groceries, according to a new study. So-called “swipers” use a...

Joseph Bissett
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Thug jailed for ‘deplorable’ attack on shopworker

A vicious thug with 95 previous convictions has been jailed for six years after attacking a shopworker with...

Ash Denham
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Extent of retail crime revealed in SGF report

Every convenience retailer in Scotland was a victim of retail crime last year, according to the latest SGF...

Victoria Atkins
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Crime Minister reveals plans to tackle retail violence

Home Office Minister Victoria Atkins has announced a package of measures to tackle violence against retailers. The move...

Victoria Atkins
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Home Office ‘positive’ about shopworker protection

Home Office Minister Victoria Atkins (pictured) has hosted representatives from the retail sector for a top-level industry summit...

Spar Tarbolton
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Gun pointed at shop worker

A store assistant was threatened with a gun as she started her shift on Sunday morning (December 2)....

Houses of Parliament
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Public backs legal protection for shopworkers

A new poll has revealed that 85% of UK adults surveyed agree that “the government owes a duty...