Tag: crime

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...

Pete Cheema
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Co-operation key to cracking retail crime epidemic

Last month’s SGF annual Crime Seminar (6 February 2020) saw the launch of the Scottish Crime Report and...

Pete Cheema
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MSPs urged to support shopworkers

SGF’s Chief Executive Pete Cheema has given evidence (3 March) to the Scottish Parliament on the proposed Protection...

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NFRN demands action in wake of fresh crime stats

The Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) has called for immediate action over new statistics which highlight a significant...

Shoplifter
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SGF Retail Crime Report reveals shoplifting ‘pandemic’

Convenience stores in Scotland continue to bear the brunt of retail crime. That was the clear message from...

Hay Drive Convenience Store
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Racist gang hospitalises retailer

An Edinburgh retailer required hospital treatment after he and his brother were subjected to a racially motivated attack...