Tag: crime

Scotmid store
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Scotmid supports Crimestoppers’ ‘CommuniTea’ gatherings

With crime – especially violence towards shopworkers – a hot topic for retailers at the moment, Scotmid has...

Frank Woods, NFU Mutual
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Scots are UK’s friendliest people towards shopworkers

New research has found that Scottish people are the friendliest in the UK towards retail and hospitality staff....

Mike Mitchelson and Justice Minister Rory Stewart
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Justice Minister hears independent retailers’ concerns about retail crime

NFRN National President Mike Mitchelson (pictured left) spelled out the impact that retail crime has on independent retailers...

Woodlands Local vaping range
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A long-overdue positive month in Woodlands Local

It’s been a long time coming but last month was a very positive one in Woodlands Local for...

Sajid javid
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Usdaw seeks Home Secretary meeting to push shopworkers’ protection

Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has welcomed an indication from the Home Secretary that he will look...

Insolvency Service
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Glasgow retailer banned from doing business

The Director of a company that ran a Spar store in Barrhead Road, Glasgow has been disqualified from...

Daniel Johnson MSP
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Safer stores move one step closer

A major step towards creating a safer and more secure in-store environment for retail staff was taken when...

retail violence caught on CCTV
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SRC calls for more protection for retail workers

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has thrown its weight behind Daniel Johnson MSP’s proposed Protection of Workers Bill...

ACS Crime Report 2018 cover
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ACS puts price of convenience retail crime at almost £4k per store

Crime is costing convenience retailers an estimated £3,873 per store every year, according to the 2018 ACS Crime...

retail violence caught on CCTV
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Retail violence hits highest-ever level

The British Retail Consortium’s latest annual Retail Crime Survey has revealed a spike in violence against staff causing...