100 shop staff abused or attacked every day

100 shop staff abused or attacked every day
 

NEW guidelines on protecting shopworkers have been issued after 36,000 fell victim to violence or abuse last year.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) survey also found crime cost businesses £511 million in 2012-13.
The BRC said this poses an “unacceptable threat to the health and wellbeing” of three million UK shopworkers.
Businesses now face the threat of unlimited fines, remedial orders and publicity orders if they fail to follow guidelines.
The new approach has been welcomed by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC), which speaks for almost 10 per cent of businesses and 235,000 workers... read more

 
3 March 2014 in Hot News, Views: 48
Source: Scotsman
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