According to recent statistics from the Home Office, 24 per cent of businesses have been the victim of shoplifting, while a further 10 per cent have experienced assaults and threats.
Wholesale and retail premises have consistently experienced the highest levels of crime compared with other surveyed sectors, but just over a third actually reported shoplifting, assaults, and threats to the police.
The reasons why are unclear, but many could be taking matters …Read More
Although the target of most retailers’ crime prevention efforts will be shoplifters, several businesses ignore or overlook the threat their own employees pose. In many respects, detecting and preventing employee theft is harder than safeguarding your products against shoplifters.
But with security specialist ADT citing studies that show the more staff believe they will be caught, the less likely they are to steal, it makes complete sense to implement employee theft …Read More