Date confirmed for new law protecting Scots shop staff

byChris

June 10, 2021

A new law which will give greater protection to Scotland’s shopworkers will come into force on August 24. The Scottish Government has set out details […]

Retailers praised for commitment to tackling trouble in Scots stores

byChris

May 11, 2021

Scots shopkeepers are increasingly determined to tackle trouble in stores and help bring the criminals responsible to justice, trade leaders say. The Scottish Grocers’ Federation […]

“Shopworkers shouldn’t have to become victims of crime just for doing their job”

byChris

April 12, 2021

Scots shopkeepers sick of violence and vile abuse are vowing to get tough on crime. They have launched a new clampdown to ensure those responsible […]

Call police immediately: Minister’s message to retailers as she backs Don’t Put Up With It campaign

byChris

April 12, 2021

Shop workers subjected to unacceptable abuse at work should report it to police without delay, a Scottish Government minister says. Community Safety Minister Ash Denham […]

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Retail crime: “Don’t Put Up With It”, Scots shopkeepers are urged

byChris

March 5, 2021

Shopkeepers subjected to abuse, violence and thefts are being urged to not to suffer silently as victims of crime as they are told: “Don’t Put […]

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Police Scotland: Abuse of shop staff is unacceptable

byLisa@creativelink.tv

March 2, 2021

One of Scotland’s most senior police officers is urging retail workers who fall victim to crime at work to speak out. Police Scotland Assistant Chief […]

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Scottish Government backs campaign to stop abuse of retail workers

byLisa@creativelink.tv

March 2, 2021

The impact of abuse, threats and violence on retail staff will be highlighted in a new awareness-raising campaign. It comes following the passing of the […]