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Tag: crime

Police response car

With all of the talk of referendums and rows within the political parties of Westminster over recent weeks, it’s easy to overlook one of the most important local decision makers settling in after the...
fight crime

New policing methods and better technology are needed to help retailers who are “completely unsupported” in the face of rising business crime levels, a police and crime commissioner has said. At the NFRN’s annual conference...

Following the election of Police and Crime Commissioners earlier this month, you need to take the opportunity to build strong relationships with them. That was the message from retailers as the Federation of Small Businesses...
My Local store

Every retailer is a victim of crime, and My Local stores are no exception. Their store in Doncaster recently tweeted that they had caught another shoplifter and were going to prosecute. https://twitter.com/MyLocalDN/status/709136617810874368 When Ramesh Shingadia and...
retailers

Retailers and wholesalers experienced more crime than any other commercial sector over the past year, the Home Office revealed today. The figures from the latest Commercial Victimisation Survey show that 40% of retail and wholesale...

Seven in 10 cross-party police and crime commissioner (PCC) candidates have pledged to make tackling retail crime a priority if they are elected in May. It comes after RN contacted a cross-party selection of potential...
local shops

Can you imagine a world with no community or local shop? That’s what I have been asking MPs, federation members and industry figureheads. Lost communities and permanently shuttered local shops are what the NFRN has...
illicit trading

A Preston retailer has been handed 200 hours of unpaid work, a £250 fine in costs and a surcharge after receiving his third prosecution for illicit trading. Qadeer Akhter of Megasaver had hidden blackmarket cigarettes...

An illicit retailer has been jailed for 10 and a half months after admitting to a string of offences regarding the sale of illegal tobacco. Ahmad Afsana, 26, of Sutton Mini Market in Sutton-in-Ashfield admitted...
ATM explosion

Police have warned retailers that their ATM is at risk following a spate of violent robberies across the UK. Recent raids Bristol: Retailers David Andrews and Andrew Crabb’s ATM is blown up, wrecking the front of...