Security and crime prevention


Crimes committed against businesses can have a very high cost. Valuable stock and equipment are lost, premises are damaged and staff morale can be affected. Although rare, in the worst cases staff themselves can be injured or even killed. Therefore, it makes sense to take appropriate security measures to protect your business.

The security measures you should employ will depend on factors such as your location, the type of goods you sell, your trading hours and the staff you employ.

This guide explains the most common security issues your business is likely to face, your legal obligations, what you can do to prevent or deter crime and where you can go for more information.

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