Abuse and assault of retail staff grows 25% in the UK

Home Office data reveals the extent of anti-social behaviour faced by those working in retail

Abuse and assault of retail staff in the UK grew by 25% in 2017, according to a report published by the Home Office.

The Crime Against Businesses: Findings from the 2017 Commercial Victimisation Survey was released in May and analysed by online marketplace onbuy.com.

Key findings included that almost two-thirds of shop workers were verbally abused in the . . .

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