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Just 12% of retail worker assaults lead to an arrest

Nearly half of attacks on shop workers result in no action, MPs have revealed. The shop workers union in response renewed its call for Westminster to follow Scotland's laws.

Minority report: Just 12% of offences against retail staff lead to an arrest

Minority report: Just 12% of offences against retail staff lead to an arrest

Date - 7th June 2021
By - Chris Smith
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Heavily critical research by the Home Affairs Select committee has found just 12% of offences against retail staff result in an arrest. More than half of incidents of abuse or violence are not being reported because retail staff do not believe that...
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