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    Retailers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s example over law protecting shop staff

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    Holyrood imposed law creating a statutory offence of assaulting, threatening or abuse of retail staff

    Reported assaults on shop staff in Scotland have increased by 50% year on year since Holyrood introduced a standalone offence aimed at protecting retail workers facing escalating levels of violence since the pandemic.

    Retail representatives across the rest of the UK are calling for similar protection as the most recent figures compiled for the Guardian by Police Scotland reveal the shocking rates of assaults and threatening or abusive behaviour against retail workers since the legislation came into force in August 2021.

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    ​Business | The Guardian

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