Personal safety

There are a number of simple steps you can take to help maintain your personal safety. From lone working, returning home after a late shift or aggressive in-store behaviour, here’s a series of features, in conjunction with the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, to help keep you safe.

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    Stay safe series: personal safety

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    From lone working instore to solo visits to clients, here are some tips to help keep you safe.

  • Staying safe out and about

    Stay safe series: getting home

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    Whether you’re working late or travelling to see friends, read our helpful advice for when you’re out and about.

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    Stay safe series: stalking

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    What constitutes stalking? And what to you do if you think it’s happening to you or a colleague.

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    Understanding romance fraud

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    Romance fraud occurs when someone believes that they have met the perfect partner online, but in reality, they are in contact with someone using a fake identity for the purpose of extracting money from them. It’s thought that one in five targets of romance fraud never report their experience out of embarrassment, but there’s non-judgemental help available to anyone who has, or is, experiencing it.

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    Seven ways to stay safe in store

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    As the Retail Trust launches respect retail, our campaign to tackle the intolerance epidemic and protect retail workers from abusive customers, here’s how colleagues can stay safe.

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    Take five: how to stay safe in store

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    Verbal abuse from customers can be frightening and stressful. Cliff Lee, director of wellbeing services at the Retail Trust, explains how to stay safe and look out for your colleagues.

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