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Kari Hansen and Hayley Riach

Violence in Retail: What's going to happen in 2022?

Blogs20/12/2021

Over the course of the last 18 months, violence in the workplace has been a key concern for the retail sector. This month, the Government tabled an amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill which would render assaults against retail workers an aggravating offence. So, as we head into 2022, is the retail sector in a better place - and what still needs to be done to protect workers? Kari Hansen and Hayley Riach take a closer look.