Entries by Stuart Greenfield

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The High Court said the use of facial recognition tech by police was legal

Reported by:Rowland Manthorpe Technology correspondent @rowlsmanthorpe Wednesday 4 September 2019 12:45, UK Sky News Facial recognition can be legally used by police forces in the UK, judges have ruled. As the world’s first case against the controversial technology concluded, two leading judges dismissed the case brought by human rights campaign group Liberty on behalf of Ed […]

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THE £1.9BN COST OF RETAIL CRIME – BRC

  Violence remains a key issue this year. On average, 115 retail employees were attacked every day. The combined cost of spending on crime prevention and losses from crime to the industry is a staggering £1.9 billion. Over £700 million was lost to customer theft alone, a rise of 31% on the previous year.   […]

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Stand up to shoplifting – Convenience Store Magazine reports:

Unable to rely on the police for help, many retailers are adopting new security measures to defend their stores from light-fingered offenders Convenience store magazine Ask retailers how a particular category performs in-store and you’ll get an array of answers, from tobacco to food to go. Quiz them on the best symbol group and the […]