Violence and Abuse Against Shop Workers

Practical solutions and resources to help reduce the number of violent and abusive incidents against shop workers.

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Grow With Google

Access free 1-to-1 mentoring, webinars to improve your digital skills, and training to help you communicate with your customers more quickly and easily.

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Diversity and Inclusion Charter

Creating retail jobs that are more productive,
higher paid, fit for the future and more
rewarding for the retail workforce

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De-Escalation Training

Train your staff in how to defuse situations where customers may become abusive or violent

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BRC Learning

A comprehensive suite of modern digital learning programmes addressing Retail skills

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Climate Action Roadmap

HELPING TO GUIDE BRITISH RETAIL ALONG THE STEPS
NECESSARY TO ACHIEVE A NET ZERO UK, AHEAD OF
THE GOVERNMENT’S 2050 TARGET

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COMMUNITY HUB

TIMELY, RELEVANT, ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS TO SUPPORT
THE RETAIL INDUSTRY AND HELP YOUR BUSINESS

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CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT HUB

HELPING YOUR BUSINESS COPE IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES

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Shopworkers' Protection Pledge

STANDING WITH RETAIL WORKERS
TO PROTECT THEM

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British Retail Consortium

The go-to trade association for all UK retailers, promoting the story of retail, shaping debates and influencing the issues that matter to the industry.

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PRIORITIES

  • Better Jobs Priority

    Better Jobs

    Creating retail jobs for the future
  • Better World Raw

    Better World

    Setting the highest standards for responsible business practices
  • Brexit Hub Raw

    BREXIT

    Helping your company adjust to the UK's new trading terms from 1 January 2021.
  • Business Rates Priority

    Business Rates

    Delivering fundamental reform of the business rates system to reduce the cost burden and promote investment
  • Crime Priority

    Crime

    Protecting retail colleagues from violence and abuse
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    Online Retail

    Leading on the issues that matter for e-commerce

GET INVOLVED

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    Become a member

    Joining is easier and cheaper than you might think. We have 3 types of membership: Retail, Associate and Retail Insight.
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    Advising or supplying retailers?

    Use BRC Associate Membership to share your thought leadership, increase your industry knowledge and raise your profile.
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    Communities

    The best way to stay connected to work that directly impacts and supports your day-to-day remit is through our role-based BRC Communities.

DEVOLVED NATIONS

  • Scotland

    Find out more about our activities in Scotland.
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  • Wales

    Find out more about our activities in Wales.
    Explore WRC
  • Northern Ireland

    Find out more about our activities in Northern Ireland.
    Explore NIRC