Surveys, undertaken by a range of independent organisations representing retail and business interests show that businesses are at greater risk of crime than domestic households. One recent survey reveals that business crime cost £660m in 2016 representing a significant uplift on the previous year. As retail crime is increasing more can and should be done to combat it.


The TMA member companies re-established the Tobacco Security Forum in 2015 in order to bring together law enforcement and business stakeholders. To find out more click here