For a small business, crime can often tip the balance from success to failure. And it’s not something so easily defined as just shoplifting or fraud. Crime is a multifaceted challenge that businesses should take into account throughout their operations.
Are you making sure all necessary information is included in background checks? Are you taking precautions online and in person to avoid retail fraud? Are you set up to identify and protect against shoplifting?
There are numerous simple, low-cost crime prevention measures that small businesses can implement to help reduce the effect of crime.
The following document is a good place to begin reviewing how your business prepares for a crime. Included sections are:
- Pre-employment Screening
- Employee Theft Prevention
- Credit Card and Check Fraud
- Violence in the Workplace
- Premises Liability