Tag: British Retail Consortium

Facewatch appoints new CEO to lead UK facial recognition roll-out

Facewatch appoints new CEO to lead UK facial recognition roll-out

PRESS RELEASE 26 June, 2017 Facewatch appoints new CEO to lead UK facial recognition roll-out Businesses to lead way in fighting crime and improving public safety Facial recognition technology and a ‘self-help’ approach to crime prevention can save businesses millions and help to protect the public in commercially operated spaces, according to Nick Fisher, the … Continue reading Facewatch appoints new CEO to lead UK facial recognition roll-out

40 per cent increase in violence against retail employees can be tackled with technology that is ‘sitting in plain sight’

40 per cent increase in violence against retail employees can be tackled with technology that is ‘sitting in plain sight’

Commenting on the British Retail Consortium’s annual Retail Crime Survey, Simon Gordon, Chairman and Founder of Facewatch, said: “The significant 40 per cent rise in violence and abuse against employees working in retail outlets in the UK is extremely concerning.  We feel the British Retail Consortium’s proposed Future Strategy of ‘effective cooperation and engagement between … Continue reading 40 per cent increase in violence against retail employees can be tackled with technology that is ‘sitting in plain sight’