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We are commencing a new property advertising page! There is a fantastic introductory offer of £55 + VAT for 2 months placement, with the offer applicable to all ads placed on or before 31 October 2016. Please take a look at our rate-card for costs thereafter. For submissions and enquiries please contact Susan Meredith at or call 020 7697 4080.

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Lodge_Service_H_rgb_72New resources make security and safety a top priority

Following feedback from our members that dealing with issues around security and safety was becoming more costly, more prevalent and moving further up the list of priorities we are delighted to announce that the Charity Retail Association are partnering up with Lodge Service to provide a comprehensive range of Security & Safety resources for our charity members.

Lodge Service is a national security company who provide support across a wide range of security disciplines. The Charity Retail Division works in partnership with a large number of high street charities in order to reduce the opportunity for loss in their shops, utilising a team of experienced field based investigators who are all familiar with the unique demands of the sector.

The comprehensive range of resources will be comprised of three components:

Profit from Security Manual: Back by popular demand, and fully updated – the aim of this handy, easy to read guide is to provide support and guidance to charity shop managers and their retail teams by highlighting practical measures that can be taken to reduce ‘shrink’ in their shops. Available from November 2016.

Shop security and safety training: The first training course takes place on 14 November in Birmingham.

Dedicated Security Hotline: Providing CRA members with free, confidential advice on any security or loss prevention matter. To access the Hotline, please log into the members area.

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