Struggling SMEs face growing threat of crime against them

As many small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) struggle to survive the current economic instability, there is an additional threat on the horizon to add to their worries.

According to new research from Premierline Direct, the business insurance specialists, a third of SME owners believe crime against businesses is on the rise; a view supported by Home Office criminologists, who earlier this year predicted that the credit crunch would bring an end to falling crime rates.

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