PILFERING —industry's hidden losses

Industrial Management

ISSN: 0007-6929

Publication date: 1 January 1973


No one knows for certain just how much British companies are losing each year through pilfering—but one estimate has put it at a staggering figure of £248 million. Management's response to a current Home Office study into the problem is one of apparent complacency. Some firms, reports Ray Palmer, even seem prepared to accept internal theft rather than risk upsetting workers with stricter security checks.


(1973), "PILFERING —industry's hidden losses", Industrial Management, Vol. 73 No. 1, pp. 20-24. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb056264

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