It's a robbery - SMEs and crime

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Crime against businesses disproportionately impacts SMEs. Nearly 80 percent of firms affected by a major accident and without a proper contingency plan cease to exist within two years.

In the UK alone, where break-ins and burglaries are the two most common crimes, the economy loses an estimated £19 billion - approximately £5000 per business.

Using Do Your Own Analysis, find security costs such as payments to mafia, for example, that firms in over 100 countries have reported. The graph below shows losses to theft and robbery as a percentage of sales in Burundi, DRC, Guinea-Bissau and India.


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