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Employers urged to release employees to work as Special Constables during riots

Posted: 09/08/11 by EMB Group

In connection with the riots currently taking place and the disorder experienced by residents and businesses, Business Link is urging local businesses to be make themselves aware of the latest announcement:

“Following a meeting of the Government’s Cobra committee for dealing with emergencies this morning, the Prime Minister has made clear that the Government will do everything necessary to restore order to Britain’s streets. To assist the police, businesses are urged to support any requests to release employees to undertake their duties as Special Constables. The UK currently has around 15,000 volunteer members of the public nationally serving as Special Constables with police forces across the country.”

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