The theft of valuable plant and tools from construction sites is by no means a new problem. But as firms hastily down tools during lockdown and leave their sites abandoned, criminals are taking increasing advantage.
New figures show that thefts from construction sites have dramatically risen since the country has been gripped by coronavirus, meaning that already struggling firms are taking a further financial hit.
This blog takes a look at this new phenomenon, and offers some advice on how firms can minimise the risk of theft while construction sites are vacated during lockdown.
To find out more, read the blog here.