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How could confidential shredding ensure my business has a future?

By |2019-07-12T14:35:28+00:00July 12th, 2019|Confidential waste, Paper Shredding|

How could confidential shredding ensure my business has a future? Confidential shredding a business life-saver? Really…? Yes, we say it is. The first year of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has shown that businesses that don’t treat data protection seriously now face substantial fines – up to 4% of their annual turnover or €20

Record £183 million fine for British Airways data breach is a huge lesson for businesses

By |2019-07-10T13:26:28+00:00July 10th, 2019|Confidential waste, GDPR|

Record £183 million fine for British Airways data breach is a huge lesson for businesses The £183 million fine being imposed on British Airways for the breach of its security systems last year should be a massive wake-up call to all businesses. It’s a result of the introduction of the General Data Protection regulation (GDPR)

Confused by our shredding standards and accreditations? Here’s what they mean…

By |2019-06-13T13:12:59+00:00June 12th, 2019|standards and accreditations|

Most companies in our sector have shredding standards and accreditations on their websites. But, what do they mean? Essentially, they are there to reassure customers that they are dealing with a business which takes its responsibilities seriously, just like we do at On Time Shred. So, here is the explanation for the accreditations and shredding

The Pros and Cons of Shredding Documents In-House

By |2019-05-16T09:13:02+00:00May 16th, 2019|Paper Shredding|

It’s a question most businesses face eventually: should you shred in-house or use an external provider? The argument is the same whether you’re considering onsite/mobile shredding or offsite shredding. Which is the best in terms of confidential waste disposal? The reality is there are pros and cons to both options. What’s important is that you

Top 10 Business Products You Need to Securely Destroy

By |2019-04-29T13:06:38+00:00April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We predominantly spend our days shredding paper documents. However, such paper documents are rarely the only products used or generated within your business which need disposing of securely. Other products which need destroying safely can pose a problem: they can’t be shredded in the same way as paper, so how do you ensure their safe

Top 10 Reasons to Use Paper Shredding Services

By |2019-04-29T13:00:35+00:00April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Paper waste isn’t something you think about – until it becomes a problem. There is a range of reasons why paper shredding services are the solution you need. Our paper shredding services include both mobile shredding and offsite shredding. Each of these services has its own reasons for choosing them. However, why should you choose

Can I Book a One-Off Shredding Service?

By |2019-04-18T16:00:57+00:00March 27th, 2019|Personal data|

Many businesses choose to use a regular and routine shredding service for their paper document waste. However, signing up to a regular commitment isn’t always what a business needs. This doesn’t mean they can’t book a one-off shredding service which still uses industrial shredding techniques, security and cost-effectiveness. If you need a one-off paper

Do We Need to Use Confidential Shredding Services?

By |2019-04-18T16:04:55+00:00March 14th, 2019|Confidential waste, GDPR|

Generally speaking, organisations consider shredding documents as essential. It can be viewed as a core part of their data protection obligations. However, what they don’t realise is that there is often a gulf between standard (perhaps in-house) shredding and professional confidential shredding services. It’s vital that organisations do recognise this distinct difference. Confidential shredding brings