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
Here’s why having one could soon be the difference between business success or failure If your business isn’t taking electronic data disposal seriously, the next few years could mean some difficult times in dealing with what’s expected to be a deluge of data. Research company IDC estimates that the world will be creating 163 zettabytes
Mobile shredding is a popular paper and document shredding service. It may be slightly more costly than offsite shredding, but this is because it brings added benefits. The reality is that few businesses will find it economical and secure to do their own shredding. Purchasing and maintaining high-grade shredding machinery is rarely worth the cost.
Many of our customers choose our onsite shredding. However, while its popularity is increasing, we also understand that many businesses don’t realise the wealth of benefits this shredding option can bring. To enable you to consider if it is right for your business, this is a guide to onsite shredding and the advantages it brings.
It’s time to get ready for the big Spring clear-out Spring will soon be here, so there should be one question on your mind…which document should you shred in your big clear-out? There is a cost to your business, though, so it’s important to identify the difference between your confidential waste and sensitive old documents
GDPR isn’t done and dusted. At OnTimeShred we work closely with organisations to help ensure there are no data protection breaches at the point of disposal of paper-based records. Many organisations are acutely aware of their obligations under the GDPR. However, as time goes by, it’s easy to become blasé and forget just how important
We all want to harness the power of working smarter, not harder. Did you know that the way you organise your office can boost the productivity of your staff? With a few simple changes and introductions, you can increase the productivity of your staff while also boosting their wellbeing and morale. Bring the outside in
Why your business should make high security shredding a priority Business is stressful. There is so much to think about – from staffing issues and dealing with clients to accounting and planning for the future. So why should you put high security shredding at the top of your to do list for 2019? There’s a
Your filing system is an unsung hero. It’s largely ignored unless it becomes a problem. However, filing systems are rarely planned carefully. They tend to grow and develop in an ad hoc way. The result is that the filing system your business uses today is rarely fit for purpose. Could your staff confidently and quickly
The GDPR deadline was the focus of 2018, but has it now gone away? The answer is not really. The ICO has issued nearly 200 fines and enforcement actions since the GDPR came in to force in May. We can’t let up on how we manage records. Much of the hype and focus of GDPR,