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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

Do you have an electronic data disposal strategy?

By |2019-03-07T14:53:46+00:00March 7th, 2019|Confidential waste, News|

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

When to Choose Mobile Shredding

By |2019-02-18T11:47:40+00:00February 21st, 2019|Confidential waste|

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.