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The Benefits of Onsite Shredding for Businesses

By |2019-02-18T11:46:51+00:00February 18th, 2019|Confidential waste|

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.

Which document should you shred in 2019?

By |2019-02-04T15:03:48+00:00February 4th, 2019|Confidential waste|

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 Action and Fines So Far

By |2019-01-29T11:44:39+00:00January 29th, 2019|GDPR|

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

Office Optimisation Tips to Boost Productivity

By |2019-02-13T11:21:24+00:00January 15th, 2019|News|

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

Top 10 Filing and Paper Organisation Tips

By |2018-12-20T11:49:08+00:00December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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

Paper Records and GDPR

By |2019-04-18T15:50:07+00:00December 20th, 2018|GDPR|

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,

Could your care company afford a large GDPR fine? Time to review the way you destroy sensitive data…

By |2018-11-05T13:07:13+00:00November 5th, 2018|Confidential waste, GDPR|

Could your care company afford a large GDPR fine? Time to review the way you destroy sensitive data… Care companies do a vital job in looking after people with medical problems, disabilities, and mental illnesses. They also provide important respite for unpaid carers. To do those things, they hold a great deal of information on

Why should public services take shredding seriously? Here are 3 compelling reasons…

By |2018-10-04T18:21:49+00:00October 4th, 2018|Confidential waste, Document Storage|

Public services are hugely important in the UK. From NHS trusts to local councils, devolved governments and UK-wide governmental departments to fire and police services, the public sector employed 5.36 million people in March 2018. With that large number of employees and an even larger number of people served by them, public services need to

How should my business store its confidential waste?

By |2018-09-04T10:23:07+00:00September 4th, 2018|Confidential waste, Uncategorized|

How should my business store its confidential waste? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) made many business owners think about confidential waste destruction for the first time. The prospect of hefty fines and the loss of reputation if personal data is lost and misused means many are now considering how their confidential waste should be