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
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
Could your care company afford a large GDPR fine? Time to review the way you destroy sensitive data…
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
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? 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
Should my business hire an on-site shredding company to deal with our confidential waste? If your business produces a substantial amount of confidential waste, hiring a mobile on-site shredding company to come onto site to deal with it is an excellent option. Mobile units, housed in vans, can shred between one and two tonnes of