Proper disposal of confidential information is important but also a legal requirement in the UK. Failure to do this sufficiently can result in severe penalties, damage to your company name and reputation and ultimately loss of business due to this. This means that shredding should be a regular part of your business’ disposal strategy. So what options are there for you?
Methods of shredding
You can complete your shredding in-house, however this can be an extremely time-consuming process. It can disrupt your everyday working processes and business functions as staff members are required to complete the shredding. In this case, outsourcing your shredding Different methods of shredding include on-site and off-site shredding. Off-site shredding is where your documents are taken away before being shredding at the site of the shredding company, compared to on-site shredding which takes place on your premises.