Personal identity theft has reached epic proportions. Around a third of people have already experienced some form of identity theft. The type of data that tends to be targeted is personal data or sensitive information – often precisely the type of data that patients hand over in the medical industry. An on-site shredding policy is one of the easiest ways to help the medical industry to protect the confidentiality of its patients.
Welcome to Shred-on-Site, the UK’s leading independent paper shredding and on-site document destruction company.
We specialise in secure, confidential document shredding services. As principle members of the BSIA we've built a reputation for exceptional customer service, delivering unrivalled value for money through our highly trained personnel and state of the art technology. We carry out secure paper shredding and document destruction services across a wide range of industries from small SMEs and private households through to large blue-chip organisations. No job is too big or too small. We serve local authorities and government departments including NHS trusts, both regionally and throughout the UK. Our three processing facilities in London, Manchester and Bicester support branch offices nationwide.
If there are two themes that have begun to dominate business discussions in recent times it’s data security and corporate social responsibility (CSR). In the light of recent high profile cases where data has been leaked or compromised, most businesses are now hyper aware of the increasing importance that individuals place on the way that their data is handled. The same is true of CSR, which today has an important role to play in the decisions that consumers make when choosing between brands.
In the digital age in which we live the focus often seems to be on virtual information and data, protecting it and securing it. And, while that certainly plays an important role in ensuring compliant and customer friendly business practices, it’s not the only consideration. We still use large volumes of paper in our daily lives – and particularly in the workplace – which means that paper shredding still has a key role to play for a number of reasons: