When it comes to ensuring the destruction of documents, many businesses opt to buy a standard shredder and have this operated internally by staff. It might seem like the most cost-effective option for dealing with obligations to safely destroy documents but it actually has a lot of disadvantages. If you’re keen to ensure compliance, and cost-effectiveness, across your business then you should avoid shredding internally and use a shredding partner in 2022 - here’s why.
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.
There are many priorities to think about if you’re running a business today - and the way that you dispose of confidential or sensitive data in document waste may not be at the top of your list. However, in the past few years, changes to regulation - as well as an increased sensitivity among the public to data breaches involving their data has made it incredibly important for any enterprise to ensure that they are effectively handling document destruction.
The process of shredding documents is vital for any organisation today. It’s not just about ensuring that your premises aren’t drowning in paper but also that you’re taking steps to help ensure that any data you’re handling is protected. From reputational damage to fines for a lack of compliance, there are many reasons why failing to do this could damage your business. If you don't have regular document shredding already in place, these are the five reasons why secure shredding is important for your business