In recent years the way organisations dispose of data has come under a harsh spotlight.
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Document shredding has become an important part of business security.
While all the focus recently has been on mitigating the impact of COVID-19, now that we’re at the start of a new year where it
Data theft can happen at any time and from anywhere and, today, criminals who are looking to steal personal details will find them w
Track & Trace has become a frequently used term this year and a key part of efforts to try and control the spread of COVID-19.
While a digital environment is the goal for many businesses across the economy, documents remain in circulation and frequent use.
The pro-environmental movement has been strong in recent years and there has been a great deal of focus on minimising waste and redu
It’s easy to underestimate the importance of effective shredding and destruction when it comes to business documents and data.
Remote working has become the norm in the past six months.
A tailored shredding service is designed sp
Data is a key business asset today and the more sensitive it is the greater the need to protect it.
Shredding has become an integral part of operations for many businesses today.
There has been a huge emphasis on the healthcare sector in recent months and the volume of people attending GPs and needing hospital
Handling data is a daily reality for most businesses.
Shredding is an essential part of the process for any business today, not just with respect to handling waste but also compliance wi
Many businesses today have set targets to achieve a paper-free environment.
Data – and its secure disposal – is a key priority for most businesses today.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the working landscape for thousands of businesses and millions of employees.
Shredding is often viewed as a necessary, but uninteresting, internal process – many people don’t really understand just
Shredding has become a fundamental business process.
Paper shredding is one of those essential processes that you might rely on every day but not really pay much attention to.
Decluttering and the minimal aesthetic have made a serious comeback in recent years.
Computers and digital devices have become part of life for businesses across all sectors, generating a huge increase in the volume o
Paper shredding is a simple process but one that has become increasingly essential for every business today.
Shredding has 2 main benefits – security and reducing your carbon footprint.
Data security remains a top priority for many organisations today.
Physical management is a necessary and important part of any comprehensive data strategy.
Confidential healthcare records are incredibly sensitive documents in data terms.
Data protection has risen to the top of the agenda in the past couple of years.
There has been a significant decline in the number of organisations managing shredding in-house in recent years.
The idea of personal identity theft is fairly well embedded today but business identity theft, less so.
Every school, college or university today has a range of responsibilities to fulfil when it comes to keeping data safe.
In the legal sector, perhaps more than any other, there is a very specific need for data security.
Secure shredding has become a key process for any business today.
Since the GDPR came into force in 2018, there has been a lot of focus on the importance of ensuring that paper documents containing
Over the past few years, secure and effective document disposal has gone from being a “nice to have” to critical to busi
It may be a year now since the GDPR was first introduced but this regulation is just as relevant now as it was then.
The process of shredding has become fairly standard today for every business keen to maintain high standards of security and complia
Despite best intentions to be more eco friendly, many offices are still processing large volumes of paper.
Whether your focus is on data protection or more sustainable business practices, shredding has become an essential part of operation
“Chain of Custody” is a phrase that sounds more appropriate for a crime drama than an office environment.
The cost of a data breach can be substantial, especially as this is something that can continue to affect a business and its reputat
Every year, businesses lose around 5% of annual revenues to fraud.
Security is crucial to effective risk management for any organisation today.
Every year, organisations lose around 5% of their annual revenue to fraud.
Ransomware has become the most common way for cyber criminals to attack businesses.
Disposing of documents safely is something that most businesses have become used to prioritising.
Data Security can involve all aspects of your business. From how you store or dispose of your physical documents and IT hardware.
New Year’s Resolutions are an annual tradition.
Effective data management is incredibly important today.
A business shredding solution not only helps to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness but also to cover off essentials such as l
A recent study found that current climate change predictions may have significantly underestimated the speed and seriousness of glob
If your business needs to go green then reducing its carbon footprint will be a big part of that.
The safest answer to the question of what you need to shred in terms of business documents is probably: everything.
From local councils to the security services, every government organisation has a responsibility to ensure that the data it’s
On-site shredding is the obvious choice for any business looking to ensure high levels of data protection and document security.
If there is one thing that is prized above all when it comes to financial matters, it is confidentiality.
Over the last decade we have seen a significant shift to digital documents and workflows across the business community.
There are many risks for the average business when it comes to inadequate data protection.
Document shredding has many benefits for an individual business.
Security and confidentiality have always had an important role to play in business success.
Shredding is an efficient and responsible way to dispose of company documents that provides reassurance and peace of mind to both bu
Shredding provides a secure and efficient way to dispose of documents that are no longer required and which could leave your busines
Spring is the traditional season for having a good clear out.
Personal identity theft has reached epic proportions.
If there are two themes that have begun to dominate business discussions in recent times it’s data security and corporate soci
In the digital age in which we live the focus often seems to be on virtual information and data, protecting it and securing it.
We are entering an era of socially responsible business that requires much more investment in ethical values and environmental consi
Despite the move towards using computers and technology at work on a daily basis, on average, any individual that has a desk-based j
Safe and secure document and media disposal has become an essential part of data management for every business.
Shredding has become a crucial part of infrastructure for every business today.
On-site shredding is becoming increasingly popular with businesses looking for efficiency improvements and better brand image.
Data protection compliance is about to get a whole lot more challenging.
Environmentally friendly values and corporate social responsibility have been big themes in 2017.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25th May 2018.
Sustainability and green working environments are becoming increasingly important to businesses.
Information security needs to be a top priority for every business.
“Confidentiality” and “data protection” are the two current key phrases for many UK businesses.
Data protection and customer confidentiality are a key concern for many customers, especially with large scale cases being made publ
Most of us have heard about the benefits of recycling before, but this can seem a big task for companies getting through a large vol
Shredding is a vital part of your company’s compliance and security strategy, which ensures that both your internal and external cus
In 2016, security breaches cost UK businesses almost £30 billion.
The paperless environment is the aim for many businesses in 2017 but the reality is that this still creates a wide range of data-soa
Safe and secure data disposal is now crucial for every business.
Businesses are more often being held accountable by their customers to demonstrate strong ethical values and environmentally benefic
Every business has paper waste to a certain extent, although some may have a much higher volume than others.
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is new legislation that is due to come into action within the EU on May 25th
Companies are facing growing pressure from customers to consider the environmental impact of their day-to-day operations, whilst cur
Most businesses are now aware that data protection and customer confidentiality are a must, and that there are consequences if they
Economic considerations and the need to streamline apply pressure on businesses across all sectors.
Despite the move towards paperless working, there are still a majority of businesses that have not gone completely paperless.
It’s increasingly common for businesses to be aware of the different impacts they are having on the world around them, whether
A long time friend of the Shred-on-Site team has recently taken part in the New York Half Marathon to raise money for cancer researc
Many businesses these days are turning to on-site shredding for security purposes and for a safer overall office environment.
Whatever progressions or growth you’re looking to make to your company, digital or physical, it’s vital to have your dat
For many businesses, the New Year presents an ideal opportunity to reassess in-house policies and procedures to see what can be made
Shredding confidential business documents is important for the security and protection of your company, and of your customers’ infor
As 2016 comes to an end, what are some of the most common questions we have come across this year from enquiries about our services?
For companies looking to shred and recycle their waste paper and no-longer-needed documents, there is a range of shredding options.
In the current business climate there is increasing pressure on businesses to display good ethics.
Shredding confidential waste may seem like a no-brainer, but have you actually ever stopped to think about why you should do it, on
If you’ve not yet considered on-site shredding for your business, there are a range of benefits to it that a growing number of
The majority of companies shred their confidential documents as part of their security policy, but do you really know what the proce
In a world where digitisation is growing and the use of paper is widely declining for many business processes, data is being stored
On-site shredding has quickly become an obvious choice for removing your confidential waste and data.
Businesses are realising that professional shredding companies offer a range of advantages such as security, environmentally friendl
Believe it or not, messy desks can be a cause of a huge data protection issue within many companies.
It is no longer adequate to simply throw away documents containing confidential information after use.
Despite the move towards paperless working, information is still being stored on physical media.
Paper shredding is already an instrumental part of many businesses as an element of their secure des
Many people always ask me why they should shred their paper waste on-site in preference to having a company taking it away to dispos
It is becoming more and more common for businesses to choose to have sensitive pieces of information destroyed on-site.
The UK is unique in that all organisations are expected to adhere to a strict level of data protection.
Public sector organisations generally tend to process a greater amount of data on a daily basis than the private sector.
Most businesses store a considerable amount of confidential and time sensitive information on hardware.
Shredding is a key part of many business’ in-house security policies because of the benefits that it brings.
Are you aware of the process that takes place when your business’ confidential documents are no longer required?
One of the greatest threats that businesses face on a day-to-day basis is a data breach.
Businesses are required by law to make sure that all confidential material is shredded in accordance with UK legislation.
On-site shredding is one of the easiest and most secure shredding methods of destroying documents, files and media.
More people across the UK are beginning to take responsibility for maintaining the planet and doing what they can to minimise their
The complete and secure destruction of sensitive documents is a necessary part of daily business nowadays.
On a day to day basis, public sector organisations tend to process more information than private sector organisations.
It seems that more frequently data breach stories hit the headlines.
Security threats can occur from outside of your company through data breaches, or in house through lack of care and human error.
Did you know that around 49% of the nation’s yearly recycling is down to the secure document destruction industry?
Businesses around the world produce large amounts of paperwork every day containing sensitive information.
In an office environment danger doesn’t just come from outside sources; it can come from within your own company walls.
Most organisations are aware of the risks associated with not destroying confidential information, and many have a shredding policy
A growing number of businesses are beginning to go green after customers are beginning to expect them to take responsibility for sav
As with any sector, protecting customer data and complete confidentiality are essential.
Data compliance is a growing concern for many businesses nationally.
Over time people are gradually becoming more aware of the impact that we have on our planet and our growing responsibility to protec
Shredding of secure documents is a vital part of the security of every company, especially those dealing with large amounts of sensi
In general, public sector organisations process a higher volume of information that the private sector on a daily basis.
Every business has its own security requirements, but none more than the National Health Service.
The majority of businesses will have a substantial amount of secure information that is stored con
Every company has secure documentation – anything from staff payment information, to accounts or private customer data.
The secure document destruction community is responsible for an average of about 49% of the nation
It is likely that your business, like many, produces a number of private documents on a regular ba
Proper disposal of confidential information is important but also a legal requirement in the UK.
There is no denying that there are many benefits to shredding your confidential business waste.
Even in the digital age that we live in, most businesses will have a number of physical documents that contain secure information.
It’s that time of year again and the office is getting quieter and quieter as colleagues book holiday and customers begin to t
Every business in the UK holds sensitive information – whether this is customer or staff data.
The UK use a total of 12.5 million tonnes of paper every single year.
More and more businesses are adopting the practice of on-site paper shredding.
Often organisations of all sizes can overlook the issue of security without considering the implications.
Secure document destruction through on-site shredding keeps your private customer and business information safe.
Secure destruction of documents containing private or confidential information is an essential part of your business and its day to
It is vital for your business to make sure that you are complying with UK legislation and shredding everything that you should be.
Onsite secure shredding services provide an alternative method to in-house paper shredding, with the added benefits of being both co
When running a business in the UK it is important to consider the potential of security breaches to your data and how to reduce it.
Protection for your business
The UK is producing more than 20 million tonnes of paper waste annually, with over 85% of that being produced by the business commun
Is your paper shredding policy compliant with UK legislation? Onsite secure shredding is the only way to comply
The contemporary world can be a difficult place for businesses, particularly SMEs with few or limited resources.
With all the challenges to businesses in the current economic environment, there is often a tendency for those at management level t
Document shredding specialist provide an invaluable service for small and large businesses.
Secure confidential paper shredding can be included as part of a waste management programme for any small business.
Mobile document destruction enables your business to quickly and conveniently dispose of old and used paperwork.
Mobile document destruction is a form of paper shredding service, whereby a shredding van will com
There are many factors to consider when running a business, and this includes ensuring that the data you collect and the information
Mobile document destruction is one of a number of options that are available to you, if you are looking to have your waste paper and
Mobile document destruction is one of a number of options that are available to you, if you are looking to have your waste paper and
Secure confident paper shredding should be considered important to your business.
Choosing the right document shredding specialists may seem like a simple task. However, not all services are equal.
Mobile document destruction is one of the paper shredding options that are available for your business.
Whether you are the sole employee of your business or you have dozens or even hundreds of employees, you will naturally collect a ce
Document shredding specialists can come to your premises, collect your waste paper and recycle it in the back of their mobile shredd
Manually shredding paper requires motivation and time. Commodities we can’t afford to waste frivolously.
Many businesses understand the importance of protecting their data but surprisingly few use docume
Secure confidential paper shredding is a process whereby a shredding company comes to your office
Paper shredding offers a secure and convenient means of destroying paperwork but it doesn’t
There are a number of document shredding companies that offer shredding services.
So often we overestimate the knowledge of our workforce.
Paper shredding confidential data is more than simply complying with the law – it is protecting you from fraud and theft.
Have you ever thought about getting in a professional shredding company to handle your shredding needs.
Paper shredding is by no means regarded as an extreme activity. In-fact, it is often overlooked.
Technological advances in cloud computing is changing how businesses are operating.
Identity theft is rife and it not only occurs to individuals but also to businesses, their employees, and their customers.
Every business consumes thousands of tons of confidential paper waste each year.
Shred-on-Site has acquired years of invaluable expertise in the field of paper shredding.
Time is such a valuable commodity; managing it effectively can mean the difference between success
The relaxed attitude towards security held by many small business owners is creating a boom period
It’s incredible how much valuable and sensitive data we are throwing away that should’ve been destroyed.
Every organisation, no matter how small its administratio
The Data Protection Act was set up to do exactly as it says on the tin - protect consumers’
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