It may be a year now since the GDPR was first introduced but this regulation is just as relevant now as it was then. Perhaps even more so, particularly when it comes to paper based data. Although many people assume that the GDPR only places requirements on businesses for dealing differently with digital data, in fact it needs to be integrated with respect to the risks for physical data too.
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.
The process of shredding has become fairly standard today for every business keen to maintain high standards of security and compliance. On-site shredding helps to ensure that sensitive data is always protected and makes document disposal a swift and efficient process. But what happens to your records after they’re shredded?
Why invest in professional shredding of obsolete records?
There are some key reasons why it pays to ensure that your obsolete records are properly disposed of, including:
Despite best intentions to be more eco friendly, many offices are still processing large volumes of paper. Disposing efficiently of that paper in a way that meets compliance and confidentiality requirements can be a challenge. Valuable employee time is often wasted handling the process, which may be further hampered by the use of small, inefficient shredders. For any business of any size there are some very good reasons to use a professional shredding service.