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Why Paper Shredding Is Essential For GDPR Compliance

GDPR is causing a flurry of activity for businesses across the whole of Europe. But while digital compliance is high on everybody’s priority list, many businesses are forgetting the more physical side of their business – their paper-based data. Just because the world...

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3 Ways GDPR Will Impact Your Marketing

There are no two ways about it - marketing is all about data. Without data, businesses wouldn’t be able to send out marketing information by mail, target email campaigns, get in touch with old prospects or establish new customers. In our hyper-connected world, data is...

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Who’s Responsible For Data Protection In Your Business?

Now that we’re in the final countdown, GDPR is the topic on everyone’s lips. But while GDPR has very strict and easy to understand rules about what businesses can and can’t do with EU citizen data, many people are still confused as to their responsibilities in regards...

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4 Steps To GDPR Approved Data Destruction

The countdown has well and truly begun. With just 4 months left to go, businesses are all starting to feel the pressure to become GDPR compliant. The new regulations (which updates the Data Protection Act), and focuses mainly on how companies handle data. Everything...

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Are You In The Dark Over GDPR?

With only 5 months to go until the implementation of GDPR, new research from the Institute of Directors has revealed that 1 in 3 directors are still in the dark about what the regulation means for them, and what they need to do. In fact, several of them didn’t even...

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How Will GDPR Affect Your Business?

It’s January, which means the countdown to GDPR has well and truly begun. With just 4 months to go, more and more businesses are starting to really worry about how GDPR will affect how their business works. At first, it was only really the finance and IT industries...

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What Exactly Is ‘Malware?’

We spend a lot of time talking about your physical security – keeping the data on your paperwork safe. And we would, we’re a shredding company after all. But there are other risks to your data security that are currently very high profile, and we’d be remiss if we...

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How To Outsource Properly

Outsourcing can mean a lot of things to a lot of different people. It can mean farming out the grunt work you don't want to do (or have time to do) that keeps your business ticking over. It could mean letting someone else look after things that you don't have the...

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What Will Your 2018 Office Look Like?

Well, it’s December, which means the new year is right around the corner, and it’s time for us to take a look back at 2017 and all the things that have changed. Walking through some offices this year, you might be forgiven for not recognising it. The office...

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Is Data Protection Possible When People Are Involved?

We’ve talked about this a bit before, but it always bears repeating. Human beings are nearly always at the centre of any data breach. Human error has been cited as the single biggest factor in major security breaches, over and above hacking or malware attempts. So...

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