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Why use a shredding company?

Although owning your own shredding machine may be appealing at first glance, there are a host of reasons why it actually makes more sense to use an outsourced provider. With so many affordable office shredding machines available, you could be forgiven for wondering why you would need to work with a shredding provider at all..

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Twelve ways you can start preparing for GDPR right now

25th May 2018 will see the biggest reform to Data Protection law in almost two decades, with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even though the UK is leaving the EU, Brexit won’t affect the GDPR. The government has already confirmed that businesses still need to comply with the new regulations. Since.

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How will GDPR affect your school?

On May 25 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, replacing the existing Data Protection Act (DPA). It introduces many wide-ranging changes in the way companies and public-sector organisations need to store and manage customer data, as well as how they dispose of it once it’s no longer needed. Schools are.

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Why breaking data protection law is easier than you think

The Data Protection Act covers many different types of record, both paper and digital. As recently released ICO figures show, many organisations are finding it a challenge to comply with the legislation. Are you aware of your obligations under the Data Protection Act? If not, your business could be breaking the law without being aware.

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Data security incidents in the health sector

The latest figures for security breaches in the healthcare sector show all too clearly why hospitals, surgeries and other medical organisations need to take particular care with confidential data. In the figures for 2016 data security breaches recently released by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), healthcare was far and away the worst-performing sector, accounting for.

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