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To shred, or not to shred?

23rd July 2013
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Under UK law, businesses of all sizes must handle sensitive data in a responsible way. As part of this law, all unwanted confidential documentation must be destroyed without any risk of data breach. But what to shred? Our handy guide let’s you know what should be shredded […]

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How to prevent identity theft with Secure Shredding

21st February 2013
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Identity theft should be a concern for all of us. This crime is the fastest growing form of consumer fraud in the UK and can be financially and emotionally devastating for victims. It is estimated that identity fraud costs consumers, banks, retailers and other businesses ┬ú1.2bn a […]

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Confidential Waste and the Data Protection Act

31st January 2013
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If you work with documents containing the personal information of individuals, you will have a legal obligation to protect that information as part of the Data Protection Act 1988. When it comes to disposing of these documents, they will need to be treated as confidential waste and will […]

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Dealing with personal and sensitive information

16th November 2012
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Dealing with personal and sensitive information in relation to your customers, business partners and so on can be a little nerve-wracking. While it may be crucial for you to acquire, process and store these details in order to complete your tasks, there are certain risks associated with […]

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