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6 Benefits of One-Time Shredding

Those old documents piled in the corner of your office or tucked away in boxes may seem harmless enough, but holding onto them can damage your business. As your stockpile of outdated information grows, so does your storage cost, non-compliance exposure and risk of privacy breach. Fortunately, a one-time shredding service can help. Here are six benefits of one-time shredding. 1. Convenience Nothing is more inconvenient than having to destroy…

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4 Tips for Managing Your Law Firm’s Files More Efficiently

Running a successful legal practice isn’t possible without efficient file management. Improperly-labeled documents or misplaced correspondence and pleadings can lead to case delays and stifle your litigation processes. Here are four helpful tips for managing your law firm’s files more efficiently. Tip 1: File Purges & Shredding It’s not uncommon for lawyers and solicitors to keep duplicate copies of paper files. But collecting multiple copies of documents contributes to clutter…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Document Imaging

Document imaging is a no-brainer once you realise how going paperless reduces your overhead costs and speeds up access to your information. But before forging full-steam ahead with a document scanning project, it’s wise to strategise. Use the dos and don’ts we provide here to guide your next document imaging project. Don’t purchase expensive scanning equipment  Scanning your files with a desktop scanner is as slow as molasses. But even…

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Cyber Liability Insurance: What It Is and How to Keep Your Costs Low

With numerous high profile privacy breaches gaining widespread attention, you may have increasingly heard about cyber liability insurance, but not quite understood how it works or what it offers. Cyber liability insurance provides coverage specifically for electronic business data, which is not typically covered under most standard business insurance policies. A cyber liability policy is most often used to cover things like: Spreading of viruses or malicious code Data loss…

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What’s Your Plan for Going Paperless?

No one likes the proverbial “paper push,” which is understandable given that hardcopy documents and files often either end up in desktop piles or perpetually lost within a file cabinet purgatory.  As a result, locating and retrieving paper records is not only frustrating but also a waste of otherwise precious productivity.  Because of our increasing reliance on instantaneous access to information at the click of a mouse, it seems to…

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The Importance of a Disaster Recovery Plan

While not as devastating or widespread as the damage caused by super storm Sandy on the East Coast of the US, the floods in the north of England just over two months ago, had a considerable impact on small businesses.   Shop owners, the self employed and those with home offices saw their businesses paralysed from the result of heavy rains.  No matter the size of a business, the statistics on…

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Information Retrieval

The investment of time and effort necessary for building a successful business is considerable.  Beyond the proverbial “blood, sweat and tears,” you’ve placed a high priority on delivering the best services for your clients. And as a result, chances are that as your business has grown, so too has the volume of information you’re required to manage. All too often, the management of paper documents and files becomes an Achilles…

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Protecting your Business Documents from Disaster

Corporate data exists in multiple formats, from traditional paper files – to digital documents stored in the cloud – to electronic information stored on media storage devices. However, with the explosion of technology and the resulting storage options comes an ever present, myriad array of risks to your business data, ranging from physical theft to seemingly increasing occurrences of natural disaster. As a business owner it’s your responsibility to acknowledge…

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