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How to Digitise Legal Records: A Six-step Guide

Recent Iron Mountain research found UK legal firms struggle to manage the volumes of private and sensitive information that flow through their organisation. In 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)—an EU-wide legislation affecting how organisations store and retain personal data—will take effect. Its aim is to protect the privacy rights […]


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How healthy are UK law firm’s Data Retention Policies?

Legal firms store a significant volume of critical and confidential records, But in today’s data-driven world, how many of them are doing what it takes to ensure compliance and protect sensitive information? Quick answer—not enough. According to a new Iron Mountain research on professionals within the UK legal sector, document […]


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How local authorities can meet the challenge of managing information

  In our last blog we looked at some of the challenges local authorities face managing ever increasing amounts of information. Sadly, programmes designed to improve efficiency, such as integration and shared services, seem to be making the situation worse. And while records managers are aware of and concerned about […]


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How local authorities are coping with the pressure of harnessing information

When it comes to managing and protecting information, few organisations face a greater challenge than local authorities. Each of these 443 bodies spread across the UK is charged with delivering around 800 public services, ranging from transport, libraries and benefits to social services, housing and recycling. Within this remit is […]


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Information and the public sector: the squeeze on talent

A financial constraints change the face of public services, it’s become more difficult to retain and develop people with the skills and drive to deliver information transformation. In a recent survey by Iron Mountain nine out of ten respondents indicated that cost cutting had resulted in the loss of valuable […]


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