Did you know that there are almost 500 incidents of ID fraud in the UK every day? Shredding documents is the best way to ensure that criminals cannot steal sensitive information or use information discarded with your general waste to commit fraud or identity fraud.
Privacy experts recommend that you should shred any document containing sensitive or personal information such as utility bills, insurance documents, credit card and bank statements, and personal letters.
Shredding potentially sensitive documentation is also an integral part of a business’s data process management, helping to support GDPR compliance regulations and avoid hefty fines.
It is important that you get the right shredder to suit your needs. There are several important things that you should consider before purchasing a shredder.