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NHS Data Guardians post GDPR

August 6th, 2018

The NHS are guardians of special categories of personal healthcare data across the UK. Whilst patient data is vital for managing an individual’s care, there is also a need for that data to be handled securely. Post introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, are the data guardians beyond reproach...

Get ready for the new ePrivacy Regulation

July 30th, 2018

Just as the dust is settling on GDPR implementation, the ePrivacy Regulation is set to make a gracious appearance. Also known as the EU Cookie Directive, the ePrivacy Regulation is a set of rules that aim to protect the confidentiality of electronic communications and govern cookie requirements in Europe. In January 2017, the first draft...

A Guide To Document Retention Periods

Retention periods

October 25th, 2017

A question we are asked on a regular basis is “How long should I keep my documents?” It’s a very good question and the answer isn’t particularly straightforward because it all depends on what the document contains. We’ve put together this guide to document retention periods to help customers understand how long to keep their...

AIIM InSights – Understanding GDPR Readiness in 2017

September 7th, 2017

AIIM InSights in partnership with DocuWare have recently published a report titled “Understanding GDPR Readiness in 2017”  AIIM is a non profit organisation with a mission “to ensure that information professionals understand the current and future challenges of managing information assets.” You can download the full report here Key Report Findings 1. Thirty-two percent of...

How To Utilise Document Scanning to Ensure GDPR Compliance

September 1st, 2017

Businesses across the UK are preparing for the forthcoming GDPR . For many larger organisations this will involve creating a distinct job role to ensure GDPR compliance is adhered to and significant fines are avoided. Part of any GDPR Project Manager’s role will be to evaluate any threats to the company’s existing information management and information...