EU data rules still rule by Natasha Rawley, Archive Document Data Storage

Blog post - 09/08/2016 : General data protection regulation, Information Commissioner’s Office, Legal Practice Management, LPM magazine, The file queen, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the July 2016 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine. To read the issue in full, ...

General Data Protection Regulation – the new regulation from Europe to replace the data protection directive

Blog post - 05/07/2016 : ADDS, General data protection regulation, Legal Practice Management magazine, LPM magazine, The file queen, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the June 2016 issue of Legal Practice...

Getting your backup by Natasha Rawley, Archive Document Data Storage

Blog post - 31/05/2016 : ADDS, archive, backup, data, media, The file queen, Practice Management

This article was also featured as a column in the May 2016 issue of LPM. To read the issue in full, download LPM....

The most effective ways to protect your clients from Identity theft

Resource - 12/04/2016 : ADDS, confidential information, identity theft, paper shredding, privacy, retention management, The file queen, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

How much do you value your clients? Reviewing the steps you take to protect their privacy is a good test. Failing to safeguard their confidential information just once can lead to identity theft, erasing all of your hard-earned trust in the blink...

Four easy ways to optimise your office space

Resource - 01/04/2016 : ADDS, Archive Document Data Storage, office space, The file queen, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Remember the scene in Star Wars where the walls start closing in on Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and friends, leaving them with nowhere to go? A cramped and disorganised office can feel exactly the same way—claustrophobic and utterly...

Document management strategies for law firms

Resource - 11/03/2016 : ADDS, document management, inventory, scanning, storage, The file queen, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

These days, all businesses struggle to keep up with an influx of information—but none more so than law firms. While paper documents have always been integral in the legal community, the diversification of services that firms offer combined...

What business continuity means in 2016

Resource - 24/02/2016 : ADDS, Data Offsite, Data Recovery Testing, Emergency Communications, Securing Documents, The file queen, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Every business needs a robust plan to ensure continued operations during a disaster. But even the best business continuity plan can suffer from the simple passage of time. Here’s a look at what business continuity means in 2016 and how you...

ADDS helping understand the impact of the new DPA on the legal sector

Blog post - 16/02/2016 : ADDS, data protection, Data protection act, LPM, The file queen, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the February 2016 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine...

Avoid these six common information disposal mistakes

Resource - 05/02/2016 : data, information disposal, Negligent recycling, The file queen, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Mistakes happen, but when they involve your sensitive business information, the repercussions can be devastating for your business:

  • identity theft
  • business fraud
  • legal liability
  • non-compliance fines
  • ...

Where not to store your business records and why

Resource - 16/12/2015 : ADDS, costs, risk, storage, The file queen, Risk & Compliance

You have a variety of options for storing your business records, and each one comes with its own set of risks and costs. As a business person, you should avoid the following storage methods for the important reasons we outline here.

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Questions to ask when choosing a Document Scanning Provider

Resource - 23/10/2015 : ADDS, digital files, document scanning, The file queen, Risk & Compliance, Technology

You’ve decided to convert your paper documents to digital files. But how do you choose a document scanning provider? Use the following questions when interviewing potential document scanning companies for your business.

1. How much...

The legal and practical reasons to create a data protection policy

Resource - 09/10/2015 : confidentiality, data protection policy, The file queen, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Does your company have a data protection policy? A data protection policy reduces privacy breach risks and ensures your organisation is securely storing, accessing and distributing the personal data it collects. Here we offer several reasons to...

Scan, store, or shred?

Resource - 05/10/2015 : document scanning, management of business records, The file queen, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Every day, you make choices designed to enhance profitability and productivity. The management of your business records—such as what to scan, what to store, and what to shred—can have a major impact on your organisation’s bottom...

Film and video storage

Resource - 23/09/2015 : ADDS, film and video storage, media preservation, The file queen, Technology, Practice Management

At ADDS, we can provide you with a variety of video, film and tape storage options. 

Protect the value of your creative work

Archive Document Data Storage (ADDS) offers professional offsite storage and...

Process improvements

Blog post - 25/08/2015 : ADDS, information management process, information management tool, LPM, The file queen, Practice Management

Welcome, sunshine – summer has finally arrived, and as I sit at File Queen HQ writing my column all I can see is blue sky. There’s no better time to implement new processes than during the summer months. People are more relaxed (...