Weeshred Ltd Manchester
13th Floor, City Tower
0161 850 8895
Document shredding is an important aspect of getting rid of your confidential or private documents safely.
Here at Weeshred Ltd Manchester we offer provide secure document destruction services using our in house shredding machines.
Businesses, and government offices, organisations and individuals use our services to get rid of sensitive or private documents securely.
There are different kinds of paper shredders which are classified according to which method they make use of to shred the paper. Some types of shredders are strip-cup shredders, particle-cut, cardboard, cross-cut, hammermills, grinders, pierce-and-tear, and disintegrators. All of these shredders have a specific method to fully undergo document destruction. For e.g. the particle-cut shredder destroys the paper by shredding it into tiny circular or square pieces while the pierce-and-tear shredder uses its rotating blades to pierce the document and tear it into numerous pieces until it is fully destroyed. The strip-cut shredder shreds the paper into narrow, thin strips which are the same length as the original document was and the hammermill shredder grinds the document and passes it through a screen.
Some example of documents which contain confidential information are employee files,medical records, bills of any kind, financial statement, bank drafts, marketing plans etc. These documents are extremely important and private and shredding them is the safest way to get rid of them and be at peace of mind. Some of the reasons why one needs to destroy these documents by shredding are legal obligations, preventing corporate espionage, impeding identity theft, helping the environment by recycling the shredded pieces, storage space will be freed, and the risk of a fire hazard will be eliminated too.
Confidential files and documents such as salary details, medical reports or personal details need to be gotten rid of properly according to the law. Companies and organisations that fail to get rid of confidential files of employees or clients can face legal action against them. So these companies or organisations make use of document shredding services to dispose of the confidential files to stay out of legal or financial trouble.
Impeding Identity Theft
Identity theft is a serious crime that is becoming increasingly common nowadays. Identity thieves can make use of personal information of an individual through documents that have not been properly disposed of. This poses a serious threat to the safety and security of people’s personal information. If these sensitive documents are disposed of safely by shredding, identity theft can be avoided.
Preventing Corporate Espionage
Companies research and develop new products or services all the time. If a competitor company somehow manages to get hold of the sensitive files which contain the ideas and plans, it can steal and develop them by themselves. This can prove to be a blow to the company from which these files had been stolen from. Secure document shredding will help to ensure that no other party gets hold of such confidential files.
Freeing Storage Space
Stacks of paper and documents that are no longer in use or needed can take up quite a lot space in an office. Many companies or organisations need to destroy these documents. By document shredding, all that space can be freed up.
Eliminating Risk of a Fire Hazard
Big stacks of paper pose a very serious fire hazard threat. It can act as a fuel which readily spreads the fire. So making use of shredding services to get rid of these documents can remove this hazard.
Document shredding can also prove to be quite environment friendly as the shredded paper can be recycled and reused. This can help to preserve trees and forests.
Helps Keep Costumer Confidentiality
Making use of shredding services to destroy costumers’ confidential documents creates a feeling of trust among the customers. Making sure that customers and clients know that their sensitive documents have been destroyed safely will make them confident that their information is safely treated and respected.
Ease of Mind
If you are a business owner, your mind will be at ease knowing that confidential and sensitive documents have been disposed of safely through document shredding. By making use of shredding services regularly, your information and data will be securely destroyed and you will have ease of mind.
Keeps Reputation Risk at bay
Keeping confidential documents that contain sensitive information and data can make the company prone to a data breach. It can damage the company’s reputation and can land it in legal trouble if it occurs. Secure document shredding will make sure that this risk is also eliminated.
There are numerous domestic shredding services that you can hire for secure document shredding. One such shredding service is Weeshred Ltd. It provides professional shredding services for your private documents. It has a vast range of clients including schools and colleges, travel agents, financial companies, NHS, insurance brokers and more. It has no call out or extra charges.
Neither does it have any call centres or fuel surcharges. It provides one-off collections and regular collections. It also supplies lockable bins and consoles which can be wheeled away easily. Weeshred provides 24 hour security cameras which give footage from both inside and outside of the facility around the clock. This means that you can watch your documents being shredded without any extra cost.
Weeshred is a shredding service which meets all government rules and regulations.
This makes it a safe and secure option to get rid of confidential documents. It also offers offsite shredding services so homeowners can avail it according to their convenience.
We fully shred the documents and they cannot be recovered or reconstructed in any way.
These remains are then recycled. At the end, you are provided with a Certificate of Destruction which states the date and time of shredding and ensures that your confidential documents have been taken care of.
Our staff are fully qualified and trained to carry out the shredding services in a professional way.
Weeshred Ltd is truly a great shredding service to use when looking for secure document shredding in a secure environment.