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Records Retention: Which Documents Should You Keep and Which Should You Trash?

Keeping documents has never been easier or cheaper. Cloud storage has opened up nearly infinite room to save digital files and data indefinitely. However, just because you can save documents conveniently doesn’t mean it’s always a good idea. While storage is relatively inexpensive, the risks related to retaining unneeded records can be costly.

If your business documents have been stacking up in the absence of a formal retention plan, it’s time for a spring cleaning. Don’t have a retention plan? All businesses should have one.

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Records Retention - Do You Have a Plan?

For many small businesses, deciding what documents to keep and for how long is a function of storage capacity. As servers and filing rooms reach capacity, businesses look for documents to discard. 

This is not the way to manage your documents.

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All Businesses Should Have a Document Retention Policy

Technology has made it easy for us to electronically store documents that would have required warehouse-size space in paper form. Now, businesses wrestle with the question of what they can safely get rid of, and what they must retain. This is especially a problem for small businesses, which may not have the luxury of designating someone to supervise document retention.  

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