Blog and News

London document storage that lowers overheads

London document storage that lowers overheads

Whatever the size of your organisation, there’s a lot of uncertainty at the moment. Regardless of the macroeconomic and political situation, much of this unpredictability focuses on rent and overheads. Such considerations have a bearing on your bottom line; and in...

Are you doing enough to protect data in your organisation?

Are you doing enough to protect data in your organisation?

Running an organisation comes with a lot of responsibility. From keeping clients and customers safe on your premises to ensuring that their personal information is secure, there are obligations galore. You have to do the same for the staff you employ on a day-to-day...

Creating a virtual post room with CAS post scanning services

Creating a virtual post room with CAS post scanning services

At this time of year, it’s not just Father Christmas who has more post to deal with. And the volume of post in December is a stark reminder that, even in this age of electronic communication, print is still important. It’s true that marketing services rely less on...

With Chelmsford business services from CAS, we support local business

With Chelmsford business services from CAS, we support local business

For us here at CAS, working with local businesses keeps us in touch with vibrant sectors across the Southeast and East England. Take our Chelmsford business services, for instance. Whatever your Chelmsford business, and whichever sector you’re in, we provide the...

Keeping small business documents safe with SME document storage solutions

Keeping small business documents safe with SME document storage solutions

Napoleon reportedly once said dismissively that Britain was a ‘nation of shopkeepers’. Two hundred years later, and – tangentially – that could still be said to be true. The internet revolution has meant that everyone can be a shopkeeper when they sell their stuff...

Is your digital storage solution part of the remote working revolution?

Is your digital storage solution part of the remote working revolution?

It’s no exaggeration to say that the 21st century has seen a revolution in the way that the UK works, driven by information technology. Whether they’re working at home or on the go, increasing numbers of workers have the option to work outside an office. Indeed,...

Financial records storage that focuses on regulatory compliance

Financial records storage that focuses on regulatory compliance

It’s difficult to overstate the importance of the financial sector to the UK economy. Almost all of the estimated 53 million adults in the UK are consumers of financial services. The industry is a significant employer too, with some 1.1 million people working in...

If you’re looking for office removals experts, look no further than CAS

If you’re looking for office removals experts, look no further than CAS

At this time of year, many offices are emptier than usual as people take their summer holidays. It’s often a good time of year to think about a clear-out of old files. Many organisations will undertake projects to digitise existing files during their quieter summer...

When you need a strong, safe box, choose CAS document storage boxes

When you need a strong, safe box, choose CAS document storage boxes

There are few offices which are paper-free in practice. Even if organisations are aiming to cut the clutter to save on rent costs, many employees are wedded to paper. Even if they’re hot-desking, they’ll still want to keep some bits and pieces on site. The upshot is...

Disposing of your unwanted IT kit? Do it safely with CAS

Disposing of your unwanted IT kit? Do it safely with CAS

Innovation, relaunches and improved product offerings, are all in a day's work for tech companies. But, when your business invests in new technology, what can you do with outmoded equipment? Moreover, how do you ensure that any data is completely removed before it's...

CAS Cloud is the digital document management solution for modern times

CAS Cloud is the digital document management solution for modern times

This month we celebrate 50 years since man first walked on the moon. It’s a key event in human history, which showed the power of setting ambitious goals. And it brought together a host of technologies to send people further than anyone had ever been before. But it’s...

University document storage keeps all the academic paperwork in order

University document storage keeps all the academic paperwork in order

There are many organisations which have to consider their requirements for document storage. As well as needing regular access to a range of different types of document, these organisations must also take their responsibilities seriously under GDPR. Universities are...

Document digitisation when you need it with CAS scan on demand

Document digitisation when you need it with CAS scan on demand

Many organisations are faced with a daunting project in moving from a paper archive to a more responsive digital storage solution. The task of scanning all those papers is time-consuming – and therefore, expensive. Furthermore, potential clients are often worried they...

Meeting the challenge of a paperless NHS with CAS

Meeting the challenge of a paperless NHS with CAS

It’s nearly a year since the NHS’s 70th birthday. Just as healthcare has become more complex over seven decades, so has the task of keeping patient records. What people tend to forget is that the NHS has been one of the nation’s most significant data generators,...

Bringing facilities management services under one roof with CAS

Bringing facilities management services under one roof with CAS

CAS has been well-regarded as a trustworthy document archive storage company for more than 20 years. We’ve developed comprehensive services to safeguard business-critical records, and we are approved by the NHS and the Financial Standards Authority. But we work beyond...

Data protection and document storage: GDPR one year on

Data protection and document storage: GDPR one year on

It’s not as if 25 May has etched itself into calendars the way that 25 December has. But on 25 May 2019, it was exactly one year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force across Europe. In the run-up to GDPR day a year ago, many organisations...

Take cyber security seriously in your business

Take cyber security seriously in your business

A recent government report showed that fewer UK businesses suffered a cyber security attack in the year to April 2019. According to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport survey, 32% of businesses identified such an attack, down from 43% the year before....

Legal sector document storage in the digital age

Legal sector document storage in the digital age

If there’s one group of organisations that should follow the letter of the law, it’s solicitors. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Code of Conduct sets out how UK law firms must run their business. This includes a stipulation that firms follow ‘proper...

DBS checks and the modern document handling professional

DBS checks and the modern document handling professional

Here at CAS, we’re more than aware that our clients place a huge amount of trust in us. We have to be able to demonstrate that we provide the highest levels of security for the documents and data which they place with us. One key element in our security processes is...

Meet Claire Brooks the new face of East England document management

Meet Claire Brooks the new face of East England document management

There’s a new member of the CAS team, and we wanted to shout about it. We’re delighted to welcome Claire Brooks to the company. Formerly of Box-it East, Mrs Brooks is with us in a consultative role. She’ll be managing business development in East England, to expand...

Document shredding and box recycling for every organisation

Document shredding and box recycling for every organisation

It may be that you have documents which you’re no longer required to hold. Or maybe you’re moving to a system of digitised document archive. Every organisation sometimes needs to get rid of confidential documents securely and safely. Our confidential document...

Professionalise document management in your organisation

Professionalise document management in your organisation

Professionalise document management in your organisation Imagine the scenario. You have a contract which needs updating by close of business before it’s sent out to a new client in the morning. But the only copy you’ve got is the signed paper version. You have no idea...

Create a dynamic off-site archive with live file storage

Create a dynamic off-site archive with live file storage

For many organisations, deciding on what documents to archive is a headache. We talked in a recent blog about the importance of having a document retention schedule, so that all staff know how long and why to keep records. Of course, there are some documents which...

Sweeping ambition, tight costs: small business services

Sweeping ambition, tight costs: small business services

For many people who start up a small business, the sky might be the limit. But sometimes, reality brings small businesses crashing down to Earth. Whether it’s overrunning overheads or a lack of space for expansion, there can be physical or financial constraints. And...

London document storage, something to rely on

London document storage, something to rely on

Businesses in the UK currently face a lot of uncertainties. Regardless of the macroeconomic and political situation, much of this unpredictability focuses on rent and overheads. Whatever the size of your organisation, such considerations have a bearing on your bottom...

Records management and document retention: let CAS take the strain

Records management and document retention: let CAS take the strain

It can sometimes be confusing as to how long you’re required to keep documents. There’s a variety of different records governed by a range of separate legislation. You’ve got to know how long your organisation needs to retain an individual file in storage. But you...

GDPR and the importance of keeping personal data safe

GDPR and the importance of keeping personal data safe

The Europe-wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in the UK on 25 May 2018. GDPR covers the capture, control and consent to use of personal information. It applies to any company operating in Europe, even if headquartered elsewhere. GDPR...

Archive storage solutions for every type of business

Archive storage solutions for every type of business

There comes a time in every organisation’s life when secure document storage becomes a burden. It may be that you’ve been trading for a long period, or that you accumulate vast amounts of client information. When looking to streamline or improve business practices,...

Happy New Year, happy new office, happy office removals

Happy New Year, happy new office, happy office removals

Happy New Year 2019. Are you planning an office move? Let CAS take the strain and make sure 2019 get off to a stress-free start. We have an experienced team of office removals specialists. Their mission is to listen to your exact needs and plan the perfect solution...

Office supplies which don’t cost the earth

Office supplies which don’t cost the earth

Here at CAS, we have the perfect solution for your organisation’s office supplies and facilities management. Rather than a labour-intensive search to contract multiple suppliers for business services, you’ll get a single reliable vendor. Our facilities management...

Meeting the challenge of patient records storage at GP practices

Meeting the challenge of patient records storage at GP practices

We’re drawing to the close of the year in which the NHS turned 70. After the announcement of extra NHS funding in June, there are changes afoot in frontline patient care across the UK. One trend is for GP surgeries to merge. Almost 700 practices merged or closed in...

CAS can boost the bottom line for Ipswich businesses

CAS can boost the bottom line for Ipswich businesses

Wherever we operate, we always focus on providing services to local businesses. In this blog, we take a closer look at how CAS works with organisations in Ipswich. From storing documents to disposing of them, and from managing facilities to organising office moves, we...

IT equipment disposal: another way to delete personal data securely

IT equipment disposal: another way to delete personal data securely

In our last blog, we focused on how our document shredding service keeps you compliant with the requirements of GDPR. What happens should one of your data subjects exercise their ‘right to be forgotten’? You’ll need to show you’ve deleted their data from your paper...

Keeping customers secure through document shredding and data disposal

Keeping customers secure through document shredding and data disposal

With the advent of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) earlier this year, keeping information secure is a hot topic. Whether they’re clients, customers or employees, every UK organisation must be able to show why it’s keeping individuals’ personal data. And...

CAS post scanning provides a virtual post room

CAS post scanning provides a virtual post room

Print is still important, even in the digital age. It’s true that marketing services do rely less on printed material than they used to. But the reality is that print is still extremely effective, and is widely used. This means that post room services remain vital,...

Flexibility is king in the modern workplace, and CAS Cloud delivers

Flexibility is king in the modern workplace, and CAS Cloud delivers

Flexible working is an increasingly common aspect of modern working life. Whether it’s hotdesking or working remotely, many workers are expected to be able to work wherever they find themselves. In 2014, the government introduced the right of flexible working to all...