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The big question in records retention and destruction is “how long should I keep it?” Unfortunately, there is no pat answer. Every business, practice, and organization will have different internal and external requirements past the requisites common to most operations. We can say, however, that once you no longer need, or are required to keep a record, you should destroy it. That said, we are back to the first question, “how long should I keep it.?”
As an entry point for a records retention and destruction policy, answering these gatekeeper questions can help you decide what to keep on hand, what to archive, how long to keep it, and when do destroy it:
When you are setting up a retention and destruction policy for your organization, generic retention schedules cover a lot of territory and are a good place to start. Download our free generic retention schedule to get an idea of what can be included.
Even when you can answer these questions, there are looming in-house issues and pitfalls such as:
If these assets and capabilities are part of your organization, we can develop a retention and destruction plan for you and train your staff on how to implement the plan. After the plan is in place, our staff remains ready to provide help when you need it.
If these assets and capabilities are not a part of your organization, you now know what you need to do, but not how or where to do it and who your organization will handle these tasks. Arkansas Records Management can answer these issues for you.
Since record retention and destruction is outside the job description and skill sets of most workforces in today’s business and professional environments, it makes good sense to outsource these jobs to people who specialize in efficiently developing, implementing and maintaining an effective records retention and destruction program. The benefits of this arrangement are:
Arkansas Records Management records professionals will analyze your records, make recommendations and create a records and retention plan to meet your specific requirements and provide services to implement the plan. Components of this plan are:
Arkansas Records Management provides records retention and certified destruction service for customers in Hot Springs, Little Rock, Benton, Arkadelphia, Pine Bluff and any other central Arkansas location.
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