10 years’ of shredding for Macmillan Cancer Support

This week we were visited by Rob Turner from Macmillan Cancer Support when he called in to thank the staff at Russell Richardson for 10 years’ of support.
During the 10 years we’ve raised over £10,000 through our charity shredding service for Macmillan and 2015 looks set to be our biggest fundraising year yet, with £952 donated to date. A few …


Personal protection shredding raises over £1900 for charities in 6 months

The price people are putting on protecting their personal information has helped Russell Richardson raise almost £2000 for four charities in the first six months of 2015.
Our charity shredding service allows individuals or small businesses not requiring certificates of destruction to bring in their documents to our Sheffield facility for secure shredding, in return for a charity contribution. The most …


Securing data to the end

As data breaches and the need for businesses to take data protection seriously becomes more prevalent, more varied and sophisticated are the methods data thieves will use for getting to an organisations highly profitable information. As developments in digital security advance at a rapid pace, so too does the hackers knowledge, making security breaches very difficult to prevent.
With all the …


Compensation – the next penalty for a data breach?

We warn organisations about the consequences of a data breach on a daily basis: damage reputation, loss of customer confidence, ICO fines. The penalties are getting tougher and as consumer awareness of data protection grows, we believe the the ‘no win, no fee’ compensation claims will be on the rise too. The below advert was placed in Tuesday’s Yorkshire Post …