Many organizations do not have effective records retention policies in place and struggle with record storage and compliance problems. An effective records retention policy is one of the most important procedures an organization can develop to limit liability and costs to successfully advance business goals.
If your organization has not already done so, the first step is to make a plan. We have provided you with a checklist as a guideline of suggestions to consider throughout the planning process to ensure that you have all key elements covered in your policy to ensure you can maintain regulatory compliance and your data is securely protected from theft, loss, natural disaster or cyber attacks.
Making a plan is easy, just start by following our simple five-step outline!