Why Professional Document Storage Matters

Securing sensitive information has never been more important. Companies of all sizes are tasked with protecting their data from breaches, physical damage, and unauthorised access. The consequences of failing to secure business data can be severe, ranging from financial losses to irreparable damage to a company’s reputation. This is where professional document storage comes into …

Document Storage and Record Management in The Medical Sector

The careful management of documents is of great importance within the medical sector due to their sensitive nature. Healthcare professionals and administrative staff engage with an array of medical documents daily, ranging from patient records to treatment plans, underlining the critical need for responsible Document Storage and Record Management. Responsibility  Medical practitioners across various specialties …

Why Savvy Law Firms Opt for Offsite Document Storage Solutions

In today’s dynamic business landscape, legal companies are constantly seeking ways to optimise operational costs without compromising efficiency and security. We’ve recently had insightful discussions with a leasing agent who shared valuable insights after visiting a property in Greater Western Sydney. Based on this discussion, we will show you Why Savvy Law Firms are Opting …

Lawyers Learning for Charity Conference Sponsor 2022

On Saturday 5th of November, CostSmart attended the 27th Annual Lawyers Learning for Charity Conference, held by the Eastern Suburbs Law Society (ESLS). CostSmart was honoured to sponsor the event and contribute to a great cause while showcasing  Document Storage and Record Management solutions for the legal industry.  The Eastern Suburbs Law Society (ESLS) is one of …

Offsite Document Storage Management vs Self-Storage Service

Why choose an offsite document storage and record management provider over a self-storage service?  A self-storage facility is an excellent choice for furniture, vehicles, recreational items and even business inventory, but are they really the best choice when it comes to storing business documents and archives? Regardless of the size of your business, there are …

Document Storage for the Legal Industry

Document storage for the legal industry A legal firm is responsible for managing an overwhelming number of documents. Lawyers and legal staff work with an array of legal documents every day, including notes, contracts, reports, notices and much more. A 2013 article by The Australian Legal Sector Alliance suggested that a person working within an …

A Quick Guide to Document Retention Regulations

Another financial year has come and passed, and with it brings the necessity to begin storing and retaining important documents. Whether these are financial records for tax purposes, GST records, company documents, client documents or personnel files, we will provide you with a summary breakdown of the mandatory minimum document retention requirements for you. Document …

Document File Storage vs Scanning

What is Document File Storage? Document file storage involves storing physical documents in-house or with a document file storage service supplier, such as CostSmart. These files are then retained in accordance with record retention guidelines and retrieved when a company requires them. What is document scanning? Document scanning involves the process of scanning and converting …

Can Procurement be Enhanced by External Partners?

Outsourcing the procurement of goods, services, suppliers and materials can generate major benefits for businesses of all types and sizes. Procurement outsourcing is growing, companies are becoming more aware of the benefits, the outcomes have been documented and substantiated, and these results are helping company bottom lines. Main Benefits of Outsourcing Procurement outsourcing is the …

The Importance of Branded Products for Your Business

Finding effective and creative ways to grow your brand awareness is essential for building your business and attracting new customers. In this digital age, many businesses understandably focus on digital marketing and social media. However, it’s important you don’t disregard the value of more traditional marketing techniques, such as the use of branded products. Building …