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- Good accounting maintains the financial health of a company
- Good record keeping is the blood of a good accounting system
- Records include both physical and electronic formats
- Record lifecycle includes creation, use and destruction
- Record retention periods are assigned for use and destruction
- IRCH’s experience in the records field and legal retention research is your retention resource
Following are articles of interest that discuss various issues pertinent to record keeping.
A lot of people will never be interested in trying something out unless they know that they’ll get something out of it. This principle often applies to just about anything, […]
File classification is an important part of your company’s record management system. Long retrieval time, missing or lost files are signs of filing system deficiencies. If these situations ring a […]
Your company’s choice of supplies and equipment, along with records management practices affects its overall impact to the environment. Today, a lot of companies and organizations are discovering first-hand that […]
User Requirements for Records Retention Programs by Donald S. Skupsky, JD, CRM, FAI Organizations create and maintain records mainly so that company employees have the records needed to do their […]
Legal Requirements for Filing Systems and Indexes by Donald S. Skupsky, JD, CRM, FAI The law generally does not require organizations to maintain any particular type of filing system or […]
The Bucket Theory – Getting It Right! By Donald S. Skupsky, JD, CRM, FAI, MIT Few topics have fostered more debates in the last few years than the optimal number […]
Equal Pay Act and Retention of Personnel & Payroll Records by Donald S. Skupsky, JD, CRM, FAI Question: Regarding the Lilly Ledbetter Act of 2009 (Equal Pay Act), I have […]
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It is always refreshing to hear Don Skupsky’s common sense and realistic views on topics such as email, big data and unmanaged information. Additional topics covered that affect legally-defensible records retention are buckets, global retention and defense of a records retention program in litigation. The discussion regarding expert witness tasks can be a checklist for retention program development and management.
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