Understanding what information to keep and disposing of information that is no longer needed is an important part of effective information management.
This guidance looks at how you can manage electronic records in the absence of any supporting infrastructure such as an electronic record management system (ERMS).
Emails are an important part of the corporate record for all organisations – find out what you need to consider.
Private Offices produce important records that need to be managed in accordance with the Public Records Act. The National Archives and Cabinet Office has produced guidance on how manage records created by Private Offices and the offices of Permanent Secretaries.
The laws of England and Wales place obligations upon departments and The National Archives for the collection, disposal and preservation of records.
Sir Alex Allan’s review Sir Alex Allan is a senior civil servant who is currently the Prime Minister’s independent adviser on ministerial standards.