Archive Storage Containers
All business sectors need to keep paperwork for a variety of reasons. It is crucial that paperwork containing customer, supplier or business sensitive information is kept secure, dry and is accessible at all times, thus ex-shipping containers used on your site as storage containers are the perfect solution to keeping your sensitive material secure.
Archive Storage Legislation
According to HM Revenue and Customs who provide some excellent information on rules surrounding the retention of records on their website http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/factsheet/record-keeping.pdf ; it is important to keep good records to keep track of expenses, apply for finance, track debtors and creditors, save on accountancy costs, pay the correct tax, receive the correct amount of benefits and credits and avoid paying penalties. They advise that you need to keep these records should HM Revenues and Customs need to check tax returns and their associated figures, even if you do make a mistake with your tax returns, so long as you can prove through previous paperwork that you took reasonable care to get the return right you may avoid a penalty.
HM Revenues and Customs advise you keep your documents for six years, however, employers need to keep PAYE records for 3 years, CIS contractors need to keep CIS records for 3 years and records involved with completing a personal tax returns need to be kept for 22 months.
Space for Storing Archives
We understand that space at your business premises is at a premium and it can be difficult to find extra room for such paperwork, however, as the above information proves, it can save you a lot of time, trouble and money if you keep your records for the advised amount of time. Therefore, why not consider an ex-shipping container at your premises, with flexible hire terms or our guaranteed buyback scheme on new or used purchased containers as well as containers being dry, weather proof and secure, what better way to store your business records than a container with Lion Containers Ltd. We can even supply free-standing shelving within your container to make the most of your container space and make finding and filing archiving boxes simple.
Storage Container Example | Business Archives
We supplied a fuels company with a 40ft quality used A grade container, with an extra set of cargo doors. They required this as extra storage for their documents. Read more:
40ft Archive Storage Container Case Study >>
Delivering Your Storage Container
We have a small team of trusted hauliers working for us here in the UK. Deliveries normally take place between 7am-8pm, Monday to Friday, however we can work outside of these times if so wished. We also provide site visits to those more tricky delivery areas, all members of our team have passed their CSCS card test. This means that they are able to visit sites in order to reduce accidents and drive up on-site efficiency.