Policy and process

To realise the value of your information you need a combination of policies, process, tools and technology that take account of legislative and business requirements.

To help you to ensure your valuable digital information remains usable over time, we offer a catalogue of guidance, training, and a free file profiling tool called DROID.

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.