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Business Benefits

Records retention schedules provide a number of business benefits to Scottish Local Authorities including:

·         Important governance tool:

o   Scottish Public Records legislation

o   Data Protection

o   Freedom of Information

o   Internal audit

o   External inspection

·         Efficiency and effectiveness

o   Remote and flexible working

o   Less is more

·         Cost savings

o   Best value

o   Asset management

·         Inter-agency working

·         Historical and cultural legacy