Immediate response to London College of Fashion
Document SOS Ltd provided a rapid response when the London College of Fashion reported that some of its special collection had been damaged in a flood. Karen Ellis-Rees, Learning Resources Manager at LCF was impressed by the speed of the response and professionalism of the Document SOS team. Trained conservators arrived on site and within a day had brought 25 crates of material back to be freeze vacuum dried, and further material for select air drying.
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5th August 2003

Document SOS announces the appointment of Kristy Yates as Business Development Manager. Kristy, 27, has responsibility for the Company’s new business, business diversification and office management.

Georgine Thorburn, Founder and Managing Director of Document SOS said:

“We are delighted that Kristy has joined us. She is an outstanding administrator and she brings critical skills to our operation. I am sure she will be a major contributor to our business.”

Document SOS is the only fully comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery specialist for paper, books, works of art & documents damaged by fire, flood, mould, dust and explosion. It provides business continuity, salvage and restoration solutions for it’s client base which comprises blue chip commercial, local government and central government clients.

Despite the information technology revolution, paper is still the preferred medium. Hard copy documentation is still often required by law, for example company accounts and legal documentation must be held as paper documents. An in-depth knowledge of paper its structure, composition and subsequent reaction to fire and water is vital for swift and effective restoration following a major disaster. The loss of critical documentation in a crisis can cause major disruption and loss of business continuity resulting in millions of pounds in lost business every year.

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