Local Authority Document Management

We know just how annoying it is to have a huge amount of paperwork slowing down your everyday business practices. That is why we offer a comprehensive array of document management services to reduce the amount of paperwork in your local authority and transform the the data flow of your organisation.

Cleardata offers digital mailroom, document digitisation, intelligent data capture, archive storage, automated invoice processing and cloud document management services. Check out our 60 second videos, to find out more about how we can help your organisation. We have an experienced team who can map out your organisation’s existing paper processes and come up with a digital solution to meet your requirements.

The company has registered on three government frameworks, making our cloud, mailroom, scanning and archive services accessible.

Digital Mail Room Services

Our digital mailroom service can be accessed via Crown Commercial Services Postal Goods and Cleardata's Digital Mail Room Services are available via RM1063 Postal Goods and Services FrameworkServices Framework (RM1063).

With this framework, costs can be cut for public sector organisations and it is fully OJEU, which enables the procurement process to be finished with speed and efficiency.

  • Divert your paperwork to our secure bureau and our dedicated team will access, sort and scan your information.
  • Data can be automatically extracted from your incoming paperwork, using intelligent data capture software.
  • We can return digital data by uploading it to our handy cloud document storage solution or by secure FTP.
  • Our cloud solution offers full document management, fast search functionality, a full electronic audit trail and workflow. Documents can be sent automatically to the correct member of staff and authorisation buttons set up, allowing users to approve or review documents quickly and easily.

Outsourced Document Scanning Services

Whether you need to scan something small or large, our document scanning bureaus can accommodate it with ease. We scan documents all the way up to AO in size.

Using state of the art Kodak document scanning equipment and technology, we can scan in a format acceptable for Anite, Hummingbird, Opentext, Comino and Idocs Document Management Systems and our equipment offers automatic colour detection, perfect page scanning, ultrasonic multi-feed detection sensors and SurePath paper handling.

Scanning can help save significant amounts of office space and save time for Local Authority Departments e.g. Housing, Council Tax, Education, Planning, Social Care, Records, Environmental Services, Payroll and HR all generate large volumes of paperwork on a daily basis resulting in shelf and physical office space becoming greatly reduced.

Accredited to ISO27001 (Information Security ) and ISO9001/2008 (Quality Management), we can also scan every document to British Standard Code of Practice for Legal Admissibility and Evidential Weight of Information Stored Electronically BIP0008.

We index every document with the latest OCR technology to allow records to be digitised, searched for and retrieved ASAP using a simple keyword facility.


On-site Scanning Solutions

At Cleardata, we appreciate that there may be documents that cannot be taken off site and that is why we can create an on-site scanning solution in your secure back office.

Complete with high speed scanning equipment, we can train your staff to prepare documents for scanning before our experienced staff scan and 200% quality check your records.

Every document is indexed during the scanning process to allow bulk import into your own document management system. We can scan all types of records including:-

  • Planning Applications
  • Building Regulations
  • Ordnance Survey Maps
  • Social Care Records
  • Child Protection Records
  • Local Authority HR Personnel Records
  • Educational Records
  • Finance and Purchasing
  • Schools Records
  • Pupil Records
  • Exam Questions and Results
  • Exam Certificates

Cloud Document Management

If your existing document management systems and paper processes are inefficient, we can provide consultancy services to review your manual paperwork processes. Cleardata also provide proposals for a suitable cloud document management solution and project management, training and IT support to provide a smooth transition to a paperless workplace.


Document Storage

We have 27,000sq.ft secure facilities in which to store your Local Authority documents.

Fully protected with enhanced fire systems, VESDA, Access Control, CCTV surveillance and more, you can be confident that all of your files and records will be fully protected at all times.

Need access to your document FAST? No problem, we are proud to provide a Scan on Demand service which gives you FAST, digital retrieval for all of your important documents – in only two hours of your initial request.

Call us on 0800 046 8081 to request more details about what we can do for your local authority organisation or use our online instant quote tool now! Quick Quote

Public Sector Cost Reductions

Local government organisations are suffering severe budget reductions and need to operate more efficiently. Cleardata’s solutions can help to reduce paperwork and cut costs by digitising information and automating manual processes.  Here’s a few ideas of how our company can help:-

  • Document scanning can help local authorities save valuable office space and enable digital information to be found quickly
  • Form and Paperwork Re-Design – Review existing forms and re-design efficiently with scanning and automated capture in mind.  For example, bar codes containing existing data can be applied, to cut down on incoming data entry costs and individual boxes, similar to those used on passport applications, added to capture hand written information.  This enables high scanning capture rates.
  • Our intelligent data capture software saves time spent on manual data entry and improves accuracy of data.  We can also automatically verify and check information against existing databases
  • Automated invoice processing – outsourced mail room and data capture solutions can help to reduce invoice processing cost, cut manual processing times, reduce supplier queries and payment errors.
  • Cloud document management – provides flexible access to information from any location, quick search and retrieval from other office systems, automated document delivery through intelligent work flow and fast document authorisation/review.
  • Archive Storage – outsource your archive storage to our secure facility and save valuable office space. Documents can be stored off-site and retrieved quickly, using a scan on demand service.