The Art of the Archive: Document Retention Issues and Best Practices for Construction and Design Professionals
Document retention is a critical legal and administrative issue for construction and design firms. The basic question is simple: How long do I keep this paper/email/report/roll of plans, and what is the best method to store it? To answer this question requires knowledge of both the law and best practices in the industry. We’ll examine how to advise your construction client regarding document retention from a practical and legal perspective, and explore workable principles that you can use to help construction and design professionals manage documents with confidence.