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Apr 25, 2022

We've released a new version of RecordLink export. 

Apr 4, 2022

RecordLink export can only do so much. For it to be effective you need to ensure that all of your Linked Documents are correctly linked. ESS have made it easier to deal with orphaned documents and links. There's some detail in their video here.

Jul 14, 2021

With an increasing number of primary schools using RecordLink export to transmit files to secondary schools we have had a few enquiries about S2S.


Jun 22, 2021


RecordLink export V 2.3.1 and above now allow you to select the individuals for an export by User Defined Group. 

Sep 14, 2020

This is something we've been asked for more than once so here it is - an easy way to split a mail merge into its component sections and then save just the relevant section to each student's record.


Mar 13, 2019

We will be withdrawing support for MS Office products prior to Office 2010 from the end April 2019. If you are affected by this change please email Info@RecordLink.IT.

Feb 2, 2019

As long as your current copier or scanner can scan to a network folder then you can scan to SIMS. You'll need eCopy PDF Pro Office and a licence for RecordLink 4pdf. Watch this video tutorial to find out how.

Dec 14, 2018

What happens to RecordLink writer when upgrading to Office 365 ProPlus?

Nov 29, 2018

Scan your documents for less than the price of a daily latte.

Sep 7, 2018

GDPR requires schools to manage their information and minimise data. Against this background there’s an obvious problem when schools use email to communicate across a network of distributed email clients and very soon this simple and frequently ignored issue will have a new consequence. We take a quick look at email proliferation and a few simple steps to keep that data under control.

Jan 30, 2018

The latest version of RecordLink export is available on the download page. The functional change is an addition of a Select All Staff option to facilitate the creation of a document archive from SIMS relating to all staff. So if that's been keeping you up at night the Nytol can stay on the shelf. Sweet dreams.

Nov 25, 2017

Yes it most definitely does, just like the Data Protection Act. Read on …

Schools have a mixed set of responses to the introduction of GDPR in 2018. We take a nose through some of the regulations and guidance and find that its not something to ignore.

Nov 18, 2017

Here's an opportunity to refresh your pdf handling skills with the user guides for Nuance's eCopy PDF Pro Office version 6.3.

Sep 18, 2017

Irrespective of what happens when the UK leaves Europe (the UK Government has indicated it will implement an equivalent or alternative legal mechanisms) data will have to become more managed than at present. GDPR comes into effect in April 2018 at which point schools will need to comply with the new legislation. The key tenets cover the right to be forgotten, breach notification, right to access, data portability and privacy by design. Many schools are well down the road, others have made little headway.

Jun 13, 2017

OFSTED judged Haydn Primary School to be Outstanding in every category. We strive to use relevant and well-priced technologies to maintain our documents and data to the highest standard too. RecordLink Export meets our needs and expectations in every respect.

Mar 28, 2017

If you receive an error on SIMS client having updated to SIMS 7.172 then read on.

Jan 20, 2017

Now with Communication Log integration

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