Spotting Fraudulent Injury Claims

Fraudulent Injury Claims

During the course of 2019, insurance companies detected 107,000 fraudulent claims, amounting to £1.2 billion[1]. Within this statistic are false injury claims, buried within motor insurance claims and liability claims – otherwise known as ‘slip and trips’. Those perpetrating these claims may well do so in the belief that insurance fraud is somehow a ‘victimless […]

CCTV: Know Where You Stand

cctv

As a concept, closed-circuit-television (CCTV) originates from Russia. Leon Theremin developed the first rudimentary, manually operated system in 1927, for the purpose of boosting security at the Kremlin in Moscow. It was later developed further by Germany in 1942 and was used to monitor V-2 rocket launches. In those early days, the use of the […]

Ransomware: The Biggest Threat to Cybersecurity

Ransomware

The Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, Lindy Cameron, has issued a stark warning[1] that it is ransomware that now poses the biggest threat to cybersecurity around the world. While addressing the Royal United Services Institute in London on Monday 14th June 2021, the senior official explained that the threat posed by organised […]

How Far Can Surveillance Legally Go in Private Investigation?

How Far Can Surveillance Legally Go in Private Investigation?

One of the biggest and most important questions around the hiring of a Private Investigator is always the length to which surveillance strategies can actually be deployed in a case, while staying within the law. It is a perfectly valid question because, while anyone considering hiring a Private Investigator clearly needs help with a difficult […]

Employee Sabotage: What to Do When the Culprit Lies Within

Employee Sabotage

As an employer, you have invested heavily in the success of your business. Your ongoing corporate operation represents a significant amount of your time, energy, and money and, as such, you want to protect both its integrity, and its future. Your workforce is an important part of that equation – not only do you rely […]

The 5 Best Tips for Hiring a Private Investigator

5 Best Tips for Hiring a Private Investigator

The decision to hire a Private Investigator may seem straightforward. You have a specific issue, query, or suspicion, and you need to secure information or evidence. It makes sense, therefore, to engage the services of a professional who is skilled in that area. Just as a wiring problem in your home calls for the hiring […]

Protecting Your Business Against Corporate Fraud

Corporate Fraud

Every business is susceptible to fraud, due to the nature of modern commercial operations. Success in business means having a strong supply chain made up of a network of third party organisations. It also means having a thriving workforce, and an infrastructure that is agile, scalable, and fit for purpose. While all these things are […]

Is Your Employee Really Ill?

Employee illness

Before the Coronavirus pandemic took hold of the United Kingdom in the spring of 2020, employee illness was causing the loss of an estimated 141.4 million working days, equating to 4.4 days per worker, per year. These figures, measured in 2018[1], indicate costs to the economy that run to millions, but costs of employee illness […]