Surveillance in the UK: Everything you need to know

There is a lot of speculation around surveillance in the UK and what it involves. To help you separate fact from fiction, here at OpSec Solutions we have created a comprehensive guide with everything you need to know about surveillance. What it entails, who you should hire and what are the reasons you may need […]

Can private investigators help find someone?

Yes. Private investigators are often highly skilled in location services and can be a great asset if you are looking to find someone. If you are a business, council or government agency, law firm or private individual looking to locate an individual, then you may not have the time or resources to conduct an investigation […]

Close protection security for your event

If you are a business or organisation that is looking to hold an event, one of your key considerations should be regarding the security of the premises and protection for your guests. Especially if any of the attendees would fall under a VIP remit or would normally have close protection in other areas of their […]

When to hire close protection security

If you are worried about safety, either for yourself, your family, or an asset, then you may consider hiring close protection security. Taking this step is essential if you believe there is a credible threat of harm, and it is important that you find a reputable company that can provide you with the necessary services […]

The importance of evidence in an investigation

There has been an increase in the hire of private investigators and tracing agents across the UK. This means that there has been some confusion whether evidence collected during a private investigation is admissible in court. The answer is yes, if all the evidence has been collected legally. Private detectives can conduct investigations for a […]

What can a surveillance investigator legally do in the UK?

With an increase in the use of private investigators in the UK, there is understandably some confusion around what a surveillance company can legally do. With TV and film dramatising private investigators and the work they do; many people are under the impression that investigators have a level of power similar to that of the […]

How to reduce the risk of employee theft

Corporate security is essential for any businesses looking to protect themselves from employee theft. With the rise of digital technology, it is imperative that you take steps to reduce the external risk arising from the advanced digital age, however, it is equally important you have the risk management services in place to prevent the internal […]

What to do if you think an employee has committed theft

For all businesses, employee theft is a serious matter. It may be something small such as stealing office supplies, using a company vehicle for nonwork-related purposes and charging the company fuel costs right up to corporate espionage and data theft. The latter can have serious consequences for businesses both large and small, as you may […]

Pros and cons of hiring a private investigator

Making the decision to hire a private investigator is not an easy one. You may be having to conduct an investigation into an employee, trace a missing person or monitor a partner for suspicious activity –none of which are easy things to decide to do. The more personal an investigation, the harder the initial step […]