Is it legal to hire a private investigator in the UK?

One of the most commonly asked questions for private investigators and private investigative firms is if it is legal to hire an investigator in the UK. In short, it is perfectly legal to hire an investigator, however, a private investigator or private detective as they are sometimes known, have to abide by all UK laws […]

5 ways that background checks could help save your business money

In the current economic climate, making sure every part of your organisational structure runs smoothly is a key element of helping your business save money. Corporate hiring policies are increasingly making the use of background checks to ensure anyone they hire will be an asset to the business and help improve on their current business […]

How do private investigators catch cheaters?

Suspecting your partner of infidelity can be a stressful and upsetting time and trying to find the evidence needed of a cheating partner can make the situation exceedingly difficult. If you want confirmation your partner is cheating then you may be considering employing the services of a private investigator.  Private investigators are experts in finding […]

When to hire a private investigator

Hiring a private investigator can help when you need the skills and experience of an expert. Private investigators are there to provide a range of surveillance and protection services when you cannot deal with a situation or matter yourself and need further expertise.  There can be many reasons behind the decision to hire a private […]

Fraud prevention with the help of private investigators

As the world goes online, cases of fraud are on the increase. Identity theft and scams are becoming commonplace and often local law enforcement do not have the resources to conduct a thorough investigation, relying on credit card companies and banks to replace lost funds and never bringing the perpetrator to justice.  Here at OpSec […]

Qualities your security personnel should possess

If you are looking for security for an event, close protection services or security surveys and reports, then you need to know you’re hiring a team you can trust. A team that knows what they’re doing. And a team that delivers results. Here at OpSec Solutions, we understand the qualities needed in our security personnel, […]

5 benefits Manchester businesses can expect from hiring a private investigator

If you are looking to hire a private investigator in Manchester or the surrounding area, then you may wonder what benefits hiring a local private investigator can offer your business.  With an increase in private investigations over the past few years, especially in big-city areas such as Manchester, the security and intelligence sector has adapted […]

How do Private Investigators find people?

Many people associate private investigators with finding missing persons. Missing persons can often be the hardest cases for private investigators, however, this is not the only reason someone may need to hire a private investigator to find an individual. Landlords, solicitors and council and government agencies often use the services of a private investigation firm […]

What evidence do I need to hire a private investigator?

There are many reasons to consider hiring a private investigator, maybe you suspect your partner is cheating on you, you are worried about a tenant, you need close protective services or you want to help trace a missing person. In all these cases, and more, you may believe you need initial evidence to present to […]

Do you suspect your partner is cheating?

One of the most common case requests for private investigators in the UK is to investigate extramarital affairs or to check if a partner is cheating. With social media playing a huge part of our lives, affairs are on the rise, but they can sometimes be harder to spot. Long gone are the days of […]