Author Archives: John Piqué

How to Spot a Stalker

How to Spot a Stalker

Stalking is a popular subject for fictional films and television shows, and for good reason. It is a terrifying concept, and the ideal subject matter for weaving tales filled with drama, suspense, and horror. The problem, in the real world, is that stalking does create all those things in the daily lives of thousands of […]

Using Private Investigators to Chase Debt

Using Private Investigators to Chase Debt

The incidence of debt in the U.K is very common under normal circumstances, but the Coronavirus pandemic has had a notable impact on those levels. The Guardian newspaper reported in December 2020[1] that, while higher-income households have generally managed to make savings through working at home, approximately 700,000 people have been “pushed” into poverty, and […]

GDPR and Private Investigation: Exploring Post-Brexit Impacts

GDPR and Private Investigation: Exploring Post-Brexit Impacts

Data privacy has always been an important issue in the field of Private Investigation. In many respects, the sole purpose of Private Investigation is the collection of various forms of personal data – whether that be movements and behaviours, or private financial information. It is a complicated area because, while the industry is technically unregulated, […]

Agricultural Crime: The Private Investigator Solution

Agricultural Crime

In terms of the current population, the U.K government estimates that 17% of us (9.5 million people) reside in rural areas.[1] The rural areas of the U.K are dominated by agriculture, with 149,000 farm businesses currently in operation. This is a vital industry that employs over 4 million people and contributes more than £120 billion […]

Why Security Risk Management is Vital in Event Planning

Security Risk Management

The 20th January 2021 marks the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden. This four-yearly event is a long-standing tradition, and usually features a parade, and a public swearing-in ceremony attended by crowds of thousands in Washington, D.C. A significant proportion of the senior leadership of the U.S.A also attend, along […]