Category Archives: Private Investigation

What is VIP security, and do you need it?

When you think of VIP the first thing that may come to mind is royalty or even celebrities. However, with an increase in global threats, security is often required for diplomats, CEOs, politicians, and individuals with high financial worth to ensure their own safety and that of their families. This requires expert protection that can […]

Private Investigator: surveillance techniques

When it comes to surveillance, private investigators are experts. Highly skilled in all areas of surveillance, they provide a critical service in areas such as fraud, tracing missing persons/persons of interest and corporate security.  There are numerous reasons for hiring a private investigator, but if you feel your case my need surveillance as part of […]

What methods do private investigators use?

Private investigators are specially skilled in acquiring the information needed to help solve a case or prove evidence of wrongdoing. Hiring a private investigator or employing the services of an investigative agency can often give rise to questions such as how a private investigator can gain the required information, especially in an industry that is […]

Are you looking to hire a private investigator?

There can be many reasons a person may look into hiring a private investigator, from suspicions of partner infidelity, to employment background checks, from finding a missing person to fraud investigations, so due to this variation, the world of private investigation can sometimes be a confusing place.  Private investigations are now a large part of […]

Background Checks: Relationships

As the use of social media and online dating soars, many couples are finding friends and soulmates through the internet. Although it has become far more commonplace in society to meet a loved one online, it is important to remember that not every connection has a happy ending.  With the rise of dating sites and […]

Data Protection In Private Investigations

A key factor in any private investigation is information and data. This is vitally important if you are looking for court admissible evidence to support any legal claim. With the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, it is more important than ever for private investigators to make sure they adhere to current […]

Online Fraud Investigations

As the world is becoming increasingly digitised and more businesses are turning to online technology to sell their products and services, online fraud is becoming more commonplace. The internet has provided the perfect environment for fraudsters to illegally obtain data, access, and money. What is particularly disturbing about online fraud is that these types of […]

Background Checks: Employees

Background checks are increasingly becoming part of corporate hiring policies. Many businesses are hiring private security and investigative agencies to run background checks on potential employees and thanks to digital technology, it is now harder to hide any previous criminal convictions or fake an identity. Verifying who someone says they are can be particularly pertinent […]

What are the primary reasons for hiring a private investigator?

There are many reasons people decide to go down the private investigation route and hire a private investigator or private detective. Although the reasons can vary wildly, from personal safety to suspicion of corporate espionage, the one thing they have in common is that a person or company has decided they cannot deal with the […]

What Can A Private Investigator Do Legally In The UK?

What Can A Private Investigator Do Legally In The UK?

As private investigations and the security industry are, by their very nature, wrapped in confidentiality and secrecy, it can often be hard to determine fact from fiction when dealing with a private investigator or detective. Add to the fact that the private investigation industry has no official government regulation and is only controlled by a […]