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 […]

Protecting Yourself Against Romance Fraud

Romance Fraud

In today’s digital world, online dating is big business. While the first online dating service was technically launched in 1959 – using a questionnaire and an IBM 650 to create matches – the rapid expansion of internet usage from the mid-1990s onward has seen exponential growth in the range of dating sites available. Since the […]

When Christmas Isn’t Merry: Dealing with Family Breakdown

Dealing with Family Breakdown

There are many myths and legends that surround Christmas. There’s the story of the red-suited man delivering gifts around the world in a single night. There’s the story of Rudolph, the ostracised reindeer, who rises to the challenge and earns the respect of his team-mates. Then, there’s the story of unhappy family members suddenly cheering […]

What is a Private Investigator Allowed to Do?

Private Investigator

Before you hire a Private Investigator, it is important to have an understanding of what exactly these professionals are allowed to do in the U.K. In order to understand that, we must first acknowledge the fact that the Private Investigation industry is unregulated by the U.K government. This may sound unnerving from the perspective of […]

Private Investigation Can Be Your Answer to Corporate Cyber Crime

Cyber Crime Investigations

Awareness of corporate cyber crime has significantly increased in recent years but, for all the media attention on the highest profile cases, it can be difficult to develop an understanding of the best approach to protecting your own business. Installing the latest security software, and training staff in data protection are both legitimate internal defensive […]

What is Online Infidelity? Understanding Digital Affairs

Cheating Partner On Social Media

Just like everything else in life, our increased use of new technology is changing how people have affairs. Dating apps and encrypted chat systems have made it easier than ever to meet strangers in a swipe and hide intimate messages from a partner or spouse. But what about when someone doesn’t use them just to […]

Remote Employee Monitoring – Is Your Team Actually Working?

Remote Worker

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the remote working landscape, with Boris Johnson urging Brits to work from home where possible. By the end of April, it’s estimated that 60% of the UK’s adult population was working from home due to the social distancing measures triggered by the pandemic. Moving forward, experts predict the shift towards […]

Monitoring on the Move – How Private Investigators Track Vehicles

driving a car

Tracking movement can be difficult. While static monitoring is a simple task for any experienced agent – and OpSec Solutions employ a lot of very experienced agents – things can get much trickier once the target of your surveillance gets out on to the road. Vehicle tracking and monitoring is one of the most difficult […]