Dog Thefts: How Private Investigators Can Help Pick Up the Scent

Dog Thefts

Anyone who spends any time on social media – particularly Facebook – will be aware of the increased discussion and visibility of dog theft. Over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic, it often seemed that timelines and post feeds were filling with both desperate appeals for the return of beloved four-legged friends, and with fearful […]

Online Dating: Navigate the Minefield with Private Investigation

Online Dating

Online dating is big business. With the rise of social media and high-speed internet, the world has become a much smaller place than it was when older generations were meeting the loves of their lives. This increased connectivity means that dating options are endless, both in terms of finding your perfect someone, and in terms […]

Spotting Fraudulent Injury Claims

Fraudulent Injury Claims

During the course of 2019, insurance companies detected 107,000 fraudulent claims, amounting to £1.2 billion. Within this statistic are false injury claims, buried within motor insurance claims and liability claims – otherwise known as ‘slip and trips’. Those perpetrating these claims may well do so in the belief that insurance fraud is somehow a ‘victimless […]

CCTV: Know Where You Stand


As a concept, closed-circuit-television (CCTV) originates from Russia. Leon Theremin developed the first rudimentary, manually operated system in 1927, for the purpose of boosting security at the Kremlin in Moscow. It was later developed further by Germany in 1942 and was used to monitor V-2 rocket launches. In those early days, the use of the […]

Ransomware: The Biggest Threat to Cybersecurity


The Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, Lindy Cameron, has issued a stark warning that it is ransomware that now poses the biggest threat to cybersecurity around the world. While addressing the Royal United Services Institute in London on Monday 14th June 2021, the senior official explained that the threat posed by organised […]

How Far Can Surveillance Legally Go in Private Investigation?

How Far Can Surveillance Legally Go in Private Investigation?

One of the biggest and most important questions around the hiring of a Private Investigator is always the length to which surveillance strategies can actually be deployed in a case, while staying within the law. It is a perfectly valid question because, while anyone considering hiring a Private Investigator clearly needs help with a difficult […]

Employee Sabotage: What to Do When the Culprit Lies Within

Employee Sabotage

As an employer, you have invested heavily in the success of your business. Your ongoing corporate operation represents a significant amount of your time, energy, and money and, as such, you want to protect both its integrity, and its future. Your workforce is an important part of that equation – not only do you rely […]