Private Investigator in Gloucester Catches An Arsonist

Wednesday 12 Jun 2024 - 07:20:07

  Over the shadowy streets of Gloucester, a gripping tale of intrigue and deception unfolds. You will be captivated by the meticulous work of Alpha 1 Legal Services private investigator as they unravelled the web of lies surrounding a cunning arsonist. Through the lens of hidden cameras, dive deep into the world of crime-solving and […]

Skip Tracing

Sunday 9 Jun 2024 - 11:10:05

  Over the years, skip tracing has become an necessary tool for tracking down individuals who have gone missing or are trying to evade detection. This investigative technique involves using a variety of methods and resources to locate these individuals and gather relevant information. In this blog post, we will explore what tracing is, how […]

How Do Private Investigators Near Me Help in Legal Matters?

Saturday 8 Jun 2024 - 04:48:10

  Private Investigators near me are an asset in legal issues which can be complex and daunting, but with the help of investigators like Alpha 1 Legal Services, navigating through legal matters can become clearer and more efficient. Private investigators can gather crucial evidence, conduct surveillance, locate witnesses, and uncover hidden information that can support […]

Process Server Croydon

Friday 7 Jun 2024 - 08:03:21

  Just in case you’re unfamiliar, a process server plays a crucial role in the legal system by delivering important legal documents to individuals involved in court cases. If you’re in Croydon and in need of such services, a process server in Croydon can handle the task efficiently and effectively. This blog post aims to […]

Divorce Process Server

Sunday 2 Jun 2024 - 03:45:40

Understanding the Role of a Process Server in Your Divorce Petition With the complex procedures involved in serving Divorce Petitions, understanding the role of a process server is crucial. Our experienced team serves divorce papers across England and Wales promptly and efficiently, providing you with a Court compliant Statement of Service. For a fixed fee, […]

How To Trace Someones Address?

Thursday 30 May 2024 - 07:36:22

  Overcoming the challenges of how to trace someones address in the UK requires a strategic approach. In this article, we will explore various tips that can assist you in accurately tracing someone’s address. From understanding the limitations of Electoral Roll based data, to utilising powerful address data systems like Credit Reference Agency information, we […]

Process Server in Ipswich

Sunday 26 May 2024 - 02:43:09

  A process server in Ipswich plays a vital role in the legal system of Ipswich. Tasked with delivering court documents, such as summonses and orders to attend court for questioning, a process server ensures that the due process of law is upheld. In Ipswich, these professionals are crucial for ensuring that legal documents are […]

Employee Background Checks

Thursday 23 May 2024 - 07:13:11

  Employee background checks, there’s no denying the importance of these in the hiring process. Employers rely on these to verify a candidate’s credentials, criminal history, employment record, and more. This imperative step ensures the safety and integrity of the workplace, as well as protecting the company from potential risks. Understanding the ins and outs […]

Parental Child Abduction and How a Private Investigator Can Help

Monday 20 May 2024 - 07:32:05

  Child abduction by a parent is a distressing and complex issue that can have long-lasting effects on both the child and the left-behind parent. In this informative post, we research into the topic of parental child abduction, exploring the reasons behind it and the challenges it presents. We will also discuss the crucial role […]

Private Lie Detector Test

Thursday 16 May 2024 - 07:32:17

  With the rise in suspicions and doubts in relationships, a private lie detector test can provide clarity and truth in challenging times. Specialised to address infidelity and other sensitive issues, these tests offer a confidential and accurate way to uncover the facts. Led by highly accredited polygraph examiners, the private lie detector test services […]

Tracing a Person

Monday 13 May 2024 - 07:35:42

Tracing a Person in the UK: Uncovering the Strategies and Tools You Need Tracing a person in the UK? Whether you’re searching for a long-lost relative, a childhood friend, or someone for legal or business purposes, the process can sometimes feel overwhelming. But fear not! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the strategies […]

Private Investigator Near You

Friday 10 May 2024 - 04:47:56

Finding the Best Private Investigators Near You Are you on the hunt for a reliable and skilled private investigator near you? Look no further! Our ultimate guide is here to help you find the best private investigators in your area, putting your mind at ease and getting you the answers you need. Finding the right […]

Private Detectives in London

Wednesday 8 May 2024 - 03:11:23

The Untold Secrets: Unveiling the Intriguing World of Private Detectives in London Welcome to the fascinating world of private detectives in London, where secrets are uncovered and mysteries are solved. In the bustling streets of this vibrant city, a group of individuals possesses the unique ability to delve into the depths of unknown territories, shining […]

Hiring a Reliable Process Server in Your Area

Sunday 5 May 2024 - 04:51:33

Hiring a Reliable Process Server in Your Area Are you in need of hiring a reliable process server in your area? Look no further! This essential guide will walk you through the process of finding and hiring a trustworthy professional who can effectively handle your legal documents. In today’s fast-paced world, time is of the […]

Private Investigators in London

Friday 3 May 2024 - 04:27:19

Unveiling the Secrets: Inside the World of Private Investigators in London Step into the intriguing world of private investigators in London and be prepared to be enthralled by the secrets they can sometimes unravel. This can range from discreet surveillance to uncovering hidden truths. These skilled professionals are the silent heroes behind closed doors. In […]

Bug Sweep in Birmingham

Tuesday 15 Mar 2022 - 11:36:20

Earlier in the month, our counter surveillance and bug sweep in Birmingham team received a call. It was from a concerned female who thought that her property was being bugged by her ex. The female (we shall call her Jane), explained to our bug sweep in Birmingham team, that the reason she thought this was […]

Traveller Eviction in Derby off a Clients Private Land

Monday 6 Dec 2021 - 02:07:51

Earlier in the month, our traveller eviction in Derby bailiff team were contacted by a private land owner. The landowner (of an industrial estate), was concerned that a group of travellers had turned up on their private land. There were also concerns that they’d heard they were breaking into the empty units. The bailiff took […]

Traveller Eviction in Sheffield from Clients Private Land

Thursday 2 Dec 2021 - 02:42:32

Late last week, our traveller eviction in Sheffield bailiff team received a call from a concerned client! The client stated that they were in the process of selling one of their properties, but had had travellers turn up a few days before the prospective buyer was due to be shown the property. Needless to say, […]

Traveller Eviction in Chesterfield from Private Land

Tuesday 30 Nov 2021 - 10:15:40

Last week, our traveller eviction in Chesterfield bailiff team took a call from a very irate client! The client was not happy that a group of travellers had camped themselves on some private land belonging to him. He said that his solicitor had advised him to cal us as we may be able to move […]

Traveller Eviction in Bracknell on Behalf of a House Builder

Thursday 25 Nov 2021 - 02:18:43

Late last month, our traveller eviction in Bracknell bailiff team received a call from a very concerned landowner. The caller (a home builder) stated 15 caravans had turned up on a site they were developing and were causing problems for their teams on site with health and safety concerns. They said that some of the […]

Traveller Eviction in Carlisle from Private Land

Thursday 18 Nov 2021 - 01:32:58

Earlier in the week, our traveller eviction in Carlisle bailiff team received a call. The caller spoke to the traveller eviction in Carlisle team leader and was very worried as some travellers had turned up on her private land overnight. She said that they had cut the lock on her gate. However, when questioned by […]

Traveller Eviction in Workington from Private Land

Tuesday 9 Nov 2021 - 01:04:49

At the beginning of the month, our traveller eviction in Workington bailiff team received a cal from a large property owner. The private land owner explained to our traveller eviction in Workington bailiff how a group of approximately 12 caravans had turned up on their land and refused to leave. He stated that they had […]

Traveller Eviction in Leeds from Supermarket Car Park

Tuesday 2 Nov 2021 - 02:52:13

Last week, our traveller eviction in Leeds bailiffs received a call from the owners of a large shopping centre. The caller stated that travellers had turned up on their car park and were causing mayhem with customers coming in and out and blocking the roads. They also said the kids were throwing stones at customers […]

Traveller Eviction in Gloucester and another Happy Client!

Friday 29 Oct 2021 - 11:23:36

Early last month, our traveller eviction in Gloucester bailiff team received a call from a private landowner. The caller stated that travellers had turned up on their land and were causing a nuisance and dropping litter everywhere! He also stated that they had ‘dumped’ some old machinery on his land! Our traveller eviction in Gloucester […]

Traveller Eviction in Basingstoke from Clients Private Land

Monday 25 Oct 2021 - 01:30:53

Early last month our traveller eviction in Basingstoke bailiff team received a call from an anxious landowner. The landowner explained how travellers had turned up the previous day oh his land. He said they were causing a nuisance and blocking access to his land. He also stated they were dumping rubbish on his land and […]

Traveller Eviction in Reading from Private Land

Friday 22 Oct 2021 - 11:04:37

Early last month, our traveller eviction in Reading bailiff team received a call. The distressed potential client stated that travellers had turned up on their land, which they were developing for housing. They had churned up all the grass and were causing havoc with the site staff who were trying to ask them to leave, […]

Traveller Eviction in Birmingham on a Private Car Park

Tuesday 19 Oct 2021 - 01:27:59

On Monday, our bailiff traveller eviction team in Birmingham received a call. The traveller eviction in Birmingham bailiff heard that a group travellers had turned up on her private land overnight. She said that she had been to ask them to leave, but, was met with a tirade of verbal abuse. She also said that they had […]

Traveller Eviction in Hereford – Private Land

Thursday 14 Oct 2021 - 10:25:46

At the end of last month, our bailiff traveller eviction team in Hereford received a call on a Saturday morning. The call was from a client we had not heard from for at least 5 years! The client explained they had inadvertently left one of their barriers up. As a result, trespassers had moved onto […]

Traveller Eviction in London – Retail Car Park

Monday 11 Oct 2021 - 09:28:17

Earlier in the month, our traveller eviction in London bailiff team received a call on a Saturday morning. Our traveller eviction in London team spoke with the client. They stated that travellers had turned up on their site and were causing problems for shoppers. Access was being blocked and people couldn’t get in or out […]

Traveller Eviction in Coventry from a Car Park

Thursday 7 Oct 2021 - 09:03:31

On the 16th February this year, our traveller eviction team in Coventry received an urgent call from one of our clients stating that travellers had occupied their private land. An employee of our client had approached the travellers earlier and was told they would not move. They said they were staying for a week, possibly […]

Process Server in Darlington – What we will do

Wednesday 8 Mar 2017 - 07:30:17

When you engage the services of Alpha 1 Legal Services’ process server in Darlington, you can expect a professional service. When we receive your documents and or court orders we attempt service. If we are unsuccessful on our first attempt we will make further attempts. A detailed report can be provided upon request. We can also locate […]

Process Server In Basingstoke Is Highly Successful

Friday 18 Dec 2015 - 02:28:56

It is the responsibility of our process server in Basingstoke to deliver legal documents in a prompt manner. This post serves as a stark reminder to those who think they can overspend at Christmas and not face the consequences. Our process server in Basingstoke tells us of two of his cases that he has worked […]

Private Investigator In Southampton Solves Two Cases

Saturday 12 Dec 2015 - 11:39:36

Our private investigator in Southampton has been busy. In this case study we are going to tell you about two different tasks received by the team. Both of them involve cheating spouses. You will see that the investigations were carried out using different private investigation techniques. Case No 1 In the first case our private investigator in […]

Process Server In Northampton Serves A Divorce Petition

Friday 4 Dec 2015 - 01:01:11

Our process server in Northampton has been very busy in November. Our team has been busy serving all sorts of documents from N39s to Notices to Quit and Residency Orders, to name but a few of the documents that our agents serve on a regular basis. The process serve that we are talking about today was a […]

Bugging Device Detectors

Friday 27 Nov 2015 - 12:23:49

This week our private investigator in South Yorkshire tells us about his use of bugging device detectors to ensure the safety of a young Mum. The initiator of the bugging device detectors sweep was a young Mum (we will call her Martha, to protect her identity) Martha had sole custody of her young son. Due to […]

Private Investigator In Derby Catches A Charity Thief

Friday 20 Nov 2015 - 10:01:03

Our private investigator in Derby was surprised when they got a call from a local charity shop. As we all know charity shops receive donations of not just money but clothes, furniture and other items too. The charity shop in question (which our private investigator in Derby was asked to look into) takes in all […]

Private Investigator In Bedford Catches A Cheat

Friday 13 Nov 2015 - 12:56:56

It is a regular occurrence for our private investigator in Bedford to be asked to carry out infidelity investigations. We have selected a case from a few weeks ago to tell you about today. A higher proportion of our infidelity cases are brought by women. In this case it was a man. (Let’s call him […]

Private Investigator In Sunderland Tackles Employee Dishonesty

Friday 6 Nov 2015 - 10:19:50

Our private investigator in Sunderland has been deploying vehicle tracking devices. Why? You ask. Well, let me tell you. The austerity measures have hit the whole country hard, especially in the North East of England. Our private investigator in Sunderland received a call from the senior manager of a Human Resources team of a well-known local business. She […]

Private Investigator In Carlisle Tackles Noise Pollution Successfully

Friday 30 Oct 2015 - 10:54:52

The Alpha 1 Legal Services Private Investigator in Carlisle reports to our head office on a monthly basis. As normal they sent us their end of month report. As we reviewed the statistics from last month against previous months, we noticed that there had been a change. There has been an increase in requests for our […]

Private Investigator in Durham Tackles Anti Social Behaviour

Monday 26 Oct 2015 - 09:40:35

Alpha 1 Legal Services private investigator in Durham is finding that they are getting more and more work as evidence gatherers for cases about antisocial behaviour. The increased demand for this type of service could be as a result of massive policing cuts. Our private investigator in Durham was asked to collect evidence on a rundown […]

Process Server In York Successfully Serves Legal Paperwork

Saturday 17 Oct 2015 - 11:04:54

In this case study, we will be looking at two cases that our process server in York has recently been asked to deal with. Our process server in York was asked to serve a Child Arrangement Order. Child Arrangement Orders have replaced the Residency Orders that were issued before 2014. In the first case our process server […]

Process Server In Durham Serves A Divorce Petition

Friday 9 Oct 2015 - 09:27:28

Alpha 1 Legal Support Services have a process server in Durham. This week we hear about a divorce petition they were asked to serve. The process server in Durham received the petition, and got on with the task at hand. It came with most of the usual information supplied in order to carry out a process serve. […]

Process Server in Sunderland Successfully Serves a Statutory Demand on an Elusive Debtor

Friday 2 Oct 2015 - 08:49:42

Sunderland is not known for its clement climate. This doesn’t deter our process server in Sunderland though. They are out in all weathers making sure that your legal documents are served in a prompt and efficient manner. The economic climate hasn’t been great in recent years in Sunderland either, meaning our process server team in […]

Private Investigator In Middlesbrough Helps To Find A Missing Person

Friday 25 Sep 2015 - 12:41:28

Alpha 1 Legal Services’ Private Investigator in Middlesbrough is regularly asked to locate missing people, this case study is about such a case. Quite a few years ago, the family and friends of a woman from Middlesbrough had become concerned that she wasn’t answering her phone and she hadn’t been seen around the local area for […]

Process Server In Middlesbrough Serves A Winding Up Petition

Friday 18 Sep 2015 - 09:34:37

Our process server in Middlesbrough has been working with a legal firm to serve a statutory demand, then a winding up petition upon a local business. The Middlesbrough business has been having problems for some time. A number of their highest spending repeat customers, had stopped trading for one reason or another over the past […]

Mystery Shopping in the London Area

Sunday 13 Sep 2015 - 01:25:37

Mystery shopping in London is the topic of this week’s case study. We accepted the job of mystery shopping for a medium sized retail business that had eight shops across London. The mystery shopping visits in Hampstead, Greenwich, Woolwich, Notting Hill, Clapham and Bethnal Green all went without a hitch and the business owner was […]

Process Server In Stoke Serves An N39

Friday 4 Sep 2015 - 11:22:49

Our process server in Stoke was asked by a solicitor to serve a N39 Order to Attend Court for Questioning in the Bentilee area on Tuesday last week. The process server had been given the address of the subject of the N39 Order. The background of the case was made clear to our process server. […]

Process Server In Cambridge Serves A Non-Molestation Order

Friday 28 Aug 2015 - 09:54:52

It was 3pm on a Friday afternoon when our Process Server in Cambridge was contacted by a local law firm to deliver an urgent Non-Molestation Order. The Legal Order needed to be served as quickly as possible because the client was afraid that his wife would possibly return to the house to create a violent […]

Process Server in Derby Serves A Divorce Petition

Friday 21 Aug 2015 - 09:30:50

Our process server in Derby was contacted by a solicitor to serve a Divorce Petition. As the service of the Divorce Petition went very smoothly, we thought we would share the details in this case study with you to help future divorce petitioners understand the process of getting the documents to the right place, at […]

Bug Sweeping In Fife Uncovers Listening Devices

Friday 14 Aug 2015 - 09:31:19

Bug Sweeping in Fife uncovers hidden listening devices! Bug sweeping and counter surveillance practices are becoming part of big businesses routine security protocols as industrial espionage regularly hits the news for large companies and even professional sports companies around the world. There have been reports in the last few months of it affecting baseball and […]

Traveller Eviction In Liverpool Carried Out By Our Enforcement Agents within 48 Hours

Friday 7 Aug 2015 - 11:01:07

Liverpool landowners, like landowners everywhere else these days, will need a traveller eviction in Liverpool at some point. Our Certificated Enforcement Agent will use common law as the most efficient and cost effective way of returning the land back to its rightful owner. In this case the travellers had settled in on the land early […]

Process Server in Bracknell Serves A Debtor

Friday 31 Jul 2015 - 10:29:22

Our process server in Bracknell received an email from a small business. The business owner had outlined the steps that he had taken already in order to recover the debt of over £750.00 that had been outstanding for some time. Key points of the email: The invoice had been sent over 3 months before. The […]

Private Investigator Oldham

Friday 24 Jul 2015 - 11:20:45

Our private investigator in Oldham, received a call from a middle aged woman, living in Oldham in Greater Manchester (who shall, of course remain nameless). We won’t tell you how upset the lady was or the all of the back story that she told our private investigator in Oldham about (that wasn’t really pertinent to […]

Hacking

Monday 20 Jul 2015 - 08:38:26

Using counter surveillance hacking methods in your home and office is not always enough. It is definitely a good start though. Hacking……………..The problem is, we don’t just use our internet connected devices in the home and office. Almost everywhere we go there are free WIFI hotspots. Hacking has hit the news this week as more […]

Wireless Surveillance

Friday 3 Jul 2015 - 09:38:34

You may have seen our recent Facebook picture posts showing examples of the equipment we use in our wireless surveillance jobs.  Wireless surveillance techniques have been around for a while now, in fact longer than you probably realise. CCTV and wireless surveillance cameras are prolific in today’s society. It was in 2013, The Telegraph reported […]

Covert Surveillance Drones

Friday 26 Jun 2015 - 01:08:29

It’s been a little while since we looked at using covert surveillance drones. In our previous posts we have been focused on the ethical issues surrounding the use of drone equipment and we thought that it was about time that we looked at the top 3 ways they can benefit the private investigator in carrying […]

Private Investigators & Stingray Technology

Friday 19 Jun 2015 - 09:02:09

Private investigators are not the only people carrying out covert operations in the UK at the moment. The BBC has reported that the UK government are using Stingray Technology to monitor mobile devices used by the general public. It is thought that the Metropolitan Police have owned stingray technology since 2009.  The UK National Crime […]

Private Investigator Tackles Dog Fouling

Friday 12 Jun 2015 - 09:56:21

In this weeks post we are tackling a topic that will surprise you because it is not normally thought of as a particular concern of professional private investigators in their day-to-day jobs. Private Investigators tackle dog fouling – The problem is Dog Poo. Dog fouling is a problem because with the inevitable, inadvertent step in […]

Private Investigators in Ireland

Friday 5 Jun 2015 - 09:02:00

Private investigators in Ireland, and people who use them will have to be even more careful as the need for a Private Investigator licence becomes law in November. In Ireland the Private Security Authority (PSA) will be the overseers of the private investigation industry. They are already responsible for licensing the security industry with licences being […]

Private Investigator for Surveillance

Friday 29 May 2015 - 12:22:49

A story released by ABC news earlier this month tells how a private investigation company used their skills to catch a farmer who had been scamming an insurance company that had been paying his workers comp claim. It only took four hours of surveillance for the private investigator to get video footage of the farmer […]

Private Investigators & Cheating Husbands

Friday 22 May 2015 - 02:17:46

When most people think of private investigators they think of someone who is always trying to catch a cheating husband or wife. Although there is often much more to a private investigator’s job, it is still the case that matrimonial matters are still the bread and butter jobs for most private investigators. It could be […]

Counter Surveillance

Friday 15 May 2015 - 10:26:41

Counter surveillance techniques form a major part of any professional private investigators toolkit, whether they include expensive and new technology or just the private investigator using his or her streetwise skills. In this post we will be looking at why and how this is the case. Needing to avoid being noticed by the target: Counter surveillance. […]

Bug Sweeping Services

Friday 8 May 2015 - 03:45:15

Privacy can be vital to businesses, governments and even local councils alike. This is for a number of reasons, such as keeping research and development ideas from prying competitor eyes or, in the case of government and local councils, there are meetings that are held in private due to legal concerns where they discuss a […]

Private Investigators & Data Recovery

Friday 1 May 2015 - 09:00:12

Data Recovery and Private Investigators Data recovery techniques are a specialist skill honed by professional private investigators. We should all know by now that posting on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and the myriad of other social media sites can cause some serious issues between husbands and wives, friends, relatives and employers. A simple post […]

Travellers on Private Land

Saturday 25 Apr 2015 - 11:16:19

It is hard when travellers turn up and plonk themselves and their property on your private land. This happens frequently to landlords in the form of squatters and landowners, like farmers, when the traveller community decides to park up in their fields. Some councils are also finding this is becoming a problem. In the last […]

Checking Private Investigator Credentials

Friday 17 Apr 2015 - 11:05:56

Private investigator credentials – It is a sad fact that there are a large number of people in this world who are just plain dishonest. And it is also a fact that a large number of these dishonest people do end up being investigated by professional Private Investigators. What’s the point of private investigator credentials? […]

Drone Rules & Cheating Spouses

Friday 10 Apr 2015 - 09:15:47

You may have seen our Facebook post earlier this week about the private investigator in America who openly uses a drone during her investigations. What makes this story interesting to the UK private investigation industry is not only the types of investigations the drones can be useful for, but also how legislation is being formed […]

Court Appointed Private Investigator

Friday 3 Apr 2015 - 12:26:33

A court appointed private investigator? America is leading the way in court funded private investigation. Its becoming an intrinsic part of a defence strategy that private investigators are called in to interview potential witnesses for the defence. It stands to reason that a single person that has been accused of a crime does not not […]

Lie Detector & Cheating Spouses

Friday 27 Mar 2015 - 07:35:11

Polygraph (lie detector) machines are known for being truth finders hence the common name of lie detectors. In this post we will be looking briefly at their history and reliability and the devastating effect the results can have if they prove you have a cheating spouse or partner. In America as far back as 1911 […]

Cheating Spouse

Friday 20 Mar 2015 - 12:53:20

There is an age old argument that human beings are not “meant” to be monogamous and that they are in fact genetically disposed to have multiple partners. Just because humans are capable of monogamy, and less than 5% of all species of mammal actually are, it doesn’t mean that they should be. We humans seem […]

Process Servers Fees

Friday 13 Mar 2015 - 07:35:09

Process Servers Fees – The current economic climate has seen the cost of living rise year on year. This has now changed because this year we have seen a fall in petrol prices and an increase in the competition between the leading supermarkets meaning even the cost of the weekly shop has come down. Unfortunately […]

Private Investigators and Phone Hacking

Friday 6 Mar 2015 - 01:18:29

Private Investigations are dependent on the quality of data gathering techniques used. The methods used must comply with the law. In this post we look at the consequences of data gatherers, ie. journalists and private investigators, that got it wrong. Phone Hacking in the News. In the news this week you may have seen the […]

The Private Investigator and Social Media

Saturday 28 Feb 2015 - 02:47:15

Private investigator and social media – If you can cast your mind back to the last post, we showed you just how many people across the nation (according to Ofcom) have at least one social media account. The thing about those social media accounts is that they can also be used to network with other […]

Social Media & Private Investigators

Saturday 21 Feb 2015 - 12:34:11

Social media has taken the world by storm. According to Ofcom, in 2014 66% of adults that use the Internet in the UK have a social media profile on at least 1 platform. Facebook is still the most popular, although Twitter and Pinterest amongst others are catching up. In the two youngest age groups measured […]

RFID Skimming – Protection Measures

Friday 13 Feb 2015 - 12:42:00

Last week we found out about RFID technology and that it can be, and unfortunately is, used by the criminal element of society to ‘sniff out’ the details stored on the magnetic strip/chip of your credit/debit cards. Don’t panic! There are things that you can do to protect yourself and that is the subject of […]

RFID Skimming

Friday 6 Feb 2015 - 04:01:19

As promised, this week we are going to look at RFID Skimming. First of all we need to know what RFID is. RFID is short for Radio Frequency Identification. In simple terms this is when electromagnetic fields are used to store and transfer data. This technology can be used as a chip that is not […]

Private Investigator Spy Apps?

Friday 30 Jan 2015 - 10:51:59

Private investigator spy apps? An integral part of the modern, professional private investigator tool kit is the mobile phone. Of course these days they are not just a phone but they are a smartphone. They are great. Almost everybody has one. One of the best things about them is the ability to download apps. Apps […]

Bankruptcy Process Server

Saturday 24 Jan 2015 - 02:36:31

It’s seems a long time ago that we looked at insolvency and how a bankruptcy process server is involved. There are plans to make changes to the minimum and maximum amounts of money that determine whether a debtor can be allowed on a Debt Relief Order (DRO) or issued a bankruptcy creditor notice. You can […]

Surveillance Guidelines in Care Homes

Friday 16 Jan 2015 - 11:16:26

Surveillance guidelines – Welcome back to our blog, this week we are providing a brief summary of the last 6 guidelines issued by the Care Quality Commission in respect of the use of CCTV and covert surveillance camera systems by the providers of care facilities. What Are The Covert Surveillance Guidelines? Remember that this is […]

Surveillance in Care Homes

Saturday 10 Jan 2015 - 12:58:59

Surveillance in care homes? Since our last post the Care Quality Commission have published guidelines for health and social care workers regarding the use of surveillance in their facilities. This and next week’s post will summarise those guidelines. A care provider must have reasons for using covert surveillance in care homes. Common acceptable reasons are the […]

Covert Camera Systems

Friday 19 Dec 2014 - 01:15:00

This week we are continuing the theme of covert camera systems and CCTV in care. There have been many terrible reports about the mistreatment of not just vulnerable elderly people but also disabled people that live in residential care. There have been numerous incidents in the news over the last few years and a Panorama […]

Covert Cameras in Care Homes

Saturday 13 Dec 2014 - 12:57:15

Last month we looked at the different covert cameras that can be used to catch a cheating husband or wife. This week we are going to look at the use of covert camera systems in care homes. What is the evidence for covert cameras? There are 18,000 care homes in the UK that provide either […]

Private Investigator & Safety Regulations

Saturday 6 Dec 2014 - 01:36:18

Private Investigator safety? As technology progresses, the technology companies find cheaper and cheaper ways of doing things and so the cost to the consumer is vastly reduced. Only 20 years ago the price of a CD burner was in the tens of thousands, now they can be bought for just a few pounds. This is […]

Private Investigator Services And The Police

Friday 28 Nov 2014 - 01:46:43

If you are a regular reader of our blog you will perhaps remember that back  in September we wrote about how the police service were asking victims to help them solve the crimes that had affected them. This was in part due to the drastic cuts in police numbers and funding. Well, failing police forces […]

How to Catch a Cheating Husband With DVR’s

Saturday 22 Nov 2014 - 04:46:03

How to catch a cheating husband? This often requires a Private Investigator to record images from a distance with limited light or dark conditions. In this weeks post we look at the advantages and disadvantages of the different night vision technologies that help the Private Investigator work throughout the night. How to Catch A Cheating husband? […]

Cheating Wife

Friday 14 Nov 2014 - 06:46:53

In our recent posts we have generally classified the cheat as the husband, although relationship statistics released earlier this year show that 14% of married women admit to cheating. The same research revealed that the average length of an affair is 2 years. If you suspect you have a cheating wife or girlfriend a professional […]

Cheating Husbands

Friday 7 Nov 2014 - 11:06:38

We are staying with the theme of catching a cheating husbands again this week as we look at the features of the cameras available in today’s market that a professional Private Investigator keeps in their investigation tool kit. Probably the most sophisticated technology for surveillance is the MK1 Eyeball, (for the uninitiated this is the […]

Catch Cheating Husband

Saturday 1 Nov 2014 - 02:38:22

We are venturing back to the bread and butter work for most private investigators. Yes you’ve guessed it, we are talking about catching cheating husbands again. In this post we will be looking at how a private investigator can help you find the truth. Catch Cheating husband – Methods Employed Some women are very cautious […]

Bankrupt

Monday 27 Oct 2014 - 04:52:10

Last time we looked at what’s involved in serving a statutory demand when someone owes you money. As promised, this week we are going to explain the next step in the process should the statutory demand not result in payment. What Is The Process Of Being Made Bankrupt? So you’ve served the Statutory Demand, waited […]

Statutory Demand

Saturday 18 Oct 2014 - 01:38:03

It’s coming up to Christmas. For most people it’s a time of festive fun, but unfortunately it all comes at a cost and there are many people out there that end up spending more than they can actually afford and getting into unmanageable debt. If you have provided a product or service and not received […]

Cheating Husband Prenuptial

Friday 26 Sep 2014 - 09:26:46

It’s been a while since we last looked at cheating husband,wife,boyfriend,girlfriend and divorce, so we thought we would revisit this issue, but from a different perspective, a cheating husband prenuptial. When the divorce stats began in 1858 there was 24 divorces in the entire year as oppose to 118,140 in 2012. There were 262,240 marriages […]

A Process Server Is Worth The Money

Friday 19 Sep 2014 - 09:09:23

The UK government has put a pot of money aside to help people pay for legal services and has been around since 1949. Before this there was something called Poor Man’s Laws, the fees of a court appointed counsel would be waived. Legal Aid is one of the many benefits of living in the UK. […]

Police Cutting Back?

Saturday 13 Sep 2014 - 01:07:39

Last time we looked at how the police are already asking civilians to investigate crimes that they have been the victim of. This week it’s been reported across the media that the powers that be want to reduce the number of serving Chief police officers. Are the Police Cutting Back? The BBC interviewed Irene Curtis […]

Investigators, still a Job for the Police?

Saturday 6 Sep 2014 - 10:10:14

Did you know Great Britain has a national network of investigators & Police, well it does. In 2013 according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) there were 129,584 full time serving police officers in England and Wales. The Telegraph published an interesting report yesterday about how the police are needing the public to support […]

Private Investigators Investigate Fraud

Friday 29 Aug 2014 - 01:46:11

Whether your case involves benefit, insurance or corporate frauds there are things that should be considered when you investigate fraud. This post looks at the top 10 things that need to be taken into account to ensure a successful conclusion to a case when you investigate fraud. The Law. Investigators carrying out an investigation of […]

Private Investigators on TV

Friday 22 Aug 2014 - 10:41:16

Private Investigators on tv? We are fast approaching the end of the summer holidays and we thought we would take a lighthearted look at popular ones. It has been harder than it sounds to gather a list of fictional private investigators rather than the classic cop sleuths we are inundated with. So here are our […]

Private Investigators Support Solicitors

Saturday 16 Aug 2014 - 09:12:56

Private Investigators support solicitors, however, we can all guess why a member of the general public would want to hire a private investigator firm. The classics are to trace missing relatives or confirm the faithfulness of a partner. However, as a solicitor you might consider the option of using a one-stop shop. This is where […]

The Private Investigator Data Protection

Friday 8 Aug 2014 - 10:00:20

We all need a data protection refresher course every now and then. This post looks at the Data Protection Act 1998 and the implications for Private Investigators. Recent reports in the national newspapers about the activities of Glenn Mulcaire highlight the need to bear the Act in mind when carrying out investigations. It should be […]

Vehicle Tracking Use

Friday 25 Jul 2014 - 09:29:51

With vehicle tracking use, back in May this year we wrote a detailed post that looked at the different types of technology that is used in vehicle tracking devices, we are going to build on that this week by looking at the circumstances where it will be useful and the guidelines that should be followed. […]

Private Investigators Use Drones

Friday 18 Jul 2014 - 10:27:40

Drones are like the remote control planes and helicopters we had as children. However technology has moved on in leaps and bounds and some models are no longer just toys as they carry recording equipment and can even connect to the internet and download data in real time. Up until very recently hi-tech drones have […]