What Questions Should I Ask A Private Detective?

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What Questions Should I Ask A Private Detective?

Hiring a private detective is an important decision for all clients, whether corporate clients or private individuals. Getting it right is key to efficiency, trust, cost, and ultimately a successful outcome. It’s important to ask a private detective any questions you may have, to better understand their credentials and how they work, so that you have essential trust in them … Read More

Trusted Private Detectives

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Trusted private detective

TRUST – A KEY ISSUE Trust is quite possibly the single biggest concern for our clients and potential clients. Quite understandably, before they agree to work with a private detective, they want to ascertain that that private detective is a trustworthy operative, working with honesty, transparency, diligence and a strong ethical code. Especially as very often the client’s need to … Read More

The Disappearance Of Madeleine McCann:
Rogue Investigators?

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Disappeared to Madeline McCann Private detectives

In my last post, on Netflix’s “Dirty John” I mentioned enjoying watching a film or TV series in my rare moments of downtime. When I’d finished the aforementioned series, Netflix pointed me in the direction of “The Disappearance Of Madeleine McCann”. This documentary on the well-known, incredibly sad story greatly intrigued me, as someone in the investigation industry. Of course, … Read More

Netflix’s Dirty John: Does That Really Happen?!

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Dirty John

It’s not often, but when I do have some downtime, I like to watch a film or a TV series. Recently I discovered a series on Netflix called ‘Dirty John’. The name didn’t particularly capture my attention, but the preview video certainly did. One episode later, I was hooked and ended up for the first time, ‘binge-watching’ a series. Dirty … Read More

Are Private Investigators Regulated In The UK?

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Private Investigators Regulated? Ask the home office

We’re often asked about the regulation and licensing of private investigators in the UK. The short answer is that currently, a UK private investigator does not need to be licensed. Something with which we disagree, and take our own measures to ensure safe, ethical success for our clients and operatives. The Challenges Admittedly, private investigation is a complicated business to … Read More

Cheating partner or spouse? We will uncover the truth

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uncover the truth of a cheating partner

Cheating Partner? Matrimonial Investigation. One of the harshest truths someone may have to face up to is whether or not they’re with a cheating partner. The consequences of infidelity can be devastating. Most people will recognise that living with their doubts is not a viable option. Perhaps you’ve suspected that your partner is seeing someone else for some time. Has … Read More

Corporate fraud investigation is on the up: How you can take steps to protect your business and its assets.

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Corporate Fraud Investigation

Corporate fraud Investigation: Is your business doing enough about this growing problem? PDL investigates. One of the ironies of the information age we live in is that although on the surface we seem to know more about each other than ever before. The tricky part is knowing how much of it we can believe. We also live in a time … Read More

Who’s Listening In? Why you might want to consider a bug sweeping service

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Someone listening? Then maybe you need a bug sweeping service

Corporate espionage and bug sweeping services might seem like the stuff that blockbusters are made of, but while the gun-toting heroes and simpering heroines with a backbone of steel are very much the remit of Hollywood, the fact remains that espionage is a very real threat in today’s business culture. And it’s not just business premises which make the prime … Read More

Why should I hire a private investigator and what can they do that I can’t?

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You should know what your private investigator can do

At Private Detective London we often get asked what a private investigator does, and why a professional private detective is a better bet than doing your own investigations. Here are some of the questions we answer regularly for our investigation clients.   How do private detectives find out information I can’t find myself? There are a number of ways this can … Read More

What a Background Search can Reveal

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The Indian newspapers like to run the same stories over and over. Back in 2010 The Times of India  commented on how many Indian origin families chose to use private investigator background check facilities to ensure that prospective marriage partners are all they claim to be. Now the New Indian Express is carrying the same story, with the little twist … Read More