Category: My Blog

What makes a good Private Investigator?

When you are looking for the right Private Investigator for your case, the internet is full of advice and traits to look out for. It is impossible to remember every detail, and you may miss something important, like trying to remember an entire shopping list, but then looking at the shelves of options and drawing…
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Safeguarding Children: Childminders

When you make the decision to trust your children with a someone else, it is obviously not a choice you should make lightly. Choosing the right childminder can be a minefield if you do not know what to look out for and whoever you decide to go with, for whatever reason, should exceed a minimum…
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Investigators Role in Divorce Proceedings

Divorce proceedings are rarely pleasant. Even in the case of mutual break ups, the dissolution of a marriage is a complex thing and, in instances where the trust has been broken and communication has become an issue, you may feel your ex spouse is hiding something that could affect the case. There are a number…
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Hidden Assets in Divorce Settlements

Even the most amicable divorce can be messy and complicated. In the main, it isn’t a particularly pleasant topic to talk about, but with 101,669 divorces processed in 2017, it is unfortunately a common discussion point among my profession. The Office of National Statistics reports that unreasonable behaviour was the most common reason for heterosexual…
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Elite Dating Sites – How to Stay Safe

The phrase ‘have it all’ can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For some it’s being able to afford trips abroad, seeing the world. For others it is being at the top of your career. Others still feel it’s owning your own home and filling it with all the…
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Facebook Stalking

Valentines Day is fast approaching and, with that in mind, it may surprise you just how many of my investigations are of a personal or intimate nature. From serving divorce papers to finding those long lost loves – there are a plethora of reasons why you may want to involve a PI in your romantic…
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Missing Persons 5 – Getting Back in Touch

As the festive period is drawing to a close, I have chosen to end this segment on missing persons by discussing how to get back in touch with long lost loved ones. During Christmas, we tend to notice if someone is missing. A space at the dinner table or one less Christmas card is hard…
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You’ve Been Served – The Reality

You have likely heard the phrase ‘You’ve been served’ on TV or in film at some point, and while often integral to the plot it seems strange that few of us really know what it means or why it is happening. Typically (on the screen at least) it involves someone being tricked into admitting who…
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Matrimonial Investigations: What to do if you suspect a cheater?

When you take your wedding vows, the seriousness of the contract you are entering into is often overshadowed by the romance and giddiness of the day. It is a beautiful moment, one that you cherish. But when you suspect that your partner has broken these vows, amidst the emotional turmoil you experience, you may need…
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Missing Persons 4 – The Role of the PI

Welcome to the fourth instalment of our Missing Persons series. Previously we have looked at defining the term ‘missing person’ and the differing reasons why people may go missing. This issue is a glimpse into what I do as a Private Investigator to locate a missing person. There are hundreds of methods a PI may…
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