Theft Investigation Case Study

Our corporate client had become frustrated by a slow police response after reporting an internal theft. It took CID three days to contact and the CCTV of the employee theft had not been collected eight days after, despite being ready … Continued

Updating News – RIPA

RIPA – fit for purpose? Further to our RIPA article we wrote a while ago, we saw this article on the BBC news, dated 6th December 2014 as to whether RIPA was fit for purpose in its current set-up. We … Continued

Matrimonial Investigation Case Study

Matrimonial investigations are one of the most frequent enquiries we receive. Many clients (both male and female) are embarrassed and don’t know how to start the conversation. Be assured that our experienced private detectives have heard most of it before … Continued


RIPA or the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 regulates the powers of public bodies, such as the government, police, secret service or local authorities to carry out surveillance and investigation. It also covers the interception of communications such as … Continued

Cheating partner signs

Cheating partner enquiries are one of the most common reasons we are contacted. Here is a list of 10 very common changes in patterns of behaviour that make up our most common cheating partner signs. 1. Gut feeling: Very often, … Continued

Asset search

Asset search and trace accounts for a high volume of our workload.¬†Over the past five years we have had an increasing number of requests for high level asset searches. Is this linked with the recent recession we have endured as … Continued

Licensing for Private Detectives

Since 2001 it has been proposed that the private investigation sector should be licensed. Those progressive members of our community (including ourselves) have long been advocates for this to occur. Why? Quite simply, at the moment being a private detective … Continued

GPS trackers as a modern investigations technique

Over the last ten years Central Investigations London has been extolling the virtues of GPS trackers to be used in conjunction with general investigations and surveillance. It is an invaluable investigatory tool that can be a much cheaper option than … Continued