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Yes, Private Investigators are completely legal.

A Private Investigator is essentially hired to gather evidence for the client to help with the case. This is carried out through many different, but legal methods. Some of the investigations conducted are as follows:

·        Surveillance

·        Tracing People

·        Asset Investigations

·        Background Checks

·        Child Custody Matters

Private Investigators offer the same services to Law Firms as they would to a member of public or a business. This would include the following:

·        Establishing where someone currently resides

·        A person’s business or employment status

·        Placing an individual, a property or business under discreet observations to establish exactly what is happening.

·        Conducting an asset search to establish what tangible assets an individual may be not be disclosing in a divorce or child custody case.

·        Obtaining irrefutable photographic and video evidence to counter a fake personal injury claim.

Private Investigators are extremely knowledgeable in knowing where to look for the information required to help your case. This could be access to privileged data or open-source information.

Private Investigators make their money by leveraging on their skill set, knowledge and expertise in uncovering the evidence you need. Relying on a specialized set of skills perfected over years, private investigators help you obtain evidence that is admissible in court.

Knowing where to look for the information required is imperative to the success of any investigation. Whether it is through covert surveillance, opensource intelligence or trawling through public records, private investigators know exactly where to look.

Prices for the services of Professional Private Investigators do vary somewhat, depending on the services required. Please note that full time professional private investigators will charge a professional fee. The industry is littered with part-time investigators that are trying their hand at becoming an investigator and supplementing their full-time income. Do be warned, that paying  a cheaper price comes with high risks of the objective being compromised and receiving a substandard service.

Isn’t it better to hire a professional the first time around?

An insight into professional fees.

·        Surveillance – £50 – £75 an hour per agent

·        Tracing – £149 – £475

·        Background checks – £475 – £750

·        Asset Investigation – £1200 – £1800

This would only happen if you are linked to one of the following:

·        A debt related matted

·        Legal dispute

·        Due diligence investigation

·        Personal matter

Yes, Certainly. All calls are highly confidential and treated with utmost discretion.We appreciate that we are contacted as a last resort and no one ever really envisages having to contact a private investigators.We therefore respect your privacy and treat your call with the highest level of confidentiality.

This is perfectly understandable. Afterall, it’s not often that you need to contact a private investigator. We offer all clients a friendly but professional service. From your first call you can expect to speak with an experienced professional investigator who will listen carefully to your situation and will then establish exactly what you are looking to achieve as an outcome of the investigation. Equipped with an insight to your situation, we will then be able to advise you, if what you are looking to achieve is possible, the time frames you are likely to expect along with the exact fees.

Private Investigators are obliged to conduct themselves under the same laws as anyone else. We therefore conduct all enquiries and investigations within the guideline of ‘GDPR’.

No. Our professional Investigators are all highly trained in the craft of covert surveillance. Discretion is a fundamental part of all our surveillance operations. We meticulously plan the task to make sure we have covered all possible eventualities the best we can. Careful planning also ensures that we have all the necessary resources required to complete the objective successfully for you without compromising anything.

As a certified Private Investigator Agency and licensed with the ICO (Information Commissioners Office), we specialize in many aspects of investigations and have listed some of our more common investigations we undertake:

  • Open Source Intelligence
  • Cheating Partner Investigations
  • Tracing the whereabouts of an individual
  • Establishing who is behind a phone number
  • Vehicle Tracking
  • Surveillance
  • Asset Investigations
  • Pre-marriage checks and investigations
  • Background Checks
  • Matrimonial Investigations
  • Due Diligence Investigations

We tailor our investigations specific to your requirements too, so please don’t hesitate to ask about our bespoke service.

As a professional investigator agency, we fulfil the key requirements to instill confidence in our clients.

  • Fully insured up to £1 Million of indemnity cover
  • Licensed with the Data Protection Register
  • Certified by WAPI (World Association of Professional Investigators)
  • Certified by CII (Council of International Investigators)
  • Full member of the UK Professional Investigators Network
  • 5 Star Google customer reviews
  • Client Instruction Agreements in place for every case, detailing the nature of the investigation and clear pricing.
  • After care advice available for all clients Free Of Charge
  • 24 hrs emergency contact available throughout the investigation

We pride our success to date, on our diligent and ethical service to our clients. Coupled with trust and reliability, our clients can be rest assured that they are in safest hands possible. Affording compassion and empathy is all part of the P.I.U.K experience that you can expect to receive.

Below is a guide to help you before making the commitment to entrusting your private matter.

  • You should certainly consult the investigator about all possible options available to you.
  • Take your time as this is not something that can be rushed through.
  • If the Investigator cannot be patient with you from the outset, I would be weary about taking the matter any further.
  • Make sure that you sign a client agreement that clearly details the obligations of the investigator and the fixed fees under which the investigation will be conducted.
  • Check the agency is certified by the industry associations mentions above. WAPI, CII, UKPIN
  • Confirm that the agency is insured to conduct the investigation
  • Make sure that the agency hold a current Data Protection Licence.

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Private Investigations UK - PIUK
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Muhammad Asjad Khan
2021-05-19
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I called John in order to learn about my uncle who went missing in the UK. John was really helpful from the beginning to the very end. Top class service and a really nice guy
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Nab
2021-03-25
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John was really helpful! I feel relieved now. Not only did he search for what I was looking for, he was also there to reassure me when I was nervous. I’d definitely recommend it and use it again.
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Natalia Komedera
2021-03-25
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Tommy Williamson
2021-03-19
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I have had a very good experience with Excalibur. I would definitely recommend them to other people. They were friendly and helpful and managed to find the answers I needed.
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amy brandwood
2021-03-17
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I received excellent service from this company. They were approachable, understanding and very compassionate. They listened to me attentively, and didn’t rush me off the phone. They also offered me the best way forward to my situation which was very valuable. I would certainly recommend them.
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Umer Nafees
2021-03-12
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I got in touch with this private detective agency to do a background check on one of my employees. This company was extremely responsive and professional in their work. I received the desired outcomes very soon. Highly satisfied.
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2021-03-12
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Having to deal with John was a great experience for me. Extremely professional and courteous.
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Harvey Johns
2021-03-09
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Fantastic service received from beginning to end. John was very professional and extremely helpful. I would definitely recommend John and his team.
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Saira Shah
2021-02-28
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Julie A
2021-02-24
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Excellent service. I have never used a private investigator before and I was a bit nervous about using this service. However, John responded quickly to my enquiry and was so understanding of my situation. Thank you John and PIUK for your help.
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