How To Employ A Private Investigator
Employing a private investigator can be a risky business given the fact you will be sharing personal and at times very sensitive information and data with someone you have never met. ‘How to employ a Private Investigator’, is a no-nonsense guide to the most common pitfalls, and how to avoid them.
Why employ a private investigator?
There are many reasons a private investigator may be employed, these could include tracing a long-lost relative to re-establish contact, or indeed at the other end of the spectrum locating a debtor who owes you money. You could suspect a partner of cheating and wish to know where they are frequenting or who they are meeting. An employer may suspect theft, fraud, absenteeism or moonlighting by their employees and require evidence to be gathered so the appropriate action can be taken.
In the vast majority of investigations, the client requires ‘proof of action’ for example; confirming a partner is meeting someone when they have denied doing so or confirming an employee is stealing cash or committing serious misconduct. Most cases will be backed up with written reports, photographs and video evidence which can be used in a court of law should this be required. In ‘every case’ the customer should be treated with respect, charged no more than a fair rate for the services provided and their personal information and data be handled strictly in accordance with current legislation.
We hope by reading this guide ‘how to employ a private investigator‘ you will be able to make a much more informed decision.