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The History Of Private Investigation

Private investigation agencies as we recognise them now have their origins in France. The first known private detection agency was founded in 1833 by Eugène François Vidocq, a French soldier and privateer. Vidocq also had a criminal reputation. Using his contacts, Vidocq hired ex-convicts to carry out work that the police wouldn’t undertake, and “Le

Missing Profits: Where Are Your Daily Takings?

Businesses thrive on profit. It is their lifeblood, the fuel that enables them to grow, develop and expand. Your business supports your employees and provides services or products that are in demand. It fulfills a social and economic function as a direct result of the profit you make each day. It’s yours, and you’ve worked

Are Phone Bugging Apps Legal?

What are the laws surrounding phone bugging? Is it ever OK to record? Read more for a breakdown of modern phone bugging by North Court Investigations.

How Has Private Investigation Changed Since The Advent Of The Internet?

The rise of the Internet has impacted almost every aspect of our lives. From socialising to shopping and work, we have fully embraced digitisation, with typical benefits including ease of access, increased efficiency and interconnectivity across the board. Private investigation (PI) is no exception. Traditionally a cloak-and-dagger industry, the Internet has proved an invaluable resource

What is Graphology?

Graphology is the study of handwriting, focusing on unique characteristics about a person that can be understood from their writing. It is a combination of art and science said to reveal a person’s psychological profile through the study of form, spacing, and movement. Though its use is controversial and it is considered by some to