As private investigators, we strive to keep abreast of developing technology. Over the last decade or so, we have witnessed significant changes in the way the internet affects our investigations. The increasing prevalence of social media in our lives has undoubtedly impacted on our work as private investigators. In many cases, it can be a … Continue reading Prejudicial Investigations: Trial by Social Media
This week’s publication of the Gender Pay Gap data has not really yielded many surprises. It’s been an uncomfortable truth that for centuries men have been paid more than women, and the recent data has shown that even in the 21st century it is still true. Moreover, there is no single sector where women are … Continue reading Yes, we do mind the gap…
It’s OK, you don’t have to answer this rather bizarre question (of which more later…). Try these instead: Would you like to know what you’d look like if you were the opposite sex? In a film of your life, which celebrity would play you? What would your face look like on the cover of … Continue reading Does Mark Zuckerberg like Aquafaba?
To our shame, we realise it’s been ages since we’ve updated this blog and all our followers on social media. So Dear Reader, apologies from the London Private Investigator. It’s been one of the busiest starts to the year here at Anderson Chance that we can remember. We’ve already successfully carried out more than 20 … Continue reading The London Private Investigator writes: we’re raving about our reviews!
As Private Investigators, one of the most common requests we get, is to help locate a missing person. This can be for a variety of reasons – someone might want to find a birth parent, an old flame, an out of contact family member, an absentee landlord, or perhaps someone who owes them money. We … Continue reading Old v New – the London Private Investigator discusses Missing Person investigations
Black Friday, once only seen in the USA, has recently become a UK staple in the run-up to Christmas. It’s now a time when major retailers slash their prices to lure in enthusiastic and sometimes unsuspecting shoppers. Think of it as the mother of all January Sales come early. Traditionally it’s the last Friday of … Continue reading Don’t get blue on Black Friday – the London Private Investigator advises…
The internet is an incredible source of information. Now more than ever, information is easy, and in many cases free. to access. Our personal lives and personal information can be readily shared, whether through choice or not. With this increased accessibility, there often comes a temptation to play detective and do a bit of sleuthing … Continue reading Playing Private Detective – a handy guide
As avid listeners of The Archers, we are used to sniggering over Linda Snell’s unintended double entendres, or marvelling at the size of Bert Fry’s (insert vegetable of choice here) for the Flower and Produce Show. The omnibus edition of The Everyday Story of Country Folk has long been our Sunday escape from the seamier … Continue reading A London Private Investigator writes: The Archers – The jury’s out (but only 11 of them)
Last week, in a moment of madness, we spent 5 minutes thinking about buying a new car. We quickly realised that a) our current car was fine, and b) the insurance on an Aston Martin Vanquish was a trifle expensive. This flight of fancy was shared, albeit momentarily, with a friend online. The next day, … Continue reading Private investigations – internet security – Careless Whispers: Facebook has ears
One of the services we provide as private investigators, is pre-employment screening and due diligence. We know people lie. Let’s face it, we’ve probably all exaggerated our achievements at one time or another, in a bid to secure our dream job. And a little exaggeration can be fairly harmless. According to a recent survey, 38% … Continue reading Due Diligence: All in due course…