Have you decided how you are going to vote in the EU referendum? If you haven’t, you’ve got just under 2 days and 7 hours until the polls close on Thursday to make your mind up. One of the main complaints we’ve heard from voters is the lack of facts being presented from either side. One the … Continue reading We know the referendum result: and that’s a fact.
Way back in 1168, the first trial by jury took place in Britain, in the court of Henry II. The defendant in question was one Benedict Graymond, who stood trial for killing a man with a garden tool (no, we don’t know what tool it was but we suspect something heavy or sharp). Graymond … Continue reading Private investigations: litigation -12 Good Men and True? Not on this jury:
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
Just before Easter this year, quietly, almost by stealth it seemed, the government announced its plan to privatise the Land Registry. You might be asking if this matters. Well, dear Reader, it does. Established 150 years ago, the Land Registry holds the title deeds, and hence ownership details, of more than 24 million properties across … Continue reading From a London Private Detective -Taking the register: No Man’s Land
Summer’s here (allegedly). Those looking for sun, sex and Sangria flock to the shores of the Costas. Those with less money or more inhibitions might turn to the new matchmaker of choice – the internet. Twenty years ago, those looking for love might have taken up a new hobby, joined a club, or scoured … Continue reading Summer Loving: Our top ten online dating tips
Matrimonial and pre-nuptial work is often considered to be the bread-and –butter of a Private Investigator’s work. It’s true we spend a lot of our time on cases such as these, whether it be gathering evidence for divorce proceedings, or checking out a potential spouse prior to the big day. It’s one of the more … Continue reading Matrimonial Investigations: The Sheikh, his ex-wife, and the butler…
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…
You may recall the cyber attack on Talk Talk last year, in which it was revealed after investigation that some of their UK customers banking and personal data could have been accessed. According to government research, it is estimated that two-thirds of big UK businesses have been hit by a cyber attack in the last … Continue reading Cyber attacks: Happy Talky Talky?
Here at Anderson Chance, we have been using female private investigators ever since we started our private investigation business back in the Dark Ages. Yet even today, women are still viewed as unusual in this business. Private investigators are traditionally viewed as men, but here at Anderson Chance we have always valued and appreciated the … Continue reading A Female Private Investigator: More Than a Woman
As experienced private investigators of many years standing, we read with interest a newspaper article about the new trend for couples to spy on each other with anti-cheating apps. In times gone by, suspicious spouses would perhaps rifle through their loved ones’ pockets or inspect shirt collars, seeking incriminating evidence. Or engage the services of … Continue reading Anti-Cheating Apps: Love me Tinder, Love me True