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Why Use Us?

  • We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can start work on your investigation immediately.

  • We are the leading provider of UK corporate investigation services.

  • We guarantee absolute discretion and confidentiality.

  • We will go above and beyond to achieve the reliable information, results and irrefutable evidence you need.

  • We adhere to all Data Protection requirements and will always conduct every investigation in a lawful and ethical manner.

  • We have an expert, multi-disciplinary team of experienced investigators whom all have a background in military, government or police work which has equipped them with the knowledge and skills they need to undertake targeted, comprehensive investigations.

  • Bentleys have access to information and data for individuals and companies not available within the public domain or to non-professional investigation agencies.

  • Bentleys provide all investigators with the highest specification, state-of-the-art technology and software

  • Our findings and reports are admissible to a court of law as evidence and can be used to support legal action. Our investigators can also provide witness statements to further support you.

Private Investigation Agencies: What You Need to Know

Private investigation agencies are organisations that provide investigative services to clients who require assistance with various types of investigations. These agencies may employ licensed private investigators who have expertise in conducting investigations related to various fields such as fraud, infidelity, missing persons, and background checks. In this article, we will answer some common questions related to private investigation agencies.

How much does a private investigator cost in the UK?

The cost of hiring a private investigator in the UK can vary depending on the nature and complexity of the investigation. Generally, private investigators charge an hourly rate which can range from £40 to £200 per hour. However, some investigations may require a flat fee, and the cost can also vary based on the location and experience of the private investigator.

Is it worth it to hire a private investigator?

Hiring a private investigator can be beneficial in certain situations. If you require assistance with an investigation that requires expertise and specialised knowledge, such as a fraud investigation or surveillance, then hiring a private investigator can be worth the cost. Private investigators have access to resources and equipment that may not be available to the general public, and can provide valuable evidence that can be used in legal proceedings.

Is it legal to hire a private investigator to follow someone UK?

It is legal to hire a private investigator to follow someone in the UK as long as the investigator adheres to the relevant laws and regulations. Private investigators must operate within the law, and any evidence gathered must be obtained legally and ethically. It is important to note that stalking or harassment is illegal, and private investigators must not engage in any illegal activities during the course of their investigations.

What can a private investigator do that police can't?

Private investigators can conduct investigations that may not be a priority for the police, or may not fall within the police's jurisdiction. Private investigators can also provide a level of discretion and confidentiality that may not be possible with law enforcement agencies. Additionally, private investigators may have specialised expertise or knowledge that is not available within the police force.

Do Private Investigators work with police UK?

Private investigators may work with the police in certain situations. However, private investigators are not a substitute for law enforcement agencies, and should not engage in any activities that could interfere with a police investigation. Private investigators must also adhere to relevant laws and regulations when working with the police.

In conclusion, private investigation agencies can provide valuable investigative services to clients who require assistance with various types of investigations. If you are considering hiring a private investigator, it is important to do your research and ensure that you are working with a reputable and licensed agency. Additionally, it is important to understand the costs associated with hiring a private investigator and to assess whether it is worth it for your specific situation.

Our Services

  • Private Investigation

  • Matrimonial

  • Missing Persons / Tracing agents

  • Corporate Investigations

  • Bug Sweeps

  • Process Serving

  • Data Recovery

  • GDPR Testing

  • Ethical Hacking

Our Agents

  • Newcastle Upon Tyne 

  • Durham

  • Sunderland

  • Northumberland

  • Leeds

  • Harrogate

  • London

  • Manchester

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