Gaslighting This form of Psychological abuse is being identified more and more in cases of matrimonial infidelity. It is often assumed that the perpetrator will be the male in the relationship, but this is not always the case. The term originates in the systematic psychological manipulation of a victim by her husband in the 1938 … More Gaslighting

Coercive control

Coercive control is an act or a pattern of acts of assault, threats, humiliation and intimidation or other abuse that is used to harm, punish, or frighten their victim. Coercive control only became a crime in 2015. It’s defined as controlling behaviour that has a “serious effect” on a partner, causing them to fear violence … More Coercive control

This week….

So, this week has been a very interesting week. We have liaised with trading standards regarding an ongoing case, and other agencies are involved in what is proving to be a complex fraud case. A client contacted us this week to engage our services to identify potential infidelity within their relationship. This is another client … More This week….

Dishonest Private Investigation Companies

This article was prompted by a recent issue that we had regarding a Private Detective agency (not their name) based in Essex. They advertise their services through hundreds of websites, claiming to have offices in most, if not all towns and cities throughout the country. The trouble is they don’t. They flood the internet with … More Dishonest Private Investigation Companies

Holiday scammer busted

A couple who made fake £20,000 sickness claim from Jet2holidays are convicted of fraud and ordered to pay £30,000 after being caught on film dancing around Turkish hotel pool By Zoie O’brien For Mailonline09:35 18 Dec 2018, updated 21:31 18 Dec 2018 Martin Brown and wife Lindsey were staying in the popular resort of Marmaris … More Holiday scammer busted


Statistically this is the time of year when extra marital affairs begin; Christmas, office parties, ‘works do’s’. A heady mix of mistletoe and alcohol, inhibitions are lowered, sexual curiosity increases and the inevitable happens. A large proportion of extra marital affairs begin at work, and often the results can be devastating; sexually transmitted diseases, bribery … More Christmas