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2019-10-23
Companies have great responsibilities with respect to health and safety in the workplace. Here are the top 5 actions a company should take in response to a reported workplace violation.
2019-06-03
In today’s data rich corporate environment, we are all sensitive to online threats and cybersecurity. However, physical office security should never be overlooked or taken for granted. Office security should be regularly tested and audited. Emergency response procedures should be regularly refreshed and updated. Ensure that the contact information for building security...
2019-05-01
Retail theft is a widespread issue and often competes for the attention from law enforcement with other pressing crimes such as assaults and crimes against persons. It is for this reason, and others, that loss prevention is a valuable service. Loss prevention officers are specially trained to detain shoplifters in a retail environment with a primary function to protect assets and reduce liability. They operate within...
2019-04-03
We are often asked to comment on whether the use of surveillance is permitted under applicable privacy legislation and to address concerns that surveillance by a private investigator infringes on a subject’s privacy. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has recognized that an organization may be justified in undertaking surveillance on an individual under appropriate...
2019-03-19
We are often contacted by clients who need investigative services relating to a litigation matter and need us to conduct research or uncover facts that they may or may not wish to disclose in the litigation. Records such as witness statements, expert opinions, and investigation report are types of records where the question of litigation...
2019-03-06
Background checks such as employment, criminal, credit history or education are a common request made by employers to prospective employees. Private investigation firms are often asked to perform background checks for these reasons. However, private investigators can also perform more substantial background investigations, for example: to assist companies to determine if a particular employee...
2019-02-16
An employer faced with an issue involving employee theft or fraud will often wish to act quickly to terminate the employee but before taking any steps, a proper workplace investigation should be conducted. Certainly, once an employer becomes aware of the fraud, they may find that they may have a requirement to act under their...
2019-01-17
In our technology rich age of security cameras, internet, social media, Google, spyware, GPS and more, one may wonder why private investigators are needed for physical surveillance and monitoring. The world of private investigation in fact now utilizes advanced technology. There are many reasons for use of private investigation and surveillance services. For example, insurance companies may wish…
2019-01-02
Corporate security is often associated with uniformed security guards. But not all situations may require the visible deterrent that a security uniform provides. In some situations, a security team is one that works behind the scenes to secure property, asset(s), person(s) or an event. When we are tasked with a corporate or executive security assignment...

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