Corporate Services

Corporate Intelligence:

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Business can be risky. Particularly in a competitive market where you can affected by a multitude of influences, some innocent and coincidental, some malicious and with intent.

Being able to stay ahead of the competition is becoming more and more difficult as technology boosts the speed at which business is done.

Lion Investigations are equipped to obtain, translate and deliver information to better aid a business to surpass its challenges and anticipate oncoming risk.

A business may be considering a buyout, or an amalgamation or considering partnerships, and such decisions should not be taken lightly. Being able to understand who you are doing business with and being able to understand the market should be a priority to help avoid disaster. We want to help you stay in control of your business and protect its existence from the obvious and not so obvious dangers it can be faced with.

We will help you with:​

  • Vetting employees, partners and other businesses
  • Integrity testing and loyalty checking
  • Risk assessments and scenario evaluations
  • Investigating competitor strategies, strength and weakness

Due Diligence:

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Due Diligence is an essential risk assessment which every business should carry out before committing to any contract or working relationship. Failure to carry out an appropriate level of qualified assessment can lead to a catastrophic loss for the business. This is entirely avoidable with our support.

​At Lion Investigation Services we are here to help you make the right decisions for your business. Our corporate investigations team will support due diligence in any aspect of business. We will carry out a vigilant investigation to create a full picture of warning signs, inconsistencies and work with you to create a strategy to avoid or overcome them.

​Our investigation team will source and absorb all available information, cross reference any discrepancies, integrity test sources of information and ensure you have the information you can trust.

We bridge the gap between uncertainty and profit by investigating everything from potentially unreliable information to compliance issues and everything in-between.

Whether it’s information you are looking for, or information you are looking to trust, we can obtain ands verify it for you. Reducing the risk to your business is our utmost priority.

Litigation Support:

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For a successful conclusion to any case you must rely on the evidential package to provide overwhelming evidence in your favour. Such is life that different cases have evidential gaps, or have other factors that may impede the success of a case.

We work alongside legal counsel to defend your case impeccably. Whether a personal injury claims, a breach of contract or a complex reputational matter, we are willing, able and equipped to protect you.

With a reliable and professional corporate team of investigators, we will help you to build the foundations for your case and test if the case holds water. We work alongside your legal team, or we can recommend expert counsel according to the nature of the case.

We are experts in terms of evidence gathering, witness and victim interviews, case file preparation and review. We are experienced in giving evidence in court and ensuring that the evidence is delivered with integrity.

Some of our services include:​

  • Tracing witnesses
  • Locating debtors and fraudsters
  • Lifestyle investigation
  • Evidence of bad character
  • Due diligence pre-litigation
  • Surveillance and observation
  • Injury and accident investigations
  • Criminal defence investigation
  • General litigation and legal support

Loss Prevention

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Using the latest technology, and trained staff we can not only assess and put your loss prevention to the test, but we can produce a loss prevention model to suit your business.

We will treat your business as our own and be assured that you are being given the best advice and service to reduce losses and keep them to a minimum.

By identifying weaknesses from within your current set up, for instance, CCTV or Cyber Security, we can help you fortify your business and protect it.

Our strategic models are hugely successful due to our experienced crime prevention detectives who use specialist tactics to achieve the operational aim.

Some of the services we offer are:​

  • Site visits & assessments
  • Investigations and observations
  • Fraud investigations
  • Policy and audit reviews
  • Staff training
  • Integrity testing

Surveillance Services:

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At Lion Investigation Services we are often called upon for surveillance services. This is usually the best way to collate evidence to meet our clients’ needs. We are specialists in all fields of surveillance with the help of up to date techniques and technology. We provide our clients with the best evidence in the form of video and photographic evidence in both rural and urban locations.

​We can adopt the following:

Static Surveillance

This is ideal for gathering information and intelligence on a fixed location to achieve the aim of the operation.

Mobile/foot Surveillance

This is completed using a fleet of covert vehicles and team of undercover surveillance officers. This is the most challenging form of surveillance, but using technology and foot operatives we can track an individual’s

Address Tracing:

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Our Address Tracing service is available to both our Personal & Corporate clients, on a “No Find No Fee” basis.

If you are trying to locate someone who owes money, or maybe someone you have lost contact with, contact us today to discuss how we can help you.

We confidently offer a fast turnaround time of just 2 – 3 days and maintain an excellent success rate. For our corporate clients, we provide key accounts for many companies who use our reliable service on a regular basis.

We are proud to have a 98% success rate on our tracing service.

All we require is:

  • The Persons Full Name
  • Date of birth (if you know it)
  • Last known address (UK Only)

We will then begin our trace. Once we have a result, we will contact you for payment and the information is released to you.

Our most popular services are:

  • ​Missing Persons
  • Debt Recovery
  • Process Service

Process Serving:

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At Lion Investigation Services we offer a bespoke national and second to none process serving service. We work on a fixed fee rate and do not charge extra for mileage and expenses. What we quote is what you will pay with no hidden costs.

We will ensure your legal paperwork is served and a standard full evidential package will be provided accordingly. This will include photographic and video evidence fully exhibited in a statement from the server.

We are experienced in locating individuals for the purpose of process service. We have built solid working relationships with several Solicitor firms who have all benefited from our professional and reliable service over a significant period of time.

Mystery Shopper/Test Purchase:

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For our corporate clients we now offer Mystery Shopper/Test Purchase services. This comes in various models to suit the requirements of our clients. From Restaurants to convenience stores we have been tasked with finding out just how good the service and products are, as well as checking to see if staff are compliant with policy and the law. With our trained personnel we can assess if our clients’ businesses are up to scratch and to the standards they expect.

We also provide test purchase services surrounding dishonest sales, for example an employee selling electrical appliances at our client’s expense, without their knowledge. We can provide video evidence of any underhanded sales that affect your business.

 

Polygraph Testing:

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Also known as the Lie Detector Test is a quick and simple way of finding out the truth. The person undergoing the test is asked some preliminary questions before the actual tests begin. The Polygraph test reads the body’s reaction to certain questions when asked and will detect irregularities in the body’s physical response when a “lie” is told. So far, Polygraph testing has been used in our pre-marital and infidelity cases, along with some corporate investigations.

Asking “have you ever slept with anyone else whilst with your spouse?” has proven to be a very popular question…is this something you need answering quickly?

Here at Lion Investigation Services we have fully qualified and trained personnel to carry out this service at a location of your choice, when you need it.

Asset Tracing:

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Are you considering a divorce? Or maybe you’re suing another individual? If so, an asset search is the ideal way of building a financial picture on the other person for the purpose of a fair settlement. Before incurring legal fees there is a huge benefit to be sought by completing an asset trace to find out essentially, is it worth doing? And what will you gain from it? We will complete asset traces on your behalf, with a quick completion time.

Our Asset Tracing services Include:​

  • The subject’s correct full name and date of birth
  • The subject’s current residential address and confirmation of how long they have lived at the address along with confirmation of previous addresses
  • Land Registry searches detailing ownership of all confirmed linked addresses
  • The subject’s current employment status along with employer’s details
  • Directors search including full details of any connected companies
  • Details of any CCJs against the subject including the value of the judgment, the date obtained, court and case number
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency searches
  • A breakdown of the subject’s full credit history, with details of all previous credit applications and a breakdown detailing the number of live and also closed credit and current accounts
  • Electoral roll search, listing all the registered co occupants
  • Detailed investigative searches
  • Confirmation of other trading addresses and details of other business interests and partnerships
  • Copies of media or newspaper articles concerning the subject including details of any reported court appearances
  • Location of other properties owned by the subject and details of sales particulars or managing agents
  • Other names or alias used and shadow directorships
  • Information on any suspected assets
  • Description of motors vehicles driven
  • Mobile or other telephone numbers
  • Description of subject’s current lifestyle

Compliance:

 All trace investigations will be conducted in accordance with all relevant UK and European legislation for debt collection. Where our trace investigations prove to be unsuccessful you will be provided with a full account of our findings. All pre-sue tracing will be completed within a maximum of thirty days from receipt and all positive address traces are offered with a trace recheck service for your peace of mind. Please note, bank account data is protected under UK data protection legislation and cannot be provided under any circumstances.

Enquiries are undertaken via telephone, Credit Industry access only data sets, Credit Reference Agency data, professional & public access databases, discreet local investigations and all enquiries comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act. Information provided is subject to availability during our investigation into the matter. Please note that due to UK data protection legislation we cannot offer Criminal record checks (CRB), likewise without speaking with the subject we cannot provide details of pension data, bank details or loan/account balances – this list is for example purposes and is not exhaustive. Our trace officers report on what is found and cannot comment on what is not located on public record.

All of our investigations are carried out in accordance to UK and European Laws. We adhere to strict confidentiality procedures and will only pass information by order of the court or to the police for the prevention and detection of crime. All LIS personnel are vetted and CRB checked to ensure the highest levels of professionalism and integrity.

Head Office

0843 8866 129

Call Us

07719 106 762

EMAIL US

info@lioninvestigations.co.uk