How An Investigation Works

How An Investigation Works

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Edinburgh Detectives offer free advice and consultations with no obligation to proceed

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Of course, all enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence.

Discuss a Plan

However you decide to contact us, a Case Manager will listen to your circumstances and recommend possible courses of action depending on your requirements and budget. If you proceed, he or she will be your point of contact throughout the case, so that you're always dealing with the same person.

All our Case Managers have years of experience and know the best, most cost effective way to get the results you require.

Commence Investigation

Your Case Manager will take your payment before the investigation begins and keep you updated on developments throughout the investigation. They will be on hand to you throughout the case to answer any questions, queries or concerns you may have.

If your case involves a GPS vehicle tracker, you'll be able to login to a secure website to monitor the vehicle's movement in real time.

Conclude Investigation

When our work's been done and the case is over, we present you our findings in a professional report that you can access securely online. A hard copy can be posted instead if you prefer.

The exact format of the report depends on the type of case undertaken, but reports typically contain timed and dated photographs along with a written commentary and observations.

Competitive Rates

Our continued success is a based on the quality of our Case Managers who successfully manage numerous private and commercial assignments every day. All our clients receive a personal and dedicated Case Manager throughout their case. We offer highly competitive rates without cutting back on customer service.

Edinburgh Detectives in-house investigation team combine proven investigation techniques and the latest technology to ensure the best possible result for our business and private clients.

Contact Us

In the first instance we always recommend that you contact one of our Case Managers to discuss the most cost-effective way forward.

For Free Advice Phone: 0131 278 0707

Edinburgh Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 0131 278 0707.

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About Edinburgh

Edinburgh Detectives have been operating in Edinburgh and Scotland for almost 20 years.

  • Owing to Edinburgh's spectacular, rugged setting and vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture, it is often considered one of the most picturesque cities in Europe.
  • Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland.
  • Edinburgh is the second largest city in Scotland and the seventh-most populous in the United Kingdom.
  • Edinburgh is located in the south-east of Scotland.
  • Edinburgh lies on the east coast of the Central Belt, along the Firth of Forth, near the North Sea.
  • Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Parliament.
  • Edinburgh was one of the major centres of the Enlightenment.
  • Edinburgh had a total resident population of 477,660.
  • Edinburgh attracts 1 million overseas visitors a year, making it the second most visited tourist destination in the United Kingdom.
  • In a 2009 YouGov poll, Edinburgh was voted the 'most desirable city in which to live in the UK'.
  • Edinburgh was also rated The Best Place to Live in Channel 4's 2007 4Homes survey.
  • Edinburgh is drained by the Water of Leith, which finds its source at the Harperrig Reservoir in the Pentland Hills.
  • Edinburgh is ringed by a green belt stretching from Dalmeny in the west to Prestongrange in the east.
  • Like much of the rest of Scotland, Edinburgh has a temperate, maritime climate which is relatively mild despite its northerly latitude.

Edinburgh Detectives

Professional, efficient and discreet private investigator services in 158 UK cities, backed by an extensive UK network. Edinburgh Detectives serve Edinburgh and localities throughout Scotland.

Edinburgh Detectives have been operating in Scotland’s capital since 1999, our personable case managers and professional approach set Edinburgh Detectives apart from the crowd, helping to guide our clientele through the process with ease and satisfaction.




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If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Edinburgh, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 0131 278 0707 or contact us via the website.

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