Private Investigators in Barnsley

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Our Barnsley Private Detectives work with private customers, high-net-worth individuals, and corporate clients.

Bond Rees is the leading Private Investigators in Barnsley. We are a professional private investigation agency with coverage across the whole of the UK and local offices sited in towns and cities throughout Yorkshire.

We are well-established and have been providing detective services to private and corporate clients, as well as professional services to legal firms, for many years. Our private investigation agency is made up of ex-military, ex-police force, and cyber security experts who can deliver results on both a personal and corporate level.

If you or your business need private or corporate investigation in Barnsley or the surrounding areas and want to know that you are hiring an experienced, reliable, and effective provider contact Bond Rees today.

Our skilled detective can help catch cheating partners in Barnsley

Private Investigator Services in Barnsley

Bond Rees Private Investigators in Barnsley offer a wide range of effective and targeted investigative services to our private and corporate clients and also to legal firms across the country including examples such as:

  • Person tracing (We trace lost relatives, ex-partners and old flames from school, find probate beneficiaries, find people in the UK, fine people abroad, find cowboy builders who owe money from an unfinished project, )
  • Debtor Tracing (Someone who owes you money like a tenant who didn’t pay rent)
  • GPS Vehicle Tracking
  • Covert & undercover surveillance
  • Infidelity Investigation (We offer surveillance to catch cheating husband, wife or partner, benefits cheats, theft by employees, etc.)
  • Corporate Investigations (Due diligence, corporate espionage, spying, intelligence gathering, corruption, and competitor investigations.)
  • Financial Investigations
  • International Investigations
  • International People Tracing (USA, Canada, Australia, Africa, Asia, etc)
  • Fraud Investigation (including benefits fraud, insurance fraud, pension scams, holiday scams, vehicle scams, money mule investigations, account takeover fraud, illegal tradespeople, etc)
  • Honey trapping investigations
  • Employee investigations (such as employee theft, employee fraud, employee misconduct, and data Protection Act breach investigations)
  • Business partner investigations (for theft and corruption)
  • Bug sweeping of homes, hotel rooms and commercial offices
  • Surveillance Equipment / Covert CCTV installation
  • Brand Protection Investigation
  • Vehicle tracking / Find a stolen car
  • Cyber Crime (Scammers. Phishing, Electronic money theft, Cryptocurrency theft, Phone & Computer Hacking, Identity Theft, Stolen Money, Computer Forensics, Security Penetration Checks (Pen Testing), etc)
  • Process serving (e.g serving of legal documents, such as divorce papers, writs, summons, section 8 and section 21 notices, etc)
  • Telephone number tracing
  • Lie Detector Testing (also called Polygraph Examination)
  • Background Checking
  • Tracing Land Owners
  • Identity theft investigations
  • Catfishing investigations
  • Family law investigations
  • False allegations and character assassination
  • Investigate troublesome neighbours (for damage, drug dealing, domestic violence, etc)
  • Evidence gathering for accidents and assaults to prove negligence or otherwise
  • Locate struck off doctors
  • Coercive behaviour and gaslighting investigations
  • Stalking, Exploitation & Harassment investigations
  • Illegitimate child search / paternity investigations
  • Searches for parents not paying child support
  • Find children who have been taken away by parent
  • Finding birth father or biological mother
  • Evidence for prima facie defamation (e.g Finding someone who posted photos, comments, or damaging information on chat forums, social media and website comments.)
  • Tech fraud (Bank hacking, crypto theft / hack forensics and tracing, phishing email fraud, etc.)
  • Close protection services
  • Mystery shopper investigations
  • Fly Tipping Investigation
  • Brand Protection Investigation
  • Address tracking
  • Service of court order
  • Attend and make court hearing notes at criminal trials
  • Suspicious neighbour investigations
  • Grooming investigations

Contact Bond Rees to find out more about our professional investigative services and how they can benefit you or your business.

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Why choose Bond Rees Private Investigators in Barnsley?

Bond Rees are the leading experts in providing private and corporate investigation in the UK and have an impressive track record for consistently achieving the results and evidence our clients need in minimal timescales.

We respect our clients’ need for privacy and conduct every investigation in a discreet manner and ensure absolute confidentiality and data protection at all times.

Bond Rees will keep you fully updated and informed throughout your investigation and will provide you with a full report and documented evidence at its conclusion.

Our detectives have an enviable skillset and have been featured in the press worldwide

Bond Rees are fully legally compliant with all legislation regarding private investigation and tasks undertaken in the pursuit of this. We have also been featured in the press worldwide, including The New York Post, Huffington Post, The Sun, Yahoo Life, The Mirror, Metro, Lad Bible, Bristol Post, and Wales Online.

We employ only the most experienced and highly trained of professional private detectives with backgrounds in military, police, or government service and the skill sets, aptitudes, and expertise to conduct the most meticulous and effective of investigations for our clients.

We use the latest in technology designed for the industry to guarantee that our investigative abilities remain up to date, current, and high spec.

Bond Rees cover the whole of the UK with many local offices throughout and are open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week meaning that we can assist our private and corporate clients whenever and wherever they need our professional help.

We are a responsible and legitimate company and will be open and honest with you about what we can achieve, will deliver on our promises, and will charge the price we quote with no hidden fees.

Areas of Barnsley our private detectives cover

Locations we cover in Barnsley

Our Barnsley branch is situated centrally to the town and not far from Barnsley Job Centre and amongst the many shops and local amenities the town offers.

Our Private Investigators in Barnsley serve the whole of South Yorkshire from this convenient base.

Bond Rees is a UK-wide investigations agency with local detectives based across Darlington, Halifax, Batley and Harrogate.

How to access private investigation services in Barnsley

You can use any of the contact methods detailed below to get in touch with Bond Rees and an advisor will call you right back:


Text: 07792 762 511


You can call our Private Investigators in Barnsley on any of the below numbers depending on the service you require:

Private Detective Services: 0800 002 9468

Lie Detector Services: 0800 051 5329

People Tracing Services: 0800 270 7260

Process Serving & other services: 0800 773 4931

Or you can just fill out the contact form at the bottom of the page.

How much does a private investigator charge?

Private Investigator Costs Barnsley

We provide the below general guide to give you an idea of the costs associated with our services:

People tracing services from £99 to £389.

Surveillance ranging from £389 to £780.

GPS Tracking Devices from £99 to £988.

Lie Detector Testing from £450 per test.

Corporate Investigations starting from £740.

Bug Sweeping Services starting from £998.

Contact Bond Rees Private Investigators in Barnsley to obtain an instant, accurate and non-obligation quotation for your exact investigative costs.

Why hire a private detective in Barnsley?

Do you suspect your partner is cheating on you or engaging in risky activities such as drug use or gambling or even partaking in a double life?

Are you considering meeting someone that you have met on an online dating app or committing to a relationship with them, or are they asking you for money or for other assets, and you want to find out more about their identity, background, and lifestyle before taking the next step?

Has someone you love gone missing and has proved impossible to locate, or have you lost contact with a relative, old friend, or ex-partner and want to regain a relationship? Or is there someone who owes you money who has disappeared without a trace?

Bond Rees detective can provide evidence for divorce cases, child custody legal proceedings, fraud, infidelity, and more.

Is there someone involved in the life of a person you care about or who you consider to be vulnerable, and you worry about their safety? Perhaps they have started a new relationship with someone you think may pose risk or are receiving care or assistance from an individual you think may have ulterior motives?

Do you need evidence for a difficult divorce case or child custody legal proceedings to prove the lies or behaviours, lifestyle, relationships, or assets of the other party?

Whatever situation or individual you need to become more informed about or whatever matter you need evidence to address, Bond Rees can help.

Our professional private detectives have assisted many private clients with all manner of difficulties and dilemmas and will uncover the truth and answers you seek and provide the robust evidence you need.

What are the benefits of a detective agency?

What benefits can my Barnsley business see from hiring you?

All manner of risks are posed to any size and field of business at any time whether this be from fraud, misconduct, negligence, cyber crime or many other varieties of threat from employees, suppliers, contractors, competitors, and even customers.

Proving the damage that is being done to your company can be extremely difficult and achieving sufficiently robust evidence to take corrective action can at times seem impossible.

This is where professional corporate investigation can offer invaluable benefit to any business; our independent and objective investigation will uncover any wrongdoing being perpetrated towards your company and provide you with the concrete and irrefutable evidence to support disciplinary or even legal action.

 Bond Rees are highly experienced in corporate investigation and have an evidenced ability to consistently achieve the results our corporate clients require and a high rate of repeat business from commercial customers who have found our services to be exactly what they needed to protect their business and livelihood.

Contact Bond Rees today to discuss the concerns you have regarding your business and find out how we can offer the most efficient and cost-effective means of resolving these.

Our PIs regularly assist local law firms in Barnsley

Do you help law firms in Barnsley?

Bond Rees regularly assist legal firms with professional services such as process serving amongst many others throughout the UK.

We welcome enquiry from any Barnsley legal firm and look forward to assisting you with whatever professional service you or your client require.

Are private investigators legal?

Private and corporate investigation are legal within the UK but there are limits detailed within relevant legislation that prohibit certain activities from being used to support investigation or to stop investigation from being too invasive.

The Human Rights Act, the Protection from Harassment Act, the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, the Data Protection Act, and GDPR are all examples of such legislation.

If you hire an agency or individual to undertake your investigative work who are not informed or compliant regarding such legislation you risk facing legal consequence yourself for their actions.

Bond Rees are an experienced and knowledgeable agency and always act in a manner that is compliant with UK legislation and will not place any of our clients at risk of legal penalty as a result of work carried out by us.

What can a private investigator legally do?

Whilst certain actions and techniques are not permitted legally in the UK, there are many useful and effective tasks that professional investigators can effectively employ to support meticulous and successful investigation such as:

  • Covert Surveillance
  • Obtaining photographic and video evidence
  • Making enquiries with persons known to the subject in a covert or undercover manner
  • Social media searches
  • Database, record, and file searches
  • Physical reconnaissance
  • Use of surveillance equipment and devices
  • Use of GPS tracking if certain criteria are met

And many more.

Common questions our Private Investigators in Barnsley get asked

Private Investigator FAQs

When are you open?

Bond Rees are open 24/7 and always available to any private or corporate client.

Where are you based and what areas do you cover?

Bond Rees cover the entirety of the United Kingdom with local branches sited throughout including in Barnsley.

How much will my investigation cost?

This depends on the details of your investigation and its size and complexity; we have provided a guide to pricing above. To gain a quick and non-obligation exact quote for your work just contact Bond Rees today.

How do I pay?

Payment is made in full by card prior to work commencing.

Will my information be protected?

Bond Rees guarantee absolute data protection and confidentiality for any information or details you share with us during and after our work for you.

How soon can my investigation start?

As soon as you need it normally! We have private detectives ready and available across the UK.

Will I receive a report?

Bond Rees will provide a detailed report and documented evidence on successful completion of your investigation. 

When will I receive the results?

Bond Rees will inform you of any significant findings as and when they happen and will provide a full report at the conclusion of our investigation.

How can I hire Bond Rees?

Just contact us on any of the communication options provided further up this page and one of our advisors will call you right back to get the investigative cogs turning without further delay!

Private Investigators in Barnsley are open and available 24/7 and always have professional private detectives on standby around the country and around the clock to start work for our clients.

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