Private Investigators in Bedford

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

Bond Rees are the leading Private Investigators in Bedford. We are a well established professional private and corporate investigation agency with coverage throughout the UK and offices in many towns and cities including Bedford. With an enviable track record and a 98.7% success rate, 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.

We have extensive experience in accumulating the evidence that our clients need to take decisive action to resolve issues in their personal or professional lives. Bond Rees are committed to providing the best and most efficient professional investigative services in the UK and we constantly strive to ensure full customer satisfaction.

If you or your business need discreet, reliable, and effective professional investigative services in Bedford or anywhere in the UK contact Bond Rees today to feel confident that you are hiring the true professionals.

Hire a private investigator in Bedford

Private Investigator Services in Bedford

Bond Rees have the manpower, coverage, capacity, and resources to provide the widest range of effective investigative services which we will customise to your exact requirements.

Below are some examples of the types of work our professional private detectives carry out for our clients across the UK every day:

  • 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

For a more detailed breakdown of how we can help you, call our Private Investigators in Bedford today on 0800 002 9468.

Our skilled detective can help catch cheating partners in Bedford

Why choose Bond Rees Private Investigators in Bedford?

Bond Rees have extensive experience in the fields of private and corporate investigation and have been achieving the results that our clients need for many years.

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 highest calibre of professional private detectives hailing from backgrounds in government, police, or military service, being fully trained and equipped with the aptitude, qualities and skill sets necessary for the most effective investigation.

Bond Rees provide the height of discretion and confidentiality throughout and after every investigation we undertake and will never share your details or information with any other agency or individual.

We continually update our resources and technology to ensure that we can provide state-of-the-art investigative enquiries and achieve the most robust evidence achievable.

Bond Rees have nationwide coverage allowing us to follow your investigation wherever it leads as well as a branch in your area providing us with local knowledge and removing the expense of our travel and accommodation costs that other agencies will bill you for.

Areas of Bedford our private detectives cover

Locations we cover in Bedford

Bond Rees have a local branch situated in the market town of Bedford close to the embankment and the banks of the River Ouse.

Bond Rees is a UK-wide investigations agency with local detectives based out of Luton, Milton  Keynes, Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage, Bedford and St Albans.

If you or your investigative requirement are outside of these areas we will be able to assist you from another of our local branches across the UK.

How to access private investigation services in Bedford

Just get in touch with our Private Investigators in Bedford via any of the methods provided below and a Bond Rees advisor will call you straight back for a non-obligation chat about how we can help you:


Text: 07792 762 511


You can call 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 use the contact form at the bottom of the page.

How much does a private investigator charge?

Private Investigator Costs Bedford

We provide the below estimates to give you an indication as to the costs associated with our services.

The exact price you pay will depend on the individual details and size of your investigation, but we will inform you fully regarding this before you make any commitment to hiring Bond Rees.

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.

Why hire a private detective in Bedford?

Professional private investigation may seem an unfamiliar or drastic approach to resolve an issue in your personal life but is more commonly used then you might think.

A professional private detective can achieve results where other methods can’t, will get to the truth behind a situation or individual and provide evidence to support findings that can enable you to take action or challenge wrongdoing and concerning behaviour.

You might be worried that a partner is committing infidelity or engaging in behaviours that could cause harm to them, you, or your family such as gambling or substance misuse. A private investigator can undertake covert surveillance to find out exactly what they are up to.

You may be concerned about a person who has come into your life or the lives of people you care about and want to know more about their background and history to ensure they do not pose risk of harm. We can conduct background checks to provide information about a person and their past.

Someone you care about may have gone missing or you might have lost touch with a family member, friend or ex-partner and want to regain contact. Professional person tracing can track down a missing or absent individual.

Whatever is causing you concern or leaving unanswered questions in your life, professional private investigation can get the results you need to provide peace of mind or evidence to act.

What are the benefits of a detective agency?

What benefits can my Bedford business see from hiring you?

Bond Rees have been providing businesses with competent and effective corporate investigation services across the UK for many years. 

We have a proven track record of uncovering fraud, misconduct and negligence and providing the evidence our clients need to robustly challenge this in house or through legal action.

You might be worried that an employee is misusing company assets or resources or abusing company time; you may have noticed stock or equipment going missing or accounts or invoice records not quite adding up; you may have an employee claiming long term sick are you are question how genuine this claim is.

Perhaps you are considering a merger or involvement with an associate and want to gain further understanding of their personal and professional history before you commit to this significant step.

Maybe you are recruiting for a sensitive or high-profile role and want to ensure the potential employee is who they say they are and holds the experience, qualifications, and background they have declared.

A Bond Rees investigation can provide reassurance or alert you to wrongdoing or risks to your business.

We will keep you updated throughout the investigative process and provide you with a full report and documented evidence at its conclusion so that you are fully informed and supplied with all the proof you need to make decisions and take effective next steps.

If you are concerned about risk to your business or need to affirm your suspicions, contact Bond Rees today.

Bond Rees detectives help law firms to provide evidence for divorce cases, child custody legal proceedings, fraud, infidelity, and more.

Do you help law firms in Bedford?

Professional private investigation agencies provide services to legal firms such as process serving, person tracing, background checking and many others.

Bond Rees have worked with many legal firms across the country and provide reliable, diligent, and discreet assistance.

If you are a legal firm in Bedford or the surrounding area and need one of our professional services, contact Bond Rees today and an advisor will call you straight back to get work started for you.

Are private investigators legal?

Professional private investigation is an unknown industry to the majority of people and there can be concern from clients that activities undertaken in the pursuit of information and evidence are not legitimate.

Private and corporate investigation are both completely legal practices within the UK and there is legislation to determine what constitutes legitimate practice such as the Data Protection Act 2028, the Protection from Harassment Act 1997, the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, GDPR, and the Human Rights Act 1998.

Bond Rees are fully compliant with all UK legislation and guidance regarding private and corporate investigation and all work undertaken by us will fall within the areas of legitimacy.

What can a private investigator legally do?

Our clients often ask what is involved in private or corporate investigation and how do we obtain the information, results, and evidence they need in a law-abiding approach.

We reassure all or our customers that Bond Rees are a legitimate company, and we will not put ourselves or our clients or their business at ay risk of legal challenge or action through the work we undertake.

The effectiveness and success of private and corporate investigation is determined largely by the professional carrying out the process and their experience, skill set, knowledge, and competence as well as the resources and technology they have access to.

Bond Rees employ only the best professional private detectives who have been fully screened to ensure they possess the qualities required and use the latest, most developed equipment and technology to facilitate the highest specification of investigation.

Professional private detectives will then use their skills and resources to discreetly and covertly undertake numerous tasks to support comprehensive investigation such as surveillance, information and record searches, social media searches, reconnaissance, enquiry, and undercover work in some cases. 

The combination of different tasks with the knowledge and equipment available to the investigator allows a full picture to be determined and accurate answers and conclusions to be drawn.

Common questions our private detectives get asked

Private Investigator FAQs

How do I know that you are a genuine and professional agency?

We understand that there are many misleading individuals and companies in the fields of private and corporate investigation and want to reassure you that we are genuine and will deliver on our promises.

Have a chat with one of our helpful advisors about any concerns or queries you may have and if you are still not confident about hiring us you can walk away without parting with a penny!

Where do you cover?

Bond Rees provide private and corporate investigation services throughout the UK and have a local branch situated in Bedford.

When are you open?

Bond Rees Private Investigators in Bedford are open 24/7 to take your enquiry or get your investigation started as soon as you require.

Will my investigation remain confidential?

Completely. We prioritise discretion and confidentiality throughout and after every investigation we undertake, and your personal information and details of your investigation are safe with us.

How long will my investigation take?

This depends on the nature and complexity of your investigation and the outcomes you need to achieve.

An advisor will provide you with expected timescales and keep you updated throughout the investigation, so you are always in the know.

Do I need to pay the whole cost upfront?

This depends on a number of factors; our advisor will talk you through payment options available to you.

How can I hire Bond Rees?

Bond Rees have professional private detectives across the country ready and available to start work for you as soon as you need and at a moment’s notice.

Just get in touch via any of the above provided methods and a Bond Rees advisor will call you straight back to talk you through the hiring process, answer any queries you may have and get your investigation started.

We look forward to providing you or your business with our effective professional investigative services.

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