Research Associates was first established in August 1977 and has evolved into an approachable, highly professional agency with a reputation for delivering results; helping resolve problems with focus and expertise
With so many years of experience serving private individuals, executives, entrepreneurs, business and public sector organisations, Research Associates have a wealth of industry knowledge and experience and provide an unrivalled level of customer service, including:
- Highly experienced and professional investigators
- A full intelligence service using dedicated experts
- Investigation utilsing both state of the art and established techniques
- Complete worldwide and local coverage
- Exclusive 24-48 hour fast response service
- Excellent standards of practice
- Structured evidence reports
- A dedicated Project Manager throughout
Call now: 020 7243 1000. Please ask for Paul Hawkes or Martin Tomlins-Young.
Every assignment Research Associates accept is overseen by a director or senior investigation manager, who work in close co-operation with client's (and where appropriate legal advisors), allowing us to provide proficient assistance throughout the progression of our task. All evidence is routinely submitted in the form of a multi-layered but focused legal report which may be used in subsequent legal proceedings. We employ a small, dedicated team of experienced, credible investigators and accredited security experts, all available to help resolve most presenting matters. We genuinely believe each presenting situation is unique and therefore requires a creative, individual approach to ensure we successfully serve a discerning client's specific requirement.
Research Associates is a friendly, highly professional agency with a reputation for delivering results; helping resolve problems with focus and expertise:
A Reputable Private Intelligence & Investigation Agency
The best way to address your investigation or security requirement is to talk over your enquiry with one of Research Associates' expert professionals. We routinely treat all matters as private and confidential, offering a friendly professional and straight talking service:
FOR A FREE PRIVATE CONSULTATION CONTACT US NOW:- 020 7243 1000.
Research Associates was established in 1977; our website is simply designed to allow potential private clients to look over our investigation & intelligence services, prior to talking with a experienced investigator. There is a list of services to be found on the left hand side of our site. Please take your time to look round, or call us. A confidential discussion will help answer important questions and is the best way to receive our focused professional guidance, form an agreeable plan and for us to provide accurate costing, all in privacy:
Call on 020 7243 1000 and ask for Paul Hawkes or Martin Tomlins-Young.
The key to Research Associates' success in investigation and intelligence lies in our creative and personalised approach to both intelligence gathering and security matters. Our experienced consultant investigators and case managers consistently apply a lateral problem-solving approach. We consult closely with clients, or their representatives, to ensure effective and practical methods are promptly applied to improve or resolve the presenting situation promptly, through well thought out, legal means. The easiest way to establish how we are best able to help resolve matters is to make an initial call to one of Research Associates' principals in absolute confidence.
Security and Intelligence
Research Associates has gained its exceptional reputation based on developing healthy client relations, which have foundations built on our assurance of confidentiality, sensitivity, privacy, loyalty and absolute professionalism at all times. Since our initial inception in 1977, we have enjoyed a hard earned international reputation for being knowledgeable, trustworthy and proficient within the security and investigation industry. Our experienced agents are all professionally trained, highly focused, determined and sensitive to client's specific requirements, offering a truly bespoke and considered intelligence service. To avoid embarrassment, we respectfully ask potential clients not to ask for illegal services.
Credible Legal Investigation
Research Associates' principals, Paul Hawkes (MABI MIPI MWAD) and Martin Tomlins-Young (MABI) are both networked into highly prestigious industry associations within both the UK and internationally (see 'Profile About Us). During their prolific careers they have progressively acquired a comprehensive range of well placed contacts, industry knowledge, techniques and legal resources, having been involved in numerous assignments spanning the world. It is notable that both Paul Hawkes and Martin Tomlins-Young are full active members of the UK's Association of British Investigators; endorsed by The Law Society of England & Wales and the service provider scheme for The Law Society of Scotland.
The most practical way to find out whether a case project is feasible and obtain a realistic time-frame/budget for your situation is to call one of our fully qualified and friendly staff in confidence on 020 7243 1000.
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Research Associates offer a comprehensive and well thought out range of private intelligence services including, investigation/detection, security, forensics, technical and legal services, in and around Greater London, England and the UK, as well as internationally. Our international network is based on close professional ties, built on successful resolution of numerous cases over many decades of contained and confidential projects.
Research Associates is well recognised as a reliable private intelligence and investigation agency employing only credible specialist consultants and detectives with a well documented history of successful investigations both locally and internationally. Both complex and more focused matters are addressed with the same degree of dilligence and professionalism at all times.
Whether you require questions answered in confidence or require more information regarding any aspect of our discreet service; call us for a private consultation and receive responsive and informative advice at no initial cost. Having called Research Associates, you will find yourself reassured and confident by our focused professional approach:
LONDON WEST CENTRAL: Front Office Reception (Visitors By Appointment)
8 Bulmer Mews
NOTTING HILL GATE
Telephone: 020 7243 1000
LONDON CENTRAL: Back Office (Operations Only)
83-87 Crawford Street
Telephone: 020 7723 3030
LONDON WEST: Back Office (Operations Only)
282 Latimer Road
Telephone: 020 7243 1000
To discuss your case in confidence, call Research Associates on 020 7243 1000
Calling From Outside the UK:
International Telephone: +44 207 243 1000
Office Hours: 9am-6pm GMT
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Independent and Privately Owned
Research Associates is an independent and family owned private security and investigation agency first established in August 1977 and now incorporating 'PH Investigations' , 'Chelsea and Kensington Investigations'' and 'AAPM Investigations'. The agency is owned by professional security and intelligence consultants of very long standing and is typically manned by investigators with proven professional detection history, former armed forces or police backgrounds. All personnel are Security Industry Authority (SIA) qualified in all relevant fields.
We specialise in both corporate and private family matters, offering a comprehensive professional service, well thought out and sensitive to most situations. Research Associates have a policy of thorough researching for outstanding sources of information and the most up to date technology; constantly maintaining an established network of intimate contacts and technical solutions. Over the decades, clients have learnt to rely on Research Associates to provide a well thought out, elite and totally uncompromising service.
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A confidential call made to one of Research Associates' experienced consultants, available on 020 7243 1000, will soon establish how we are able to assist with your matter and to agree reasonable fees and turnaround. We are both cost effective and always focused on obtaining clear definable results.
Whatever the situation or requirement, we suggest you call Paul Hawkes or Martin-Tomlins Young to discuss your matter in confidence:
Call Direct on 020 7243 1000
Our promise is to offer the best professional advice and options for your individual matter and to treat that matter with appropriate discretion and sensitivity at all times.
Research Associates offer a very straightforward and confidential consultation, either on the telephone or face-to-face, without obligation. You will find us understanding and professional in all our dealings.
Our professional view is that clients are often the expert in the matter they present and that Research Associates are expert in both private security and investigation. For this reason we always strive to work in close conjunction with our clients. Call in absolute confidence: 020 7243 1000.
Consistently Confidential since 1977
Over three decades of practice has taught us that working in close collaboration with clients typically leads to enhanced results and consequently long-term resolution to presenting situations.
An initial free one-to-one consultation allows us to better understand a client's specific needs in full and therefore plan a well thought out, focused strategy to best address the presenting situation. This ensures requirements are fully addressed and costs and time-frame mutually agreed.
All directors are members in good standing of the Association of British Investigators (ABI), the oldest professional body for private investigators in the world. The ABI insists applicants and members hold a clear criminal conviction certificate (CRB checked), agree to ongoing vetting, hold professional indemnity insurance, have valid data protection registration and notification with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO). All applicants are also required to sit before an ABI selection committee examination board as part of the stringent prerequisites for ABI membership. Our principal (Paul Hawkes) is also a member of the prestigious World Association of Detectives (WAD) and World Association of Private Investigators (WAPI) as well as being a member of the Institute of Professional Investigators (IPI).
Research Associates holds the sole agency for the British and European Polygraph Association (BEPA), throughout the greater London area, and cover all of the UK and Europe (EEC).
Research Associates are aware that no two investigations are alike and that no two clients are alike. Our principal is well travelled and is trained in cultural diversity. With this in mind, we have cultivated both contacts and operatives from many cultures, backgrounds and races. Specifically, Research Associates have developed extensive understanding of the British Asian community and retain Asian investigators including Asian female operatives. Similarly race, age, cultures and background play a significant part in how an investigation is tactfully addressed. Based on professional experience spanning four decades, Research Associates is able to assist in addressing and resolving complex matters.
Research Associates has built an unrivalled portfolio of contacts since 1977 and prides itself on offering no-nonsense, straight talking, private security, investigation, research and information services to our clients. You will be happy you were referred to Research Associates.
Research Associates offer a round the clock service 24/7, but do not offer a round the clock answering service for initial enquiries, which require our consultant's full focus. For this reason we ask that you to call us out of hours only between the hours of 8am and 10pm GMT (please be aware of international time differences where appropriate).
Paul Hawkes: Mobile/Cell: 07778 163500
International Mobile/Cell: + 44 777 816 3500
Martin Tomlins Young: Mobile/Cell: 07715 098569
International Mobile/Cell: + 44 771 509 8569
Research Associates' principal is a member of the prestigious World Association of Detectives (WAD) and since 1977 has built an established, dependable and network of local and international contacts in most parts of the world.
Research Associates employ Enquiry Agents active throughout Greater London, as well as covering the whole of the UK, using only experienced local professional agents. In-house, we depend on legal, open source intelligence (OSInt); all surveillance is undertaken by dedicated operatives, who specialise only in observation. All ancillary contacts are chosen for their proven expertise.
Call Paul Hawkes on 020 7243 1000
International: +44 207 243 1000
OUT OF HOURS (07h00 - 23h00 local time) call 07778 163500.
International: +44 777 816 3500.
International Research Ltd is incorporated in the UK (Co No 2064057)
Registered Office 282 Latimer Road London W10 6QW
International Research Ltd incorporates/trades as:
'AAPM Investigations', 'P H Investigations', 'Kensington and Chelsea Investigation', 'InvestigationServices.Co.UK' and' Research Associates'.
VAT number: 452170278
Research Associates is registered under the Data Protection Act with The Ministry of Justice's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). All instructions received are processed conditional upon DPA Compliance. All inquiries conducted on our behalf are lawfully & ethically compliant. ICO Registered No: Z536312X