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Computer Keyboard Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) gathering - Often in the course of our business, we use OSINT to inform our casework. But what is OSINT and how do you not only gather the information but remain safe online whilst doing so? Here we provide a brief overview of OSINT and SOCMINT, and also some considerations around security when carrying out research and …
Two men at laptop Considerations when choosing a Reputational Due Diligence services provider - What is meant by Reputational Due Diligence (RDD)? Due diligence (DD) is a term widely used in business circles generally referring to a means of information collection with which to inform a decision-making process. For example, if you are about to enter into a deal with an unknown company or individual, it would make sense …
man and woman at computer 5 ways to use credible information to make good decisions - You are only as strong as your weakest link, how fallible is the chain-holder? Your business is the chain. You are the chain-holder. So, your ability to sort through a wealth of information to make effective decisions is crucial. Here are 5 methods you can use to find credible information: 1- Analytical Reporting Tools: Knowing …
Two female investigators at computer Choosing Independent Corporate Investigators - Sometimes in business, issues often arise which require timely, discreet, and often complex enquiries to provide answers and peace of mind or reassurances to stakeholders. Large corporations may have internal risk management and compliance, or human resources function supported by legal counsel to take care of any potential misconduct or wrongdoing, but is that always …
Who would want to be a covert human intelligence source? - Snitch, grass, snout, informant, source. All slang names for what are now widely known in legal terms (thanks to the BBC series Line of Duty) as Covert Human Intelligence Sources, or CHIS. An individual who has come forward or been approached with a view to providing information anonymously, all whilst maintaining a covert relationship with …
Millbank Solutions collaborates with Trinity Chambers - Great news! Millbank Solutions is delighted to announce their collaboration with QCs and Barristers from Trinity Chambers in Newcastle, Teesside and Leeds to form Crime Prosecutors, which provides a full private prosecution service. Made up of a combination of experienced former senior police investigators and Crown Court prosecution barristers and Q.C.s, Crime Prosecutors’ multidisciplinary approach …
Promotion news from the Managing Director - Our new Director Having had a hugely positive impact on our company in the short time she has been consultant Head of Intelligence, I am delighted to announce that Kat Caudrelier has accepted the permanent post of Director of Intelligence. Kat will take strategic responsibility not only for the direction of the company but also …
Is there an insider threat to your company? - How do they do it? Where once as a company, you were easily winning work and stood head and shoulders over your competitors, you are now struggling to understand how other companies are managing to outbid you. Sound familiar? It’s probably the most common scenario that sees us become engaged by companies. The business world …
headshot businessman Another great signing for Millbank Solutions - Millbank Solutions is extremely pleased to announce that Mark Heffer has joined us as a senior associate consultant financial investigator. Mark is exceptionally experienced with a vast array of qualifications which have been put to good use across an impressive career as a police officer. Our corporate investigations team have some fantastic projects which will …
An explanation of translation Due Diligence Translation? Think Millbank Solutions - It’s no secret that many companies still use machine translation to convert their website, important reports and even legal documents into different languages. Google Translate, which appears to be the most popular of these applications, has come a long way since it was first launched in 2006. However, I don’t have enough fingers and toes …
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