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How to choose a tracing agent

Thursday, 4th August 2022 13:05

Hiring the services of a tracing agent can give the best chance of locating an individual or business.

Check out reviews of their service

The first thing to look for is whether a tracing agencies work is reputable – check out what their customers are saying about them. A trusted tracing agent will be happy to showcase testimonials from satisfied customers. You can read some of dataTraceuk’s here. We’re proud to provide an exemplary service for our clients.

How long they have been operating?

Look at how long a tracing company has been operating. If it is an established and experienced business that has been around for many years, it’s a good indicator that they know what they are doing. dataTrace uk was established in 1991, so with over 30 years’ experience, you can be assured you’re in safe hands. We have grown to become one of the most respected tracing agencies in the United Kingdom.

In addition, our dedicated team of highly experienced and results driven operatives enables datatrace UK to act as a trusted outsource partner to some of the largest UK Debt Collection Agencies.

Look at the credentials of the tracing agent

Professional accreditation is another important aspect to consider when choosing the right tracing agent. If they have strong credentials, you can be assured they will operate by the book.

At dataTrace uk, we view our operation as being an extension of our client’s internal procedures. With this in mind, we consistently maintain a professional approach. We know the importance of upholding our client's reputation and accordingly any activities undertaken on their behalf are handled in such a way that safeguards their company image.

  • Credit Services Association members
  • Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office: No ZA454320
  • Fully compliant with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018
  • Holds Cyber Essential Certification

dataTrace uk has developed a comprehensive Privacy Policy designed to protect and safeguard the data of all persons for whom dataTrace uke holds personal information.

Our tracing agents provide a quality, trusted service, going much further than simply finding a person and handing over their location details to you. For example, if you want to track down a debtor, our tracing agents will thoroughly investigate until we find that person. You can also instruct us to locate assets in order to secure reimbursement.

In cases where this is not possible to do without redress to a court, we will advise of this at the earliest opportunity.  

Tracing agents use several methods in their work, including phone, work, and address checks, but if these are unsuccessful, they have access to more sophisticated systems that are not available to the general public. 

Does the tracing agents service offer value for money?

How much the tracing agent company will charge can make the difference between who you choose to instruct. A respected agency will usually provide a range of options for its people tracing service. This provides you with the flexibility to choose the package that suits your needs best.

To speak to one of our team about your tracing and information services requirements, get in touch today. 

For more information on how we may be able to help you, please contact us today.

About Us

dataTrace uk was founded in 1991 and provides comprehensive tracing and information services. In early 2022, dataTrace uk joined The Broadriver Group, encompassing Controlaccount, identeco Business Support Toolkit, Sinclair Taylor, and identecoHR.


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