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Tag: regulatory-investigation

Posted on May 6, 2015 by Dean Benard
When interviewing, investigators should keep these key tips in mind:
Posted on April 8, 2015 by Dean Benard
WATERLOO — Dean Benard and his colleagues are private eyes.So it's all stakeouts and surveillance, disguises and dark alleys?Once in a while, perhaps.But more often than not, a typical day involves interviews, research and paperwork. Lots of paperwork. 
Posted on March 25, 2015 by Dean Benard
When decisions are reached and findings are made in an investigation, parties involved  may not always agree with the results. However, they are more likely to accept the outcome if they feel that the investigation process itself was fair. Maintaining the following key principles of fairness will help parties feel confident in the process and the outcome.
Posted on November 4, 2014 by Dean Benard
Understanding clients’ ongoing and evolving needs has led Benard + Associates to enhance its services to include background screening and locate services:
Posted on October 23, 2014 by Dean Benard
We want to thank all of those who applied for the investigator job posting. We are currently evaluating the applicants and will be announcing the latest addition to our team in due course. 
Posted on July 22, 2014 by Dean Benard
Don’t waste time deciding what to do – Be prompt in making the decision to investigate. Delays make things more difficult and may create procedural challenges to an investigation. Delays may result in people becoming entrenched in their positions and gives more time for discussion to occur among the parties and potential witnesses to incidents. This is not to advocate being hasty in your decision to investigate but being expedient in moving the process forward is recommended.
Posted on July 3, 2014 by Dean Benard
Check with the licensing body in your jurisdiction to ensure the investigator is licensed and they are affiliated with an agency, which is also properly licensed. To locate the regulatory authority in your jurisdiction, try an Internet search using the terms “private investigator license” and the name of your province or state.Be wary of agencies that claim to do it all. Most agencies that put forward such claims are rarely good at everything, and typically expert at nothing.
Posted on June 18, 2014 by Dean Benard
At Benard + Associates we have started a new social media experience for our followers called Ask an Expert. Send us your questions on investigations and mediation on Twitter and we will select one question every month to feature. If we select your question you win a free copy of our DVD "Investigation Interviewing - Keys to Success". Don't worry, If we don't select your question to feature, we will still send you an answer! We look forward to some great questions and sharing our expertise with everyone. Click on the image below to be directed to our Twitter page.
Posted on June 5, 2014 by Dean Benard
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