At Safe Collections we offer a full range or services to support your Debt Collection efforts. Traces, land or asset searches, background checks and pre-litigation reports give you the information you need.


We provide a high quality, bespoke debtor tracing service that is utilised by a host of diverse clients across the UK. This nationwide tracing service uses a combination of traditional investigative techniques combined with the latest technological advances to identify absconded individuals swiftly and efficiently. Every year we help companies just like yours to locate and pursue difficult debtors, secure the return of unpaid goods or enforce a County Court Judgment.

Our tracing services are a low cost, fixed fee alternative to expensive private investigations and we have the experience, flexibility and facilities to return a positive match in a significant majority of cases. It is our experience that it is extremely difficult for debtors to completely disappear leaving absolutely no trace. Our team of dedicated tracing experts use the latest in advanced database searches combined with more traditional investigative techniques to trace individuals or businesses across the length and breadth of the United Kingdom.

Debtor Tracing Options

At Safe Collections we offer a full range or services to support your Debt Collection efforts. Traces, land or asset searches, background checks and pre-litigation reports give you the information you need.


We provide a high quality, bespoke debtor tracing service that is utilised by a host of diverse clients across the UK. This nationwide tracing service uses a combination of traditional investigative techniques combined with the latest technological advances to identify absconded individuals swiftly and efficiently. Every year we help companies just like yours to locate and pursue difficult debtors, secure the return of unpaid goods or enforce a County Court Judgment.

Our tracing services are a low cost, fixed fee alternative to expensive private investigations and we have the experience, flexibility and facilities to return a positive match in a significant majority of cases. It is our experience that it is extremely difficult for debtors to completely disappear leaving absolutely no trace. Our team of dedicated tracing experts use the latest in advanced database searches combined with more traditional investigative techniques to trace individuals or businesses across the length and breadth of the United Kingdom.

Debtor Tracing Options

Residential Trace

Our agents will use all legal avenues to identify the current address of your debtor in order to enable debt collection to begin.  Where possible results are confirmed with third parties in order to ascertain accuracy and results are delivered in 28 days or less.

Residential tracing is conducted by our specialist investigative partner with reports compiled from fresh intelligence each and every time.

UK Residential trace cost: £75.00 Inc VAT.

Employment Trace

Our agents will use a combination of traditional investigative techniques and database searches to identify your debtors employer and employment status.  This will give valuable insight in to the debtors financial standing and is a useful first step prior to commencing collection of a debt or enforcement of a CCJ. 

Employment tracing is conducted by our partner private investigator with results delivered in 28 days or less.

UK Employment trace cost: £75.00 Inc VAT.

Residential and Employment Trace

A combined residential and employment trace is available for a reduced rate and is recommended for anyone looking to enforce a CCJ against a named debtor personally.  Our agents will confirm both the current residence and employment status of the subject as a first step on the way to recovering your money.

As with the individual traces above this is conducted is conducted by our specialist investigative partner with reports compiled from freshly discovered intelligence.

UK Residential and Employment trace cost: £140 Inc VAT.

County Court Judgment Searches

We will undertake a search to obtain a copy of any County Court or High Court Judgment against a company or individual in any part of Great Britain.  The search is made in the registers of the Registry Trust for England & Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and Jersey. The Registry of Fines applies to England & Wales.

The search will show all money judgments and administration orders registered by the County courts or High courts for the past six years and is an excellent way to investigate sole traders and partnerships.

The cost of conducting a UK CCJ search is £19.99 Inc VAT

UK Land Registry Searches

Our Land Registry search will reveal the current owners of any registered property in England & Wales, sourced officially from the HM Land Registry.  A typical Land Registry search will reveal the full names and addresses of the property owners, official purchase date, details of any mortgages or charges against the property. If the property was sold after January 1999, a Land Registry search will also contain the exact purchase price.

Searches are conducted to order, to ensure that our Land Registry search provides you with the most of the up to date information registered with HM Land Registry.

The cost of conducting a UK Land Registry search is £19.99 Inc VAT

Residential Trace - Ireland

Our agents will use a combination of database searches and local enquiries to locate absconded debtors in Ireland.  Results are delivered in 42 days or less and are conducted by our specialist investigative partner and are delivered in 42 days or less.

Ireland Residential trace cost: £120.00 Inc VAT.

Employment Trace - Ireland

Our agents will use a combination of soft and informal intelligence coupled with advanced investigative techniques to unearth information relating to your debtors employment status.  Employment traces in Ireland are conducted by our dedicated private investigation partner and are delivered in 42 days or less.

Ireland Employment trace cost: £150.00 Inc VAT.

 

 

If you require any of the services above why not contact us and one of our experienced and friendly staff who will be more than happy to discuss your needs.

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Hitting the Headlines: Safe Collections in the Guardian

in About Safe Collections by Adam Home
If you're a Guardian reader, you may have seen Safe Collections' collections and partnerships manager Adam Home quoted in a Guardian Professional article on May 12th. Tim Aldred's piece looked at the case for credit control teams as a way for businesses to…

Hitting The Headlines: The Independent on Sunday

in About Safe Collections by Adam Home
In 2009 our founder and Managing Director was interviewed for a piece in The Independent On Sunday, this article is reproduced below with their kind permission. in 2009 we still went by our original name of Creditsafe Ltd, whilst our name may have changed our…