Mercantile – tracing and documents

The ADVANCED’S Ex-Detective team use state-of-the-art technologies combined with their proven people skills to locate missing, hard to find persons and assets quickly and efficiently. We can offer cost effective tracing services to families, private individuals and a wide range of industries. We have access to up-to-date databases and these combined resources ensure a fast and reliable service at a competitive price.

Business Solutions:

  • Focusing on locating persons or entities for monetary purposes;

Personal Solutions:

  • Focusing on locating persons whose whereabouts are required for personal reasons.

Skip tracing (Debtor and witness location)

Our trained investigators can locate a debtor and identify the whereabouts of missing assets by asking the right questions, whilst also ensuring that all enquiries made are lawful and proper.


At ADVANCED, our team can assist clients with the most challenging of asset recovery jobs.

All Repossession operations are strategically and meticulously planned. We ensure we obtain thorough client instruction prior to starting any job.
Our Team is experienced in effective liaison with associated providers e.g., Police, Sheriff, locksmiths, tow truck drivers, store facilities etc and are able to deal with any sensitive public relation issues or other common sense issues that often arise in the field.

Our Team has a thorough understanding of the relevant repossession legislation and knows that the provisions of the Credit (Repossession) Act 1997 stipulates that you may not repossess unless:
the debtor is in default under the credit agreement, or the goods are at risk of being removed, destroyed or damaged.