Credentials, Regulation, Accreditations & Memberships

Finders International is an award-winning probate research firm and we have worked hard to gain certification and recognition based on the thorough training and stringent procedures we operate. Our credentials, regulation, accreditations & memberships are all beneficial to the world of missing beneficiary tracing and more widely in reassuring our clients that we are a genuine professional forensic genealogy firm. Anyone engaging with us should have peace of mind that Finders International’s services are trustworthy, secure, positive and beneficial.

IAPPR logo

The International Association of Professional Probate Researchers

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Finders International won 5 Awards at the UK Probate Research Awards 2019, including ‘Best UK Probate Research Firm’

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ISO 27001 logo

Finders have been awarded the ISO/IEC 27001 Certification for Information Security Management Systems.

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ISO 9001 logo

Finders have been awarded the ISO 9001 Total Quality Management Certification

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APSE approved partner logo

Finders are an Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Approved Partner

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ISO 14001 logo

Finders have been awarded the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Certification

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We have been vetted and approved by local government Trading Standards and are a Primary Authority Partner. You can find our partnership information by going to the government website at https://primary-authority.beis.gov.uk/par and searching for Finders.

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We have more NALP members than any other firm in our industry, providing further self-regulation

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Friends Against Scams Logo

Finders International are proud to be the first Probate Research firm to become Friends Against Scams. Heir Hunters became well known through the BBC TV series, and Finders wish to remain vigilant and responsible in proving their credentials is backed by their commitment to Friends Against Scams.

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Information Commissioners Office. Our Data protection registration number is Z6654345.

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The APG is a globally recognised association for genealogists. We have more members than any other European firm.

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CRUSE Bereavement Counselling Certified Public Sector Staff

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AVIVA Insurance

We are the longest-standing supplier of AVIVA online policies in our industry.

We Support Dementia Friends

Many of our staff have trained as Dementia Friends and we are proud to be the only UK Probate Research Firm training staff to support this initiative.

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NEWA logo

An independent directory of approved National Expert Witness Agency, listing Daniel Curran, director of Finders and Simonne Llewellyn, Deputy Director of Finders.

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Customers can pay for our services by credit or debit card by phone with complete confidence that our systems are secure.

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Finders logos are registered under Trademark Number 2411095. To check our Trademarks click the link above, enter our Trademark number and click ‘Submit’.

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Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for AVIVA insurance business. Search the FCA register using our membership number: 310772.

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The United Kingdom Justice Directory logo

The UK Justice Directory.

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Expert Witness logo

We are an approved firm and as such we can provide expert advice and guidance

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The UK government tax applied to sales and services within the European Union. Our VAT registration number is 232 2694 21 which be verified on the European Commission website.

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The government office where companies are registered. Our company registration number is 3501521. You will need to search under our company number or name FINDERS GENEALOGISTS LIMITED to find our entry on this website.

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A unique nine-digit sequence recognised as the universal standard for identifying over 240 million businesses worldwide. Recognised, recommended and/or required by more than 50 global, industry and trade associations, including the United Nations, the U.S. Federal Government, the Australian Government and the European Commission. Finders DUNS Number: 23-502-1651

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The Professional Association of Legal Services logo

PALS membership is limited to those companies with a proven track record in the legal services industry so you know you are dealing with a reputable established and secure company

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