Month: November 2017


Hurtling through a Hedge Backwards at Speed …

… is how one of the speakers at the annual Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Conference 2017 last week described the introduction of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 – better known now as the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 or MLR 2017. I smiled as he […]Read More

Property Market

Sales received for registration rise in October

Price Paid Data from HM Land Registry sets out the details of residential and commercial land and property sales in England and Wales. During October, 101,008 sales were lodged for registration, representing a month on month rise of 3,906. Of those that received registration, 74,649 were freehold, growing by 9% since October last year. New builds, in […]Read More


Sinkholes Explained

The word sinkhole has become a term broadly used term to describe any hole in the ground created by erosional processes and the drainage of water. Ground hazards in the UK are often synonymous with the word sinkhole which can span from just a few feet in diameter to gigantic chasms large enough to swallow […]Read More