Month: September 2020

Conveyancing

Data Is The Answer To Overcome Conveyancing ‘Log-Jams’ Confirms SearchFlow

In response to media reports of a conveyancing ‘log-jam’ and increasing delays to property transaction completion, resulting from the Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday* deadline and an upsurge in demand, SearchFlow is urging property lawyers to consider data-driven alternatives to traditional search packs as a viable means to keep transactions flowing. During lockdown, SearchFlow launched […]Read More

Conveyancing

SLC Announce Online Conference For 2020

The Society of Licensed Conveyancers (the SLC) has announced that their conference this year will be delivered online between 13th, 14th, and 15th October enabling members to still obtain their CPD points. As a forward thinking and pioneering organisation, the SLC are pleased to announce that sponsors are embracing the new innovative conference and are […]Read More

Organisations Professional Indemnity

Howden Acquires St Giles Legal & Professional Risks

Howden, the independent insurance broker with employee ownership at its heart, announced today that it has reached agreement to acquire St Giles Legal & Professional Risks (‘St Giles’), a professional indemnity insurance broker specialising in the UK solicitor sector, a market in which Howden is already a leading provider.  This move further cements Howden as […]Read More

Conveyancing

Future Climate Info Partners with Ashfield Solutions Group to Launch

Future Climate Info (FCI), a leading provider of environmental search reports for the property market, has partnered with like-minded environmental risk consultancy Ashfield Solutions Group (Ashfield) to launch the FCI Flood Appraisal, providing an affordable solution where a flood risk is identified in an initial environmental search report. With 1 in 6 properties at risk […]Read More

Conveyancing Firms & People Property Market

Conveyancing Association urges all member firms to endorse HBSG buying

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today urged all its member firms to endorse a series of home buying and selling pledges for property stakeholders, designed to make the progress of transactions as quick and smooth as possible. The pledges have been put together by the Home Buying […]Read More

Conveyancing

Conveyancing vacancies grow exponentially

Conveyancing jobs have doubled since the end of July, according to the Indeed website. Over the last few months, Today’s Conveyancer has been observing and monitoring the number of recruitment adverts that included the term ‘conveyancer’ had been placed on the Indeed website – and since the end of July until towards the end of this month job roles […]Read More

Conveyancing

Conveyancing Vacancies Grows Exponentially

Conveyancing jobs has doubled since the end of July, according to the Indeed website. Over the last few months, Today’s Conveyancer has been observing and monitoring the number of recruitment adverts that included the term ‘conveyancer’ had been placed on the Indeed website – and since the end of July until towards the end of […]Read More

Conveyancing

Ground Gas: The Lessons From Loscoe

In 1986, a bungalow in Derbyshire was completely destroyed by a landfill methane explosion, badly injuring the three occupants inside the home. This now famous and near-tragic incident served as a low-water mark in landfill management practices and site investigation. We review the explosion, the lessons learnt and consider how far we have come in […]Read More

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