Month: October 2021

Insight

3 Key Law Firm Trends for 2022 and 3 Key

There’s no doubt that the past two years have sparked an unprecedented level of change in both our personal and professional lives—and crucially, in how conveyancers run their conveyancing firms. The question that should be on every conveyancing firm’s mind is, what’s next? Practice management software company Clio can give some insight into this very […]Read More

Environment

170,000 Bristol properties at risk of subsidence

New research by Groundsure alerts homeowners of the potential hazards associated with abandoned mine shafts in Bristol city centre. The latest case study has identified over 170,000 properties in Bristol that are potentially at risk of ground movement. There are currently 82 reported ground collapses in the region, and with 243 mines, pits and quarries […]Read More

Property Market

Landmark Information Group launches Scottish Property Trends Report

Cross-market trend analysis for Scotland’s residential property market – includes analysis of the property transaction pipeline from property listings, sold subject to missives, legal completion and registered sales. Landmark Information Group, the leading provider of information to the UK property market, has today announced the launch of a new Property Trends Report for Scotland, which […]Read More

Conveyancing Firms & People Property Market

Could Budget solve the Cladding scandal? And reaction to housing

The property industry has responded to Rishi Sunak’s Budget, applauding the level of intended investment while maintain some cautious optimism around efforts to support those affected by the cladding scandal.  Housing is a central tenet of the government’s “levelling up” agenda, with £millions pledged in an effort to increase home ownership amongst many who simply […]Read More

Firms & People Organisations

New Leadership for LawSure

LawSure the UK’s leading specialist title and legal indemnity insurance broker have announced a new and exciting change for the company. Current Managing Director Brian Hall will assume the role of Executive Chairman, whilst Mandy Brown takes the reigns to become Managing Director of the company. Mandy will be key in driving the company forward […]Read More

Organisations

Dye & Durham Nominated for Three Modern Law Conveyancing Awards

Dye & Durham Limited, a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for legal and business professionals, announced today that three of its companies have been nominated for the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards 2021 in recognition of their ability to deliver accurate mission critical data in conveyancing. […]Read More

Property Market Technology

Budget 2021 predictions

Predictions for today’s budget announcement include £2 billion of Government investment into building new homes on derelict or unused land. The chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a £2 billion housing investment which includes the building of 160,000 greener homes on brownfield land the size of 2,000 football pitches, as well as a £9 […]Read More

Conveyancing

SRA sets out plans for 2021/22

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has published its 2021-22 business plan, outlining its key areas of work for the coming year. Publication follows a consultation exercise earlier this year which saw more than 8,000 people have their say on the proposals through a range of virtual events, written submissions and online polls. In addition to […]Read More

Insight

Equity release set to hit £4bn in 2021

The Equity Release Council have released its Q3 market statistics which show that homeowners are, for the first time, set to access over £4bn of property wealth via equity release.  2021 has seen £3.46bn released year to date, with Q3 lending up nearly one-fifth on 2020. The equity release market has seen lending exceed £1bn […]Read More

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