Month: December 2021

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from the team at Today’s Conveyancer! We hope you all enjoyed the festivities and a well-earned break over the Christmas period. We’d like to take this opportunity, as the New Year edges closer, to thank all of our readers and partners for your continued support in 2021. Wishing you all a very […]Read More

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Judge Spotlight: Mandy Brown

Judging awards ceremonies can often be a thankless task. But without the support of the people who spend hours toiling away reviewing the submissions, the awards simply would not happen. On behalf of Today’s Conveyancer and Headline Sponsor Dye & Durham, we are incredibly grateful to all our judging panel who we are showcasing through […]Read More

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Judge Spotlight: Simon Brown

Judging awards ceremonies can often be a thankless task. But without the support of the people who spend hours toiling away reviewing the submissions, the awards simply would not happen. On behalf of Today’s Conveyancer and Headline Sponsor Dye & Durham, we are incredibly grateful to all our judging panel who we are showcasing through […]Read More

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Judge Spotlight: Rob Hailstone

Judging awards ceremonies can often be a thankless task. But without the support of the people who spend hours toiling away reviewing the submissions, the awards simply would not happen. On behalf of Today’s Conveyancer and Headline Sponsor Dye & Durham, we are incredibly grateful to all our judging panel who we are showcasing through […]Read More

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Taylor Wimpey to remove ground rent increases

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has announced it will no longer subject leaseholders to ground rents that double every 10 years following an investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Following action launched by the CMA in 2020 against four housing developers, Taylor Wimpey, Countryside, Barratt Developments and Persimmon Homes, over possible mis-selling and use of […]Read More

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Property market stabilising but stock remains low

HMRC’s November transaction figures indicate a return to stability for property sales, but stock levels remain low. Figures show that the provisional non-seasonally adjusted estimate for November 2021 sales transactions is 104,980, 13.4% lower than November 2020 and 22.7% higher than October 2021. After a significant decrease was observed for residential transactions completed in October […]Read More

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CLC provide Simplify update

The CLC has provided an update regarding ongoing matters resulting from the Simplify Group cyber attack.  The CLC today provided an update stating that it has been in constant touch with managers at Simplify since the incident was first reported. The regulated law firms within the Simplify group that were involved in the incident were […]Read More

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HSBC fined £63.9m for AML failures

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined HSBC Bank (HSBC) £63.9m for failings in its anti-money laundering (AML) processes. HSBC used automated processes to monitor hundreds of millions of transactions a month to identify possible financial crime. However, the FCA found that three key parts of HSBC’s transaction monitoring systems showed serious weaknesses over a […]Read More

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