Disclosure of material information – why the changes have come into play

Compliance Officer at The Guild of Property Professionals, Paul Offley, recently spoke to James Munro, Head of the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT), about the recent changes regarding the disclosure of material information. Offley asked Munro where the decision came from to make the changes and why now? “If you go […]

Law Society welcomes interns for the #10000BlackInterns initiative

Five interns have started their six-week paid internship at the Law Society of England and Wales, as part of their participation in the #10000BlackInterns initiative. The initiative was founded to help broaden career opportunities for young Black people in the UK and address the underrepresentation of Black talent in many industries. The programme aims to […]

Bird Wilford & Sale Solicitors deliver exceptional service to their clients with Redbrick Solutions comprehensive functionality


Well-established firm Bird Wilford & Sale Solicitors offer a wealth of legal services for company, commercial, public sector, and private clients in contentious and non-contentious matters. The firm take pride in the excellent client care that they deliver and knew that to sustain this exceptional service in a rapidly evolving market, they required a case management […]

LMS SELECT sees 60% increase in instructions in less than six months


LMS, the UK’s leading conveyancer and panel management specialist, today announces the success of its latest innovations to its SELECT platform. Since the product’s re-launch in December 2021, less than six months ago, LMS has seen a 60% increase in instructions through the platform as brokers are keen to take advantage of the competitive pricing […]

Retaining women in the workforce: overcoming challenges facing employers

Resignation rates remain high with many root causes for why women may be leaving their employer or workforce altogether – creating an opportunity for employers to help extend women’s careers and retain a wealth of knowledge and experience. One of those factors is the menopause taboo – One in ten women say they haven’t talked […]

Buy-to-let stamp duty costs up £12,000 since Gov changes

New research by Revolution Brokers reveals that, since 2016, the average stamp duty payment on buy-to-let homes has increased by £11,848 in England, and that in some parts of the UK, buy-to-let stamp duty costs are now almost 1,000% higher than that paid by primary homebuyers.  In April 2016, the UK government introduced new rules […]

LSB competence review: “out-of-date” lawyers must go

As the Legal Services Board (LSB) continues its review into continuing competence within the legal profession, the LSB has said that regulators must ensure lawyers do not operate with “out-of-date” skills or knowledge, the Board said within a recent paper titled “Ongoing competence – Emerging themes from consultation”. The LSB consulted on a draft statutory […]

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Training and guidance resources Webinars Join our free webinars to learn how to prepare and submit quality applications. You can register to watch recordings of our webinars or to watch recordings of our webinars with captions. Please note the captioned webinars channel is new and will be updated regularly. Sign up to receive email alerts to be among the first to […]