Making the best use of break clauses – a free CPD webinar

FREE Webinar Hosted by Index! ‘Probate: Lost Financial Assets’

Many businesses are still working out how to use their commercial premises in the post-Lockdown world, or whether they need them at all. The ability to get out of a lease is an important tool for Tenants in planning for the future. Lawyers need to be ready to offer the best advice to clients on […]

1 in 3 property professionals suffering from burnout

Research by YourBusinessNumber has revealed that one in three property professionals have taken time off work due to fatigue caused by the pandemic property market boom, as a heavy workload and a lack of boundaries between their professional and personal lives cause them to burnout – some requiring over a week to recover.  The good […]

SLC supports changes to provision of PII


The Society of Licensed Conveyancers (SLC) has welcomed changes to the arrangements for insurers for the provision of Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) for the Licensed Conveyancer profession. From 2023, firms regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) will have to submit at least one application for PII two months ahead of the renewal deadline. […]

First “Help to Build” mortgage launched

First "Help to Build" mortgage launched

The government’s long-awaited Help to Build Equity Loan Scheme becomes a reality with the launch of the first ever Help to Build Mortgage. Created by BuildLoan in partnership with Darlington Building Society and Homes England, Help to Build will be a game changer by helping people live in brand new homes they have designed themselves. […]

Nation’s homeowners sitting on £2.6 trillion in equity

homeowner equity

Market analysis has revealed that the level of equity built up in the property market across England currently sits at over £2.6trn, and that’s just those homes that are owned outright, with a 17% increase in this level of total homeownership over the last five years. Mortgage broker Henry Dannell analysed data from the Office […]

Law Society responds to SRA’s 2022/23 business plan

Law Society

Solicitors’ leaders are concerned about the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) plans to increase its fining powers by more than 1,000%, as they respond to the SRA’s 2022/2023 business plan and budget consultation. Law Society of England and Wales president I. Stephanie Boyce offered her support for several key elements of the business plan: “In principle, […]