Continuing professional development with X-Press legal services

Continuing professional development X-Press legal services

Leading property search provider, X-Press Legal Services has revealed just how far it goes to support professionals in meeting CPD requirements. An annual tally of the company’s free CPD events and webinars has revealed that the independent property search company has supported over 4,000 legal and conveyancing professionals in meeting their CPD obligations over the […]

Redbrick Solutions release 25th version of Conveyancing Case Management

Redbrick Solutions

The latest version of Redbrick Solutions award-winning Conveyancing Case Management has been released this week. The launch of the 25th version includes a number of enhancements, functionality and new integrations to benefit clients and assist them in offering quality legal services. The new features include: HM Land Registry eDRS Enhancements: The eDRS enhancements will enable […]

The changes affecting the property sector and its impact on conveyancers

changes affecting the property sector

The property market has certainly been a rollercoaster ride in the last couple of years, from the pandemic and stamp duty holidays to higher mortgage rates and the cost of living crises that property buyers are now having to contend with. All of these circumstances, and more, have impacted the way conveyancers work and the […]

Kwarteng’s planning reforms set to create “hyper-freeport” investment zones


Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget contained many elements that can only be described as having a seismic impact. One less controversial – but nonetheless crucial – policy change is that of the “investment zones” set to be created by new planning reforms. Businesses and developers will receive tax cuts and planning restrictions will be relaxed in an […]

Interest rate rises will create “volatile” housing market – analysis

interest rate rises affect house prices

This week, the Bank of England announced an interest rate rise from 1.75% to 2.25%, and are expected to keep rising. It is widely accepted that this will have a profound impact on the UK housing market. The Office for National Statistics also announced on the 17th of August that UK inflation had risen from […]