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Queen’s speech: planning reforms to be tackled via Levelling up

This year’s Queen’s Speech has today outlined several legislative changes and the overhauling of laws around levelling up, planning and economic crime that could affect conveyancers. At the state opening of Parliament this morning, Prince Charles delivered the Queen’s speech as the monarch missed the opening for the first time in almost 60 years as […]Read More

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Building Safety Bill receives royal assent

The Building Safety Bill which started its passage through parliament last July received royal assent on Friday.   Among the changes, which are now law, is the creation of a new building safety regulator for buildings higher than 18 metres as well as “waterfall” protections introduced to ensure leaseholders avoid footing the bill for remediation costs. […]Read More

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Transaction data shows 20% monthly increase

March HMRC monthly transaction data shows that while the number of residential transactions are down on the previous year, month-to-date levels continue to increase by almost 20% as we move further into the Spring. Today’s HMRC data showed that the cost of living crisis is yet to impact figures as provisional non-seasonally adjusted property sales were 110,990 […]Read More

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CLC sets deadlines to improve the PII renewal process

Firms regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) will have to submit at least one application for professional indemnity insurance (PII) two months ahead of the renewal deadline, under plans agreed by the governing council and being submitted to the Legal Services Board (LSB) for approval. Insurers receiving applications will then be required to […]Read More