New tm:tv series to shed light on how property professionals can achieve real change

tm:tv is continuing into 2022 with a six-part series called Achieving Change: Think tomorrow, act today! – set to take part across Spring and Autumn this year in a refreshing “Top 5” format. Brought to the market by tmgroup, Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) and mio, the series will invite property industry experts to share their […]

inCase announces new video calling feature

inCase

inCase, the first mobile application dedicated to helping law firms improve communication with clients efficiently and securely, has announced a new video calling feature as the latest addition to their popular app. This feature lets lawyers and fee earners talk directly to clients, in real-time, using their smartphones. This is an exciting upgrade for firms […]

LMS partners with Uinsure to simplify mortgage process

LMS, the UK’s leading conveyancer and panel management specialist, has announced the integration of Uinsure to its enhanced Select product: an innovative, easy to use platform that links brokers with law firms to refine the way they secure conveyancing product quotes and instruct law firms. The integration with Uinsure means brokers can now provide conveyancing […]

Property at risk from Norwich’s hidden chalk mining legacy

Norwich

Mining in Norfolk’s county town is suggested to date back as early as the 12th Century. However, across the county, there is clear evidence of mineral extraction dating back over 5000 years. In this latest case study examining major cities and the impacts of non-coal mineral mining, we look at how chalk has shaped the […]

Thirdfort property fraud webinar: how money launderers operate

Webinar

AML regulations provide an essential framework for conveyancers to mitigate the risk of committing a serious money laundering offence. They also provide guidance for criminals looking to exploit the system. Compliance by itself does not remove risk, unless lawyers know how the bad guys operate and what to watch out for. The webinar will be […]

A digital planning system – how will it impact conveyancing?

Digital planning system

Having been delayed from last year, the new Planning Bill is due to go before parliament this spring and is set to overhaul the entire planning system for the first time since 1947. The new plans will bring about significant changes, aiming to make the process more accessible and bring it into the modern age. […]

“You need to kiss a lot of frogs…” How YouConvey fell in love with Minerva

In the month of love and storms, a brilliant union is announced. This time last year, The Law Society announced that a number of leading organisations in the conveyancing profession had agreed to work together – known as “The Conveyancing Task Force” – to agree and discuss the reform and improvement of the conveyancing process […]

Landmark Information Group launches Landmark Scotland

Landmark Scottish

Landmark Information Group, the leading provider of information to the UK property market, has today announced the launch of Landmark Scotland to provide dedicated technology and data-driven product and service solutions for the Scottish property market. Landmark’s existing legal search and due diligence business, Millar & Bryce, which has led the way in the provision […]

Flooding by Franklin on a conveyor of storms

Flooding

Whether it is the act of naming storms that has brought them to more prominence, or the fact that three of them happened in one week, our latest turbulent weather has again publicised and underlined our vulnerabilities from the changing climate. Storm Dudley crossed the north of England and brought high winds and damage to […]

tmgroup celebrates industry-leading accolades in Best Companies and more

tmgroup accolades

tmgroup are delighted to announce that they have ranked 12th in “Best Technology Company to Work for in the UK”, as well as 46th in the “Top 50 Best Companies to Work for in the UK” – as revealed in Best Companies Live, which aired last Friday. That is not all. tmgroup also achieved fantastic […]

Three ways automation can improve law firm operations

Clio

Legal administrative work is crucial to running a successful firm, but it is something law firms can struggle with. For many law firm staff, the processes at their firm make admin time-consuming and tedious, and can pull their focus from building the firm. That is where task and workflow automation comes in. Automation can make […]

“Under the bonnet” of Lawyer Checker

Lawyer Checker

There is no doubt that legal professionals now need to ensure that cyber security is high on the agenda for every property transaction. Lawyer Checker helps conveyancers to be proactive in addressing the increasing risk of cyber-attack and mitigate risk by ensuring funds are safely directed to the correct bank account. At this webinar, we […]

Terrafirma virtual event: open table discussion

Terrafirma, a Dye & Durham Solution, is hosting a free open table discussion on Tuesday 1st March. This unique event, held via the Digital Leaders platform, is fully interactive and will feature 10 virtual rooms led by climate and property law experts. This event aims to help property professionals understand the inevitable changes to come: […]

Land Data releases Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence shortlist

Awards

Land Data, the National Land Information Service (NLIS) regulator, has today revealed the shortlist of finalists for its upcoming 2022 Land Data Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence. After a two-month period of judging, the shortlist is now finalised. Entries and nominations were submitted by solicitors, conveyancers, customer service experts, and local land charges personnel. Since their […]

tmgroup webinar: mandatory digital AP1s

Webinar

From November 2022, HM Land Registry will no longer be accepting traditional scanned or PDF copies of AP1s for changes to existing titles via the HMLR portal. To help firms prepare, tmgroup, Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) and HMLR are hosting an informative webinar on Thursday 3rd March 2022 @ 12pm. Register today to secure your […]

Legal Eye webinar: AML update 2022

SearchFlow

The first Legal Eye webinar of 2022 will talk all things Anti-Money Laundering (AML), from independent audits to the challenging roles of MLCO and MLRO. AML processes within the legal sector are under more scrutiny from regulators than ever before. It is imperative that law firms understand the role that they play; from the latest requirement […]

Conveyancers vote for top 10 local land charge teams in England and Wales

The top 10 performing local land charge teams in England and Wales, as voted for by conveyancers and solicitors, have been revealed today by Land Data, the National Land Information Service (NLIS) regulator. The winner of the Customer Satisfaction Award will be announced virtually at the 2022 Land Data Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence on 9th March 2022. The top 10 finalists in alphabetical order, […]

Upcoming webinars with Groundsure in March

Search Acumen

Groundsure are running the final two instalments of their Compliance series in March. They will dive into the environmental impacts of ground stability and flooding to help you better understand the risks to your client. Hidden hazards: interpreting ground stability risk for your client With Andy Crawshaw, 1st March, 11:00am – 11:30am. By the end […]