Category: Coverage


Our News Coverage | July 2021

Leasehold reform has been a major focus for the CA throughout July, particularly in light of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into the sale of leasehold houses which has so far resulted in two firms, Aviva and Persimmon, formally committing to making changes for the benefits of leaseholders. There seems no doubt that […]


Our News Coverage | June 2021

It doesn’t need to be said that June was a month where the media has tended to focus on one specific area – the countdown to the stamp duty holiday, how conveyancing firms were coping, what might happen if transactions did not complete before the date, and a whole host of other responses required around […]


Our News Coverage | May 2021

May has been a very interesting month for the CA as we have introduced our new Non-Executive Chair, Nicky Heathcote, and begun to outline Nicky’s priorities for her tenure and how she will help shape the Association’s workstreams in the future. The press release to announce her appointment was covered extensively, plus we were able […]


Our News Coverage | April 2021

With the initial stamp duty holiday now passed, the conveyancing sector has moved to looking at two future deadlines, namely the end of June, followed by the end of September. Understandably, the focus has shifted onto the ongoing level of work to hit those deadlines, but also looking at the future in terms of how […]


Our News Coverage | March 2021

The Budget announcement in March dominated proceedings with the industry waiting for a decision to be made on the stamp duty extension, which duly came with an original new deadline of the end of June, followed by a further tapered deadline up until the end of September this year. It left the industry wondering whether […]


Our News Coverage | February 2021

February was another month dominated by calls for the stamp duty holiday to be extended/tapered or smoothed. At the time of writing, the entire industry is waiting for an announcement to be made in the Budget on the 3rd of March – the CA worked with the BBC in February to draw attention to what […]


Our News Coverage | January 2021

January was a month in which one issue tended to dominate – the stamp duty holiday deadline and the growing industry calls for a tapering and possible extension. Many CA firms are dealing with workloads far in advance of normal, and there has been a variety of industry statistics focusing on the number of potential […]


Our News Coverage | December 2020

December always brings with it a chance to reflect on the year that has passed and what is to come in 2021. What we do know is that the first quarter of 2021 is likely to be incredibly busy for the conveyancing profession as they seek to ensure property transactions complete before the end of […]


Our News Coverage | November 2020

Once again, it is the CA’s focus on the ongoing stamp duty holiday which takes up the bulk of our activity this month. Some were expecting an announcement on an extension to be made during the Chancellor’s Spending Review however that wasn’t forthcoming and the anticipation must be that, if any extension is to be […]


Our News Coverage | October 2020

October has been a month dominated by one topic – the stamp duty holiday and the combined efforts of the housing industry to draw attention to next year’s deadline and to urge the Government to reconsider whether an extension or a taper wouldn’t be in the best interests of all. The CA has been working […]

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The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (15th October 2021) announced the appointment of new Affiliate member, ...
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