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Our News Coverage | July 2020

Progress has been made in a number of key areas during July, notably the Law Commission’s changes to leasehold and support for commonhold, but also the Land Registry’s acceptance of Qualified Electronic Signatures in conveyancing and it’s release of authoritative data on Registered Leases and Restrictive Covenants data sets for England and Wales. All of […]

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New copper deposit found in Cornwall

From Affiliate member, Groundsure: There are a number of potential new mining prospects appearing in Cornwall,  which is reminiscent of the early prospecting days which created a lot of Cornwall’s wealth. Centuries later this mining legacy became the focus of the mining risk assessment businesses we see today (as well as forming the backdrop for […]

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A river runs through it – riparian rights and responsibilities

Here, our guest writer, Craig Burman* provides an interesting insight into the importance of being aware of riparian rights and responsibilities. The little beck which meanders across the bottom of the back garden before disappearing to who knows where is often referred to on sale particulars as a charming and desirable feature. Something to appeal […]

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Government funded business growth!!

I am sure that we can all agree that the announcements made in the budget last week will benefit the Conveyancing industry in a very positive way. From an SDLT reduction to an increased budget for apprenticeship training and incentives to employ or enrol new apprentices.  The Conveyancing Academy has secured government funding to deliver […]

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Our News Coverage | June 2020

June saw the first full month of the housing market being reopened – in England at least – and while there has been some progress in other countries, one of the major frustrations voiced by the CA has been the relative slowness of that reopening, particularly in Wales. To that end, the CA wrote to […]

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Conveyancing Association urges Welsh Government to go ‘further’ and ‘faster’ in opening up housing market

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today urged the Welsh Government to go ‘further’ and ‘faster’ in opening up its housing market, suggesting that it now needs to follow the same approach and protocols which have been in place in the English market since mid-May. Last Friday, the […]

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CA Affiliate member, Redbrick Solutions, continues to offer Insights to help conveyancers post lockdown

CA Affiliate member, Redbrick Solutions, the conveyancing case management provider, has released the second edition of its new ‘Insights’ service, designed to help conveyancing firms compete and succeed in a post-lockdown world. ‘Redbrick Insights’ is a data-driven intelligence service which provides analytics and reports on a range of key success-based factors.  The service is exclusively […]