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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 […]

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CA Affliate member, Groundsure, highlight upcoming webinars

Groundsure have new webinars coming up next month. Here is a list and links with greater details:   Introduction: new Mining Risk Assessment report – 03.03 https://www.groundsure.com/events/introduction-new-mining-risk-assessment-report/   Mini GeoRisk webinar: Making sure you are complying with the guidance on mining risk – 09.03 https://www.groundsure.com/events/mini-georisk-webinar-making-sure-you-are-complying-with-the-guidance-on-mining-risk/   Updates from the UK’s energy infrastructure and potential impact on […]

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What you need to know about the new Insurance Distribution Directive – from CA Affiliate member, Redbrick Solutions

There is an ever-increasing need for insurance products in conveyancing and this need should be considered as managing risk and not just as selling products. Search and indemnity insurance is bought by conveyancers on behalf of their clients and with the new Insurance Distribution Directive (EU legislation that sets regulatory requirements for firms designing and […]

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Lawyer Checker are hosting a free webinar: Why Should Your Business Have Cyber Essentials Plus? 

Date: 10th February 2021 Time: 12pm Conveyancers have had a busy start to 2021, this coupled with the new working from home culture elevates the risk of firms being subject to cybercrime. The National Cyber Security Centre has identified the legal sector as a top target for cyber criminals. In the first 6 months of 2019, law firms reported […]

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GlobalX become latest Conveyancing Association Affiliate member

The Conveyancing Association, the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (5th February 2021) announced GlobalX as the latest organisation to join as Affiliate Members. Established over 30 years ago, GlobalX is a provider of property and company information.  Each day, GlobalX delivers thousands of accurate, accessible, and cost-effective searches to the UK’s […]

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How to grow your new build conveyancing portfolio – from CA Affiliate member, Redbrick Solutions

Recent government figures have shown an increase in the number of new build homes being built in England. Robert Jenrick, Housing Secretary said: “The figures show that the number of new homes developers have started building have more than doubled compared to the previous quarter and the number of completed homes has almost tripled. This reflects […]

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CA Affiliate member, InfoTrack, delivers a Powerful, Game-Changing, Electronic Client Onboarding Solution

CA Affiliate member and UK-based, legal technology provider InfoTrack has delivered eCOS; a powerful, new electronic client onboarding solution that builds on their momentum in the digital conveyancing space. Pioneers of digital conveyancing and the first legal technology vendor to facilitate electronic signatures for deeds, InfoTrack has been operating from its London base since 2015 […]