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2022 a time of reckoning for property firms’ digital strategies

UK residential transactions in December 2021 were 113,470, 11.8% higher than November 2021. Andy Sommerville, Director at Search Acumen, says: “December’s transactions figures mark a solid end to what was an extremely fast paced and enormously busy 12 months.

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SQE News: What organisations need to consider when providing Qualifying Work Experience placements

In this article, The College of Legal Practice’s Programme Leader, Sarah Taylor, shares her expertise on the considerations for Qualifying Work Experience (QWE) providers.

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What do property professionals make of ‘The New Normal’? Find out what almost 800 had to say

Available to download now, the latest research from tmgroup, mio and Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) – ‘The New Normal’ report – brings together the voices of nearly 800 property professionals; comparing how different professions are faring in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and revealing stark contrasts across the industry – as the report reveals…

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Key conveyancing – ‘life has been made much easier with Minerva’

A multi-office Conveyancing firm is enjoying greater connections with their clients since fully integrating intelligent client onboarding into its processes.

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Exizent announces two new accountancy clients following changes to probate regulations

Lawtech firm Exizent has confirmed the sign-up of two new accountancy clients to its online bereavement administration platform. The news follows the announcement of a new probate authorisation framework for accountants which sees regulation move from the ACCA to CILEx regulation, and could enable eligible accountants to offer a wider range of probate services.

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Tower Street Finance exceeds fundraising target for Cruse Bereavement Care

Tower Street Finance has surpassed the target it set at the start of 2021 to raise valuable funds for Cruse Bereavement Care – its official charity partner for the year. The goal was to reach a total of £10,000, and that target was exceeded when the team raised just over £15,000 through a series of fundraising events and waived fees from law firms.

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2022 crunch point for conveyancers as changes in consumer mindset set to stay

UK average house prices increased by 10.0% over the year to November 2021, up from 9.8% in October 2021. Andy Sommerville, Director at Search Acumen, says: “November’s figures point to continued strong demand that is outstripping supply and pushing up prices. This demonstrates the scale of Covid-19’s impact on how and where people want to live.

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Certainty starts new chapter as The National Will Register with new state-of-the-art website

The National Will Register today unveiled their new online platform for Will registration and Will Search services. Used by the legal profession, will writers, PI insurers, government agencies, charities, and the public, The National Will Register is the UK’s established and trusted provider of Will registration and Certainty Will Searches with over 9.4 million Will records in the system.

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Conveyancers: are you afraid of outsourcing?

For many years, outsourcing has been seen as a bit of a scary prospect within the conveyancing sector. But thanks to the stamp duty holiday, conveyancers are now realising some of the many benefits.