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Sheep dip – has the wool been pulled over our eyes?

Many farming processes have the potential to cause significant adverse environmental impacts. The farming sector was the number one industry causing pollution incidents in 2015 (1) and remains one of the top four causes according to the Environment Agency’s 2018-2019 Annual Report (2). The UK’s most common agricultural impacts are associated with the use of...

How Millennials are reshaping the conveyancing sector

Our guest writer Adam Bullion, General Manager of Marketing of InfoTrack, provides here an insight into the conveyancing industry and how it is currently influenced by a whole new generation of conveyancers. There’s a wave of change happening within the conveyancing sector at present. From regulatory changes and technological advancements, to a new generation of...

Why quality conveyancing matters when it comes to buying property

Essentially, conveyancing is the legal process of buying and selling property. Not a supermarket meal deal, or a multi pack of tea towels – property. In the vast majority of cases, this is the largest financial transaction any of us will make in our lives.  There’s the old adage of “you can have cheap, or...

What next? The first 100 days of the Johnson premiership

Following yesterday’s announcement, our guest writer Mike Indian, Political Consultant at DeHavilland, is giving us an idea of what to expect of the first 100 days of Johnson premiership. On 23 July 2019, it was announced that Boris Johnson will enter Downing Street as Prime Minister. Around 100 days later, the UK is due to...

ArtificiaI Intelligence: Friend or Foe?

Our guest writer Adam Bullion, General Manager of Marketing of InfoTrack, provides here an insight into AI and its potential impact on the conveyancing industry. Whenever the words ‘Artificial Intelligence’ are spoken rooms fall quiet and images of Blade Runner-like scenes are conjured in people’s minds. Such dystopian views have been propelled by sci-fi films...

Lay of the land: the cost of coal mining of today’s property market

  Our guest writer, Paul Raglan, MD of Mining Searches UK provides here an overview of the mining industry and CON29M, and how Groundsure’s new report ticks all the CON29M boxes. The UK once played a starring role in the production of valuable materials and while the golden age of mining may long be over,...

Flooding: ten most common questions answered

The Environment Agency and British Red Cross are urging younger people specifically to learn how to look after themselves and their communities in times of flooding. While their joint report highlights that young people are the most at risk in a flood, at Groundsure we want everyone to be aware of the risks associated with...