Resources

Keep up to date on industry news, our latest blogs and case studies.

  • Filter by category

Groundsure CEO responds to Budget SDLT announcement

Today the Chancellor announced the 2021 budget, including decisions on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). The 0% rate holiday on properties worth up to £500,000 has been extended until the 30th June – with a tapered return to pre-COVID19 SDLT rates by the 30th September: The nil rate band will fall to £250,000 from July...

Conveyancing Information Executive statement: Vendor driven due diligence reports

This news article has been written by, and published on behalf of, the Conveyancing Information Executive. As leading suppliers of property due-diligence searches to the UK conveyancing market, Conveyancing Information Executive (CIE) members shared their unique insight with market stakeholders throughout 2020. One of the most discussed areas focused on the mutual goal of speeding...

Groundsure acquired by ATI Global

Groundsure, a leading environmental search report specialist involved in over half of the UK’s residential property transactions, is delighted to announce that it has been acquired by ATI Global, the world-class provider of legal technology, software and information services. Groundsure will continue to operate as an independent standalone business led by its existing management team...

We’re delighted to be collaborating with the BGS on an exciting project 

Groundsure are pleased to announce we have won investment from Innovate UK for the national development of a brownfield decision support tool, building on the award-winning research of the British Geological Survey. This project will enable land purchasers, their legal team, developers and consultants to de-risk their acquisitions and provide up-front knowledge of issues and...

Cornwall’s hidden treasure

We are delighted to hear of the positive outlook for reserves of metalliferous bearing mineral veins as discovered during this latest exploration phase by Cornish Metals in and around the area of St Day in west Cornwall. In the early days of Mining Searches UK, in the late 1970s to early 1980s we carried out...

Groundsure launches GeoRisk and GeoRisk +

Mining and stability covered in every transaction – why take the risk? Groundsure is delighted to announce the launch (on Monday 7th September) of a new suite of ground stability and mining reports:    and    Created with Mining Searches UK (MSUK) – which Groundsure acquired in January this year – GeoRisk was developed following...

HS2 ‘Notice to proceed’ issued on 15th April 2020

Given the understandable news focus elsewhere in the last few weeks, it would be easy to miss the announcement by the government on the 15th April, that they have issued a ‘Notice to proceed’ for Phase 1 of HS2, linking London to Birmingham. This means that contractors have formal approval for the main construction works...

Update on service from Groundsure in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As a trusted provider of business-critical information, we would like to share an update on our business continuity plans. These plans ensure that our products and services aren’t impacted by the current Coronavirus outbreak. We have clear processes in place to manage any potential disruption, including contingencies for our people, workplaces, platforms/technology and supporting services....

Groundsure announces a new trade body, the Conveyancing Information Executive

Groundsure is pleased to confirm today its role as a founding member of the new conveyancing search industry trade body, the Conveyancing Information Executive (CIE). Along with the other founding partners, Groundsure has launched the new trade body in order to continue to progress professional standards surrounding conveyancing searches and the data used within them....