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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, the...

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...

Eco-friendly redevelopment for Rugeley Power Station?

Last month an outline planning application was put forward on behalf of site-owners ENGIE for a large, mixed-use development at the site of Rugeley Power Station. The proposal includes plans for up to 2,300 homes, as well as a retirement home and a primary school. The power station, decommissioned in June 2016, is in the...

Groundsure announcement regarding CoPSO membership

Groundsure is today announcing its intention to play a leading role in the launch of a new trade body for the property search and property data due diligence industry. Groundsure shares a belief that the future of property data due diligence lies in the application of technology to big data, more robust data standards, transparency...

Radon in the workplace

Every area and building has a degree of radon, although in most areas levels are low. There are legal requirements relating to employers’ obligations to test radon levels, and these vary according to the location of the property. As most radon we are exposed to comes from the ground this includes whether the workplace is...

Marine litter, what is it and what it does to the environment

Being based in Brighton and a stone’s throw from the beach, Groundsure is in an envious position to many. However all too often litter can spoil the beauty of our beaches, something it is all too easy to observe being so close to the sea. In this blog post we investigate the phenomenon, where it...