Over the last few weeks we have become more flexible in our decision-making and more responsive to our customers’ needs. The future looks bright but we and the property sector continue to face some real challenges.
The coronavirus pandemic has been a very challenging time for us and our customers but we are now in a much stronger position. We are taking the opportunity to look at the level of service we provide and ask our customers about their priorities and how they feel we should prioritise our work.
Since the coronavirus lockdown began we have made sure our Local Land Charges Register remains available to customers, with our technical team working remotely to support it. March saw our fourth highest volume of official local land charges searches sold to date.
Cryptographic and biometric identity checks may be the solution for conveyancers when verifying an applicant’s identity, according to the Law Society, the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, the Chartered Institute for Legal Executives and HM Land Registry.
The HM Land Registry portal has played a crucial role in ensuring we continue to process as many applications as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve been working on a few enhancements to this vital service to make it even simpler to use.
Property fraudsters will try to take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's our advice on how you can protect yourself.
Ensuring that property transactions can continue during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown has been our priority, but it hasn’t been easy.
Our Women’s Network members are proudly following in the footsteps of all the influential women before them. We asked them to share some of their own stories about helping to break barriers in the workplace.
"I can honestly say that I’ve never felt so comfortable as a gay man in any place of work." Oliver Ducker explains how HM Land Registry provides the welcoming environment every colleague deserves.
Joining the communications team at HM Land Registry was daunting for Government Communication Service Apprentice Olivia Frost but she quickly learned her voice and ideas were valued.