Traditional legal formalities have presented difficult practical problems during the coronavirus crisis. We have been listening to our customers and working very hard to try to make things easier in these unprecedented times.
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.
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.
Our Local Land Charges conference allowed further sharing of the latest digital services to improve conveyancing.
We’ve built a prototype digital register to explore and improve the structure of our data and how the next evolution of the Land Register could deliver significant benefits for data users, as Gareth Robson explains.
Blockchain technology could speed up property transactions and make them more trustworthy, secure and transparent, says Lauren Tombs of our Digital Street project.
It’s been another important year for HM Land Registry and we're glad to see that so many of you are following our work on our blog. As the year comes to a close we look back on the most-read posts of 2018.
Senior Product Manager Lauren Tombs takes a look forward as our research and development project Digital Street enters its second year.
John Abbott, Director of Digital Services, provides the latest news on Digital Street, our groundbreaking research and development project.