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Customers join new Business Gateway Community to have their say on development

Martial Red/Shutterstock.com On 12 May we launched the Business Gateway Community to an audience of 70 customers. Business Gateway application programming interfaces (APIs) allow customers to access our service from within their case management systems. Our Chief Operations Officer, Chris Pope, set out how important the forum would be in helping us...
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Time-saving tips to speed up your applications

OoddySmile Studio/Shutterstock.com We know that delays cause frustrations for everyone. In order to speed up the time to process applications and reduce delays, we’ve collated some top tips for our customers. 1. To save time when submitting applications and reduce common errors, use our Digital Registration Service (DRS) service, available on our p...
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In-form-ed consent

The story: You’ve been working for months on a deal that required the cooperation of the seller’s ex-husband, the management company or a risk-averse mortgagee. It’s been fraught with difficulty, you’ve finally completed it and submitted the disposition for registration, only to be told the consent or certificate it took you so much time and effort...
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Complex and challenging: why land registration takes time to master

At HM Land Registry, we regularly consult with our customers and know what they value most: our expert colleagues and ease of doing business with us. They also appreciate consistency and getting things done in a reasonable timeframe. We know delays to complex register create requests cause frustration and want to assure our customers we are working...
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Who owns that property?

“Who owns that property?” – something we’ve all said in the past, but did you know how easy it is to find out using HM Land Registry’s land and property services? We’ve built two services where you can find this out: Find a property and Search for land and property information. Property ownership details will be added to Search for land and propert...
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Creating a more flexible funding model for the Local Digital Fund

  Since 2018, the Local Digital Collaboration Unit (LDCU) has funded 35 projects through multiple phases of work and across five rounds of funding - including our relatively recent C-19 Challenge. Through the Local Digital Fund, we’ve given out nearly £5 million to support local councils to work together on projects that improve how key services ar...
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Kicking off the Cyber Health Framework Alpha phase

Photo by Clayton Robbins on Unsplash In June 2020 the Local Digital Cyber team completed a discovery into cyber security at local authorities. We found that: There are many cyber standards, but no clear baseline.An effective cyber baseline must encompass culture, leadership and ‘cyber first’ processes.Leadership support is vital to embed standards ...
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The Cyber Support team’s technical remediation and support activities

During the cyber security discovery last year, we identified five areas of opportunity for MHCLG to support councils in improving their cyber health. One of these areas was technical remediation: providing support to councils identified through the survey on mitigating malware and ransomware. In November, a Cyber Support team was formed within the ...
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Setting the standards for identity

Trismegist san/Shutterstock.com The impact of the public health guidelines and subsequent rise of remote working during the last year highlighted the need for a more secure, efficient and convenient means of identifying the parties to a property transaction. After a series of events with conveyancers and identity service providers last year, we sha...
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How do you solve a problem like requisitions?

atm2003/Shutterstock.com Every day HM Land Registry receives around 18,000 applications to update the register. The majority of these applications are submitted correctly with all the necessary information included for our land registration experts to complete the requested change. However, for 1 in 5 applications – more than 3,500 applications eve...
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