Making it easier online


This Christmas, it’s estimated that 83 per cent of British shoppers will do at least part of their Christmas shopping online and you can do most of your land registration work online too.

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Assessing government digital services

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For our new digital services to go live on GOV.UK, we need to meet the criteria in the Digital by Default Service standard. Service assessments are completed by a panel – this can include GDS with other trained assessors from across government. As part of our digital journey, we’ve continued to grow our capabilities and…

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Project promotes cross-border conveyancing

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We have recently been involved with developing a system aimed at facilitating the conveyancing process across the EU. The project is called CROBECO, which stands for “Cross Border e-Conveyancing”. The second part of this project is drawing to a close, following its closing conference in London on 1 December.

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GOV.UK: A quick “how to”


It can take time to get used to a new website. In a previous blog, we talked about how we have continued to develop our new pages on GOV.UK since we went live some three months ago. Here we wanted to give you some quick tips to help you find what you are looking for more quickly.

What’s the benefit of Linked Data?

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Linked Data has the power to deliver a web of rich, interconnected information, where data is not just clumps of zeros and ones parked somewhere in a spreadsheet, but a sea of meaningful connections ready for you to use.

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Sharing best practice across Europe


This week I am travelling to Baku in Azerbaijan to talk at a conference hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO) and the World Bank.

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GOV.UK: What we’ve changed


In the first of two blog posts about our new pages on GOV.UK, we explore how we are developing our pages. It’s been three months since we moved our website to GOV.UK. Our content went live at the end of August, but that hasn’t been the end of the story…

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Data release best practice


Land Registry receive praise for its good data release practices, at the recent Inside Government Unlocking the Benefits of Open Data in the Public Sector event.

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Hospice patients benefit from Land Registry advice


Two members of staff recently spent eight days providing advice to patients and their family members at Trinity hospice in Blackpool. As people who aren’t living in their home are more at risk of property fraud, advice focused on anti-fraud measures such as signing up for our free Property Alert service and registering restrictions on an empty property.

Who else wants to help improve digital services for citizens?

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Land Registry has invited local government representatives to attend our latest Digital Transformation Day (DTD). 10:00 – 15:00, Thursday 20 November 2014 Land Registry Birkenhead Office, Woodside Ferry Approach, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 6DU This free event  aims to explore the latest digital service solutions for citizens. To find out more about the event, Graeme Spinney, Local…

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Geovation masters visit Swansea


This year’s first Geovation open data masterclass took place on Thursday 16 October in Tech Hub Swansea. We partnered with Ordnance Survey to host the event, with support from IT specialists Software Alliance Wales.

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