Helping solve problems with unregistered property

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Twenty-five years ago the land register was opened to public inspection and compulsory land registration finally came into effect across the board in England and Wales. Yet it is still possible to search the Land Registry for a property and fail to find its details. This article takes a brief look at the history of land registration and outlines some of the specialist services that Anglia Research offers solicitors to help them establish property ownership.

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The value of clarity

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We are proud to announce that, as of today, we can display the Internet Crystal Mark logo on our website – the Plain English Campaign’s seal of approval. In this article, commercial director Carolyn Lord explains why clarity matters.

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Records management - planning for disaster

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It’s been a rocky year so far in the world of public records,what with the Moscow library fire and the fire in the Brooklyn records storage facility. In this article Kelvin Smith, former records management consultant at The National Archives, examines some key issues applicable to any organisation that relies on paper and digital records.

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Royal assent paves way to online access

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The Deregulation Act 2015, which received royal assent on 26 March, paves the way for online access to historic civil registration records in England and Wales.

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The digitising decade

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In this interview, Oliver Howard looks back on a decade with Anglia Research and a whirlwind of technological change.

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