It is always uplifting to look out of the window in the morning to see the sun shining, particularly so if the previous day involved a 15 hour marathon of meetings concluding at around 1am. The mood of awakening to the view however was soon interrupted by the terribly sad news at the death of … Continue reading MOFS to MIPIM 2018 (Day 3) – A Split in the Ranks
Breakfast at the Ibis Cannes La Bocca is basic, but very French with the usual array of meats, breads and coffee though extremely welcome ahead of what was to be a long day. The first rather pleasurable task of the day was to visit the wonderful villa of Hugh and Cathy Frost, where Hill Dickinson … Continue reading MOFS TO MIPIM 2018 (DAY 2) – From Living Space to Outer Space
The day started early for Sam with a very early morning flight from Stanstead to Nice, though Alex and I had the benefit of a late morning flight from Manchester. The Jet2 Flight departed on time but it was only when we got on board that we realised that we had booked on the same … Continue reading MOFS to MIPIM 2018 (Day 1) – Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and Boats)
Opening times during the Christmas period for MOFS will change to the following :- Office closes early at 3pm on 22nd December 23rd December – 26th December – CLOSED 27th December – OPEN 9:00am – 5:30pm 28th December – OPEN 9:00am – 5:30pm 29th December – OPEN 9:00am – 12:30pm 1st January – CLOSED 2nd January 2018 onwards normal … Continue reading Christmas Opening Hours & What To Do In An Emergency
If you work in the insurance profession, you would have been hard pressed to avoid the furore that ensued following the Government‘s decision to increase the discount rate from -2.5% to +0.75% in May of this year. If you are not involved in insurance, you may be blissfully unaware of what it really means to … Continue reading Ogden – What Does it Really Mean?
We all watched in horror last week as the media and politicians ran around broadcasting stories and passing comment on a matter that resembled a plot from a Die Hard movie, and about which many of them seemed unqualified to comment. The vulnerability surrounding the computer systems of what clearly ranges from the largest organisation … Continue reading If Only The NHS Had Cyber Cover…!?
Day 4 – Thursday 16th March 2017 Our colleagues from Mason Owen & Partners returned to Liverpool early this morning, presumably jaded, but with many opportunities to follow up. The MOFS delegation powered into day 4 with a breakfast meeting with one of our longest supporting Title Insurers, First Title. An enjoyable breakfast and good company were … Continue reading MIPIM 2017 – Day 4 of “A MOFS Observation”
Day 3 – Wednesday 15th March 2017 You normally start and finish your day by opening and closing the curtains. We opened and closed the daytime session of MIPIM today by opening and closing with Curtins. (Pathetic Northern gag, but the pace is starting to tell!) Tim Bingham of Curtins gave an early morning presentation on the … Continue reading MIPIM 2017 – Day 3 of “A MOFS Observation”
Day 2 – Tuesday 14th March 2017 A global property conference maybe, but what I have learned today is that Bolton is quite clearly at the centre of it!! The day started early with our first foray into the main pavilion and what is a huge trade show. The Liverpool stand designed by K2 was impressive and … Continue reading MIPIM 2017 – Day 2 of “A MOFS Observation”
Unless you practice in a remote cave system, you won’t have missed the recent furore surrounding the Dreamvar (UK) Limited v Mishcon de Reya case, and the implications for conveyancing practitioners (and their clients) throughout the land. Whatever the final outcome of the case and any subsequent appeals, the fact is that conveyancing fraud is … Continue reading Conveyancing Fraud Insurance – Expert Solutions from MOFS