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ETSOS Round-Up

27th February 2014

Last year was always going to be a big act to follow – significant growth across both the search and agency sides of the business, expansive product development, some key new partnerships – but we’re determined that 2014 will be the best yet.

We’ve got off to the best possible start, with fresh talent and resource coming into the sales team ahead of what we’re anticipating to be a strong upward curve in the property market. Susan Lawrence has joined as a business development manager (BDM), focusing on law firms across the Midlands, South and South West; Julia Kilby joins to focus her efforts on East Anglia; while the South East gets the dedicated efforts of fellow BDM, Sharon Kelly.

We are thrilled to announce we have been awarded the Legal Eye Quality Standard. We have been subjected to a rigorous investigation of our internal policies, processes and procedures which in turn support our efforts to help firms alleviate the compliance burden. You can read more in our press release.

But it’s not just about new people and kitemarks, but new products too. You can read about it in more detail elsewhere in this newsletter but we couldn’t let any round-up go without mentioning the launch of our next generation ordering platform for the commercial property sector. It’s been much vaunted and has taken a huge effort from everyone to deliver something truly ground-breaking – but it’s here at last and we’re delighted with the response we’ve received to date.

JET Convey also needs an honourable mention as it’s yet another handy tool that we’re making available through the ordering screen that should help simplify the compliance challenge. Check out the press release in the newsletter.

We’ve  done people and kitemarks, we’ve name-checked products so it just remains to flag up a new partner. So it’s a warm welcome to Searches UK, who join our roster of regulated (personal) search providers as part of ETSOS’s on-going commitment to give clients as broad a choice of providers and products as possible. Searches UK has impressed us with its consistency of both turnaround and pricing, and with market growth predicted for 2014, their arrival further boosts supply and competition.

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