Benefits of Membership

Access to Information

IPSA offers its members practical advice and template documents for dealing with Local Authorities who restrict access to information or make charges for EIR

Industry Specific Insurance Products

Through negotiation with specialist insurance brokers and underwriters, IPSA is able to offer Professional Indemnity Insurance which is specific to Search Companies, as well as specialist Search Insurance at a beneficial rate

Land Registry

The Chairman of ISPA, Andrew Prismall, meets regularly with HMLR and sits on their panels, enabling him to keep abreast of developments and pass on relevant information to members

National Conferences

IPSA is delighted to welcome members to an Annual National Conference as well as Members Only Days when there are specific changes or threats to the Industry which merit group involvement


Our Newsletter, complete with relevant industry news and other items of interest to our members, is emailed on a regular basis

Opportunity to join Board as Executive Member

Any Member of IPSA may apply to sit on the Executive Board. Appointees are selected on the basis of their qualifications and/or experience for the role and their willingness to set aside the time required to fulfil that role

Opportunities to join other Industry Bodies

IPSA has the privilege of holding positions on a number of Industry Boards, including the PCCB. Members, at the discretion of the Executive Board, have the opportunity to represent the views of IPSA and its membership throughout the Industry.


The Association of Independent Personal Search Agents is a non-profit-making representative body and support group for search companies across the UK. They provide a range of services designed to educate, inform and support their members, including dedicated website and telephone helpline.

Other benefits include a range of discounted training courses, Insurance Packages and a nationwide member to member network for out of area searches.Members are regulated by the Industry leading IPSA code of practice and supply regulated searches to conveyancing professionals nationwide. See more

Latest news

Feb 11 / Posted by MMM2010

Press Release  Three new search reports from Groundsure launching 11/02/2019: Groundsure continues to move the searches market forward with an ongoing dedication to customer focused reports and is delighted to reveal three new products all launching on Monday 11th February. All of the new products incorporate the Avista report standards in terms of design, layout […]

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Dec 7 / Posted by MMM2010

Minutes from the AGM 2018

Minutes from the AGM in Milton Keynes are now available in the members area.

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Nov 21 / Posted by MMM2010

AGM Next Week

So, less than a week to go until the AGM and we have so much on offer! There is the Chairman’s report, the annual accounts, HMLR updates, and a presentation on the Transparency Regulations and how technology is being employed to assist law firms. We then have a presentation on how to compete with the […]

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Nov 23 / Posted by MMM2010

AGM Downloads

The presentations, reports and accounts from the recent AGM are now available in the Members Only Area. Please login to view them.

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Oct 20 / Posted by MMM2010

See you at the AGM?

Final call for the AGM on Tuesday 24th October. Have you booked your tickets? We have the Donor Family presenting and we are raising funds via a raffle. Please bring change to buy tickets and a donation of a prize would be very welcome! We look forward to seeing you at the Sketchley Grange Hotel, […]

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Oct 16 / Posted by MMM2010

Conference Feedback

So if you didn’t attend the June Conference you might not be aware of what you missed! If that’s the case, here are a few comments received from both members and other attendees. Please visit the link for more information. Testimonials are here!

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Sep 5 / Posted by MMM2010

New Post! AGM Date and Venue Announced

 Agenda to follow via email and will also be posted here and on the IPSA Fan Page. Do you follow IPSA on Facebook? If not, here are the page details: https://www.facebook.com/IPSAOnlineUK/

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Jul 26 / Posted by MMM2010

Avista – 7 in 1 Environmental Report

Groundsure kindly sponsored the IPSA Conference in June, where they introduced their new 7 in 1 Environmental product, Avista. Avista incorporates the following 7 reports: 1. Contaminated Land 2. Full flood risk 3. Ground stability 4. Other environmental incl Radon 5. Energy 6. Transportation 7. Planning Key points of Avista • 90% of Avista reports […]

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