The HM Land Registry has announced another 800 jobs are to go – this is in addition to the 1500 job losses announced 6 months ago. Another 1800 jobs have gone since 2008 through retirements and voluntary redundancies so that within 5 years the HMLR empire will be reduced to just 4200 staff. The organisation is also is selling its central London office and closing 3 of its 5 regional offices. There remain rumours that the organisation will be privatised.