Message from the Keeper: February 2018

This will be my penultimate monthly blog as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, and here I’ll share my usual updates across the business, as well as an introduction to our new keeper. Last month, the Registers of Scotland (Digital Registration, etc.) Regulations 2018 were signed by Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work. These new statutory regulations will form … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: February 2018

Meet the team: Development Plan Approval

Development Plan Approval (DPA) is one of the key products we provide to the Scottish land and property sector. It provides certainty to property developers, legal professionals, and their customers and clients that ownership and rights for new developments can be registered quickly. Here we get to know one of the people behind the DPA process, as we speak to Stuart Pardue, who plays a … Continue reading Meet the team: Development Plan Approval

Get a look inside our new Land Registration Application Form

In March 2018, we introduced an improved, enhanced version of our land registration application form. The changes are based on customer feedback and engagement, and are specifically designed to reduce rejections and increase efficiency in this important process. As discussed in our blog, from 22 June 2018 we’ll no longer accept the old version of the application form. If you’re looking for more information on … Continue reading Get a look inside our new Land Registration Application Form

Working with our customers: Proposed improvements to our land registration application form

At the heart of our digital transformation is the ambition to provide a better, more efficient service to our customers, and we’re hard at work to deliver this across all our services. A key part of achieving this aim was put in place on 30 January 2018 when new statutory rules that will lay the groundwork for future improvements to come were approved by the … Continue reading Working with our customers: Proposed improvements to our land registration application form

Transforming how we create plans for the future

This year we are continuing with our digital transformation and ambition to be an innovative, customer-focused and digital 21st century land registration body. To meet this challenge, teams across the organisation have been hard at work to develop new and improved services that have the needs of our customers at heart. This will help us as we future-proof our services and move towards being a … Continue reading Transforming how we create plans for the future

Moving forward with ScotLIS

It’s been over a month since the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland (RoS) announced the official launch of ScotLIS, Scotland’s Land Information Service. Our innovative new service has continued to grow and expand since then, with over 11,500 citizen users and 4,000 business users already using the service at time of writing. New features and benefits ScotLIS delivers a number of benefits for our … Continue reading Moving forward with ScotLIS