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My experience at the Young Scotland Programme

Blog post by Beth Hutchison, Innovation Centre support.  In November 2018, my colleague Ranjit Bhatti and I were invited to take part in the Young Scotland Programme. The Young Scotland Programme is a three day course which aims to develop communication skills, build confidence and broaden the intellectual horizons of people in the early years of their careers. The programme lasts three days but it’s … Continue reading My experience at the Young Scotland Programme

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Upcoming visual changes to our online services portal

From Wednesday 19 December, users of RoS online services will notice a new visual layout of the services portal. This update has been completed to bring the service in line with Government Digital Services (GDS) best practice, and also add valuable improvements to the user journey for our customers. What’s changing? The changes we’re making relate solely to the visual appearance of the portal. The … Continue reading Upcoming visual changes to our online services portal

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‘Tis the season for festive house names

Blog post by Scott Frankland from the Information and Analysis team at Registers of Scotland.  The Information and Analysis team at Registers of Scotland has the very important job of collecting and storing vast amounts of registration and property data which we use to gain insights into land and property ownership throughout the whole of Scotland. Our main concern and responsibility is to improve the … Continue reading ‘Tis the season for festive house names

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Things you need to know about ScotLIS

At 5pm on 30 November we retired our legacy service RD. Whether you were one of the many customers that made the move well ahead of the deadline or are new to ScotLIS, here’s some useful information to help you get the most from ScotLIS. Our other online services won’t be affected – RD will no longer be available on the eservices portal but you’ll … Continue reading Things you need to know about ScotLIS

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Message from the Keeper: November 2018

It’s been a real highlight getting to meet a wide range of stakeholders over the past few months, and November provided a number of opportunities to continue this. But first, I’d like to share some important business news, as 30 November marked the official retirement of Registers Direct, our legacy land information service. Many of you have been working closely with our customer relationship managers … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: November 2018

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Registrars of Title Conference 2018

Earlier in the month Keith Taylor (who leads our Buying and Selling team) and I travelled to Australia to attend the 3 day combined Registrars of Title Conference and the Land Registration Development Officers conference. Upon landing in Canberra we were asked by the immigration officer why we were travelling to Australia? We explained, and he asked if it was going to be an interesting … Continue reading Registrars of Title Conference 2018