A day in the life… Hackathon with Sam Larsen

A day in the life… Welcome to ‘a day in the life of’, a series of blogs going behind the scenes in Registers of Scotland (RoS) where we speak to staff in various departments across the organisation to find out a bit more about what they do. Here we meet Sam Larsen, a technical architect in the IT development team working on improving the quality … Continue reading A day in the life… Hackathon with Sam Larsen

5 ways we’re reducing our carbon footprint

Blog post by Andrew Gilchrist, communications officer at the Registers of Scotland. At Registers of Scotland we understand the importance of environmental responsibility in everything we do – here’s five recent developments that show how we’re working to reduce our carbon footprint and encourage everyone to think green. St Vincent Plaza The move of our Glasgow office to St Vincent Plaza has been a catalyst … Continue reading 5 ways we’re reducing our carbon footprint

Events and Marketing team – ASSEMBLE!

Blog by Caroline Craig, Events and Marketing Officer here at RoS With several event successes under our belt – including a scorching charity golf tournament, a busy job fair and a week-long celebration of our 400th anniversary – it was time we came together to create a master plan. On 3 July the events and marketing team took some time away from mission control and … Continue reading Events and Marketing team – ASSEMBLE!

My week at Registers of Scotland

My name is Jamie Booth, and I have spent the last week in Registers of Scotland completing my work experience. I am a fourth-year student at George Heriot’s School, having just sat my National 5 (what would have previously been known as Standard Grade) exams. Throughout our years at school, Heriots make us embark on two separate weeks of work experience – this being my … Continue reading My week at Registers of Scotland

RoS mapping – how can we make it better?

Blog by Chris McDermott, Agile Coach here at RoS The challenge On 9 May an ad was posted on our intranet asking for volunteers who had “fresh ideas, willing to offer feedback, make suggestions and challenge current practices” that would like to be part of a new mapping group that would be tasked with taking forward the ‘capture once’ principle. Capture once, as a principle, … Continue reading RoS mapping – how can we make it better?

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Message from the Keeper – May 2017

May has been a busy and exciting month for all of us at Registers of Scotland, with everything from new services, conference visits and awards dominating the headlines. Business developments This month, we published the results and analysis of the responses to the recent public consultation on our digital future. The consultation ran from November 2016 to February 2017 and set out our digital objectives, … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – May 2017

Teeing off for charity! Q&A with Paris Steele

Blog post by Julie Grant, communications officer at RoS. In the lead up to our 400th anniversary charity golf tournament on the 25 May, we catch up with Edward Danks, a partner at Paris Steele W.S. solicitors who has a team competing on the day. A big thanks to Edward for taking time out of his working day to talk golf! Q: The tournament is … Continue reading Teeing off for charity! Q&A with Paris Steele