Major milestone as new Keeper signs royal commissions

In her new role as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, Jennifer Henderson now acts as the official face of RoS. This involves a number of responsibilities, and as discussed in our recent blog, several are related to our Chancery and Judicial Registers (CAJR). Jennifer makes her mark This week, Jennifer completed a major step in officially taking on the roles and responsibilities of the … Continue reading Major milestone as new Keeper signs royal commissions

Derek Oliver: From Port Seton to the Gold Coast!

It’s no secret who we’re supporting in this year’s Commonwealth Games! One of our own registration team members, Derek Oliver, is swapping Cockenzie for Australia’s Gold Coast this April as he joins the Scottish Lawn Bowls team. We caught up with him before he jetted off, finding out about his training schedule and journey to this year’s Games. What do you do in your day-to-day … Continue reading Derek Oliver: From Port Seton to the Gold Coast!

Northbridge, Edinburgh

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

A view across farmland and Hillwell to Fitful Head, south Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK.

Get a look inside our new Land Registration Application Form

As showcased in our blog post last month, we’re making several improvements to our land register application form. These changes are based on customer feedback and engagement, and are specifically designed to reduce rejections and increase efficiency in this important process. Here we’ll delve deeper into these amendments, examine exactly what’s changing, and what benefits these updates will bring. We’ll also share details of the … Continue reading Get a look inside our new Land Registration Application Form

Edinburgh

Message from the keeper – November 2017

After a busy October, November has been an exciting month of building on previous successes. As you may have seen on our social feeds, it was Innovation Month at RoS, and throughout the month we hosted internal events sharing stories from across RoS that focused on the theme of thinking differently and embracing the new. At first glance, this may seem to be an internal … Continue reading Message from the keeper – November 2017