Recently, Jennifer — the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland — spent a morning with the First Registration team to learn about ‘plans settling’. But what exactly is plans settling, and what does a ‘plans settler’ do? One of our registration team has lifted the lid for us on what their role involves and how they’re using digital technology to map Scotland’s land ownership. What … Continue reading What is a plans settler… And how do we map Scotland’s land ownership?
On 31 May, a group of young people from across RoS were given the opportunity to attend TEDxYouth@Glasgow, as part of the Year of Young People 2018. Throughout the day the team listened to 9 speakers who told their own personal stories, each one different. Alongside the speakers there was a room full of exhibition stands following the themes that would be discussed. Read below … Continue reading What our young people learnt from Glasgow’s first TEDxYouth event
Following on from the landmark anniversary of the General Register of Sasines in 2017 — celebrating 400 years of land registration in Scotland — we want to continue sharing what makes our organisation unique. To highlight our talented teams, business transformation and the digital services we’re developing for people of Scotland, we’re launching a new digital campaign: #RegistersAtoZ. Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing … Continue reading #RegistersAtoZ: Who we are, from Archives to Zetland!
Blog post by Isla Cameron, Corporate Communications Assistant here at RoS For this Year of Young People we asked around the business for people aged 26 and under to contribute in the activities and blog stories that will take place throughout the year. We are working to build the next generation of RoS staff, as we’ve already been doing with our successful MA programme for the … Continue reading Year of Young People: Blazej Wielk
Blog post by Roman Smith, Corporate Communications Assistant here at RoS This year is the year of young people (YOYP for short). To mark this themed year, we’ve teamed up with the young people in our business under the age of 26 to share their stories, and celebrate their success. We interviewed Ashleigh Elvin from the programme office to find out a bit more about her … Continue reading Year of Young People: Ashleigh Elvin
It’s a great pleasure to write my first monthly message as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland. April has been a busy and exciting month for me, learning more about the organisation, our customers and our digital transformation. In my first blog, I’ll look back at the highlights of my first month as Keeper, and also give a hint of what’s ahead both for me … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: April 2018