Blog post by Andrew Gilchrist, communications officer at the Registers of Scotland. This week is Climate Change Week, an initiative led by the Scottish Government to raise awareness and inspire action on climate change. 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 … Continue reading 5 ways we’re supporting #ScotClimateWeek
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 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
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?
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
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
Spring is in the air, and at RoS we’ve had a spring in our step this month with some fantastic news and business developments across the organisation. Meeting with customers and the public It’s been a month of particularly strong public engagement for RoS, with several of my colleagues giving lectures and presentations to both public and private events. Janet Egdell, our operations director, spoke … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – April 2017