Message from the Keeper: December 2017

2017 has been a remarkable year for Registers of Scotland. We’ve delivered new products and services, celebrated major milestones, and continued to provide a proficient and professional land registration service for the people of Scotland. Here are just a few of the highlights. Celebrating 400 years One of the defining themes of the year has been commemorating the history of land registration in Scotland. In … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: December 2017

DDS Q&A: Lynne Stewart @ RBS

Blog by Kevin Stewart, Digital Uptake for DDS. To get an inside view on our online registration services, I spoke with Lynne Stewart at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) about our Digital Discharge Service (DDS), and how lenders like RBS use the service to improve efficiency and work with both solicitors and RoS. What have been your impressions of DDS so far? DDS has been … Continue reading DDS Q&A: Lynne Stewart @ RBS

Product updates: Digital Discharge Service

Since launching earlier this year, the Digital Discharge Service (DDS) has been positively received by all those involved in the standard security discharge process. As part of our commitment to deliver new digital services that meet the needs of our customers, we’ve been listening to user feedback on DDS, and this week published an updated release of the service. Improved usability and flexibility This release … Continue reading Product updates: Digital Discharge Service

DDS welcomes Nationwide Building Society

Blog post by Kevin Stewart, RoS Since its launch earlier this year, our Digital Discharge Service (DDS) has been enthusiastically received by solicitors and lenders alike. DDS increases efficiency and security in the mortgage security discharge process by replacing the existing paper-based system with one that is entirely digital. On the 30th of October, we will welcome another important firm to DDS as Nationwide Building … Continue reading DDS welcomes Nationwide Building Society

Going digital: Working with the experts

Blog post by Andrew Gilchrist, communications officer at the Registers of Scotland. It was National Coding Week recently, which is part of a global initiative that encourages people to learn digital skills and engage with the coding community. Coding is a massive part of our digital transformation, as we develop new products and services like the Digital Discharge Service (DDS) and ScotLIS. Below, you’ll find a … Continue reading Going digital: Working with the experts

DDS: Reducing rejections and adding new features

Blog post by Andrew Gilchrist, communications officer here at RoS. Since its full launch in May, our Digital Discharge Service (DDS) has continued to prove popular with solicitors and lenders alike. Here we’ll showcase how DDS helps reduce rejected applications, and also highlight some of the new features we’ve introduced since launch. Reducing rejections Compared with the paper discharge process, DDS considerably reduces the likelihood … Continue reading DDS: Reducing rejections and adding new features

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Message from the Keeper – July 2017

For Registers of Scotland, July has been a month marked by collaboration, integration and sharing experiences of digital transformation. One of the highlights has been our meeting with Landgate, the land registration organisation for Western Australia. Though they may be on the other side of the world, Landgate share our commitment to putting innovation and digital transformation at the heart of everything we do. In … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – July 2017