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User stories | The Knowledge Base by Rebecca MacLeod, Anderson Strathern

Our latest user story blog post is by Rebecca MacLeod, Solicitor at Anderson Strathern. In this blog, Rebecca talks about the functions and guidance within our Knowledge Base.  The Knowledge Base went live in mid-2017. In the beginning, the cupboard was rather bare; now it is replete and well worth repeated visits. I have been looking through it recently, partly with a number of general questions in mind. They … Continue reading User stories | The Knowledge Base by Rebecca MacLeod, Anderson Strathern

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Our updated land registration application form goes live

From 21 March, our new land registration application form (LRAF) will come into effect. As discussed in our previous blog post, the enhanced LRAF will streamline the application form and improve flexibility, helping to reduce the likelihood of rejections and improve the user experience. With the live date upon us, here we’ll cover again what’s changing, as well as highlighting the usability improvements we’ve made. … Continue reading Our updated land registration application form goes live

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Message from the keeper – August 2017

The August sunshine (or lack thereof!) has been the backdrop to an exciting month for Registers of Scotland. Why the anticipation? We took a major step in our digital transformation this month as our upcoming ScotLIS service entered private beta. ScotLIS is our new, innovative, map-based land information service that will enable both professionals and the public to access a wider range of property information. … Continue reading Message from the keeper – August 2017

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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

Why voluntary land registration makes sense for commercial property owners

Russell Wilson, lead voluntary registration advisor for the commercial sector, gives us an insight into why increasing numbers of commercial property owners are choosing to move their titles to the Land Register of Scotland. With the land register due to replace the 400-year-old General Register of Sasines by 2024, owners of land and property across all sectors have the opportunity to move their property titles … Continue reading Why voluntary land registration makes sense for commercial property owners

Introducing our digital products and services

Blog post by Scott McLear, senior digital manager at RoS.

Digital is changing everything, from how we work to how we consume services. Technology is advancing every day, and the way we live our lives is overwhelmingly influenced by the internet. Digital is also significantly better for the environment, saving tonnes of paper every year.

That’s why at Registers of Scotland we have been undergoing digital transformation, moving us from a paper-based organisation to one that always does everything digitally as the first option.

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