Tackling the arrear

Although the vast majority of Registers of Scotland’s work is completed within our service standards, we have publicly recognised that this is not the case for all our work. We therefore have an arrear of cases which have fallen outside service standard. We think this is unacceptable. Prior to the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic we were making strong progress towards completing our more … Continue reading Tackling the arrear

Unlocking the Sasine – the discovery phase

Blog post by Fi McKie, Head of Land Register Completion Discovery The team and I who are working on ‘Unlocking the Sasine’ are right in the middle of what I would describe as the fuzzy front end of innovation or (more often known as) discovery. It’s fuzzy as it’s not always a comfortable space to be, right at the start trying to figure it all … Continue reading Unlocking the Sasine – the discovery phase

Unlocking the Sasine: part 1

Blog post by Alan Howie, Chief Data Officer at RoS. Welcome back and congratulations to all that managed through my last lengthy blog post, answering questions around our “Unlocking Sasines” investigation. Trust me – this one will be shorter but get that strong coffee ready just in case! So, this quick blog is all about our progress in the last month with the “part 1” … Continue reading Unlocking the Sasine: part 1

Unlocking the Sasine – your questions answered

Blog post by Alan Howie, Chief Data Officer at RoS. After Jennifer’s recent blog outlining our new approach to unlocking Sasines we received some very insightful questions. We have a series of blogs planned over the course of the next few months to delve deeper into the technical, and theoretical detail but thought it would be helpful to kick off the first one by answering … Continue reading Unlocking the Sasine – your questions answered

Lenders campaign update

Blog post by Jennifer Henderson, Keeper of the Registers of Scotland. Earlier this year I shared information about our registration arrear and measures we’ve put in place to help stabilise and eradicate it within the next 12 months. During this period in order to provide additional support to our customers for urgent cases, I introduced an expedite process and committed to not reject applications (unless … Continue reading Lenders campaign update

Land register completion: a collaborative journey

Blog post by Fiona Mckie, Head of Land Register Completion. In May 2014 ministers invited us to complete Scotland’s land register by 2024, including all public land by 2019. Such ambitious timescales have meant collaboration is key and since that announcement over 4 years ago work has been going on, behind the scenes, to ensure we do everything we can to achieve it. Completing the … Continue reading Land register completion: a collaborative journey