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Time running out for using our old land registration application form

As you may already be aware, in March 2018 we introduced an enhanced and improved version of our land registration application form (LRAF). We’ve had positive feedback on this form, which has been designed with input from customers. Over the past three months, as discussed on our blog and social channels, we’ve been in the transition period for the new form, but the end of … Continue reading Time running out for using our old land registration application form

Our updated land registration application form: One month in and what’s next

It’s been just over a month since we officially implemented our enhanced land registration application form. We’re now in the three month transition period, and wanted to highlight some potential questions customers might have. What are the changes to the application form? For a full and detailed overview of the changes, see our earlier blog post. We’ve also updated the guidance on our Knowledge Base … Continue reading Our updated land registration application form: One month in and what’s next

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User viewpoint: land register application form change

As mentioned in our recent blog post, we’re introducing changes to our land register application form. These changes are designed to streamline the application process, increase efficiency and reduce rejections. We’ve worked closely with our customers throughout the development of these enhancements, to ensure that the changes reflect how they use the form and deliver real improvement. Here we spoke with Louise Duguid, Paralegal Manager … Continue reading User viewpoint: land register application form change

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ScotLIS user stories: Turcan Connell

Following last month’s blog, we’re continuing to meet with our ScotLIS users to understand how they use the service and what benefits it brings to them and their organisations. Here we speak with Rona Macdonald, an Associate at Turcan Connell and head of the firm’s Land Registration Unit, who shares the solicitor’s experience of ScotLIS. How do you and your colleagues use ScotLIS? We use … Continue reading ScotLIS user stories: Turcan Connell

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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: February 2018

This will be my penultimate monthly blog as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, and here I’ll share my usual updates across the business, as well as an introduction to our new keeper. Last month, the Registers of Scotland (Digital Registration, etc.) Regulations 2018 were signed by Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work. These new statutory regulations will form … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: February 2018