Following her attendance at the Edinburgh Processions this weekend – celebrating one hundred years of votes for women – Jennifer Henderson, the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, reflects on her personal experiences promoting inclusion in the workplace. This blog is part of our #RegistersAtoZ series which you can follow on social media. Never once in my childhood was there any suggestion that I couldn’t … Continue reading E is for Equality: The Keeper on how organisations like ours can inspire inclusion
On 31 May, a group of young people from across RoS were given the opportunity to attend TEDxYouth@Glasgow, as part of the Year of Young People 2018. Throughout the day the team listened to 9 speakers who told their own personal stories, each one different. Alongside the speakers there was a room full of exhibition stands following the themes that would be discussed. Read below … Continue reading What our young people learnt from Glasgow’s first TEDxYouth event
My second month as Keeper has been another eventful one, as I’ve continued to work closely with colleagues, customers and stakeholders to support ongoing work, progress with our digital transformation and plan what’s next for RoS. Putting a face to the Keeper As I mentioned in my last blog, May was all about getting out and meeting people, so that the Keeper of the Registers … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: May 2018
In this new blog series, we’ll be looking at some of the new features we’re introducing to ScotLIS, designed to meet our users’ ongoing business needs and make it an intuitive and effective service. We’re also using the improved mapping functionality of ScotLIS to support changes in the way our users interact with RoS spatial data– read on to find out more. Download title information … Continue reading ScotLIS tips #1: Map updates, downloading title information and more
To celebrate World Environment Day, we met Emma Roy, who joined us in May as our new Sustainability and Climate Change Manager. We caught up with Emma to find out more about her and what she hopes to bring to Registers of Scotland. Tell us a bit about your background. I’ve always been interested in the environment and I’ve been very lucky to spend the … Continue reading Meet our new Sustainability Manager
Following on from the landmark anniversary of the General Register of Sasines in 2017 — celebrating 400 years of land registration in Scotland — we want to continue sharing what makes our organisation unique. To highlight our talented teams, business transformation and the digital services we’re developing for people of Scotland, we’re launching a new digital campaign: #RegistersAtoZ. Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing … Continue reading #RegistersAtoZ: Who we are, from Archives to Zetland!