Catch up with RoS

Stay up to date with everything happening at Registers of Scotland (RoS) with our monthly update. This is a bumper edition covering the period from the end of March to the end of May. Key messages: Corporate Plan 2021-2026 Future of Conveyancing Conference – spaces now limited Register Land and Property – update New Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land Equalities mainstreaming … Continue reading Catch up with RoS

Why we are moving registration to the cloud

In 2019, Registers of Scotland (RoS) set out a transformative strategy outlining why cloud could support our corporate vision of becoming a ‘digital registration and information business, trusted for its integrity’. In this blog – which is the first in a short series about our cloud journey – our Head of IT Service Paul Christie sets out why we decided to move to the cloud … Continue reading Why we are moving registration to the cloud

Scotland’s housing market in 2020

Blog post by Rachael Fairley, statistician in the land and property data team here at Registers of Scotland (RoS). RoS is one of the leading sources of land and property data and statistics in Scotland. We deliver data reports to over 70 regular customers and publish official statistics on house prices on our website. We have a range of users, from industry experts, to public … Continue reading Scotland’s housing market in 2020

Getting to know our graduated apprentices

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship week last week, we reached out to our recently graduated Modern Apprentices. We found out how they use their newly learned skills in their day to day roles, how they overcame the challenges of Covid-19 and if they would recommend an apprenticeship to those who are looking to develop. How do you use your skills within your role? Zoe Black … Continue reading Getting to know our graduated apprentices

Changes to fees

Blog post by Kenny Crawford Business Development Director at RoS. On 1 April 2021 fees for registration, searches and rejections will change. This will be the first major amendment to our statutory fees since 2011. Applications received after midnight on the 30 March will be charged at the new rates. RoS fees contribute to the Scottish Government consolidated fund from which we receive our funding. … Continue reading Changes to fees

Searching our property registers

In the past year, we have seen an increase in the number of citizens contacting us about property ownership in Scotland. In this blog, our Property Information Team Leader Kate Fryer and Head of Customer Services Gill Martin look at our property registers and how you can access information from them.  Scotland’s property registers At Registers of Scotland, we maintain 20 public registers that provide … Continue reading Searching our property registers