Message from the Keeper: June 2019

This month, I’ve been reflecting on the ideas of responsibility and risk. It was the theme of a presentation I gave this month at Civil Service Live (CSL), an annual series of conferences across the UK where government colleagues can meet to share ideas and experiences. I began my presentation with a simple question: Do you feel comfortable taking responsible risks at work to deliver … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: June 2019

RoS colleagues rise to the challenge for charity

Blog post by Fiona McKie, head of land register completion here at RoS Last weekend was one full of effort, determination, a bit of bravery and fundraising. My colleagues and I walked our socks off, ready steady baked and rose to new heights. Read on to find out about our experience of pushing ourselves to try new things and get out of our comfort zone … Continue reading RoS colleagues rise to the challenge for charity

How I became a policy manager

This International Women’s Day, we wanted to celebrate by speaking to women who work at Registers of Scotland who are in roles you wouldn’t necessarily associate with a land registry – from solicitors, to GIS analysts, to customer service professionals, our organisation has a wealth of talent and we want to tell you about it. Meet Kaira! ‘My name is Kaira Falconer…’ … and I … Continue reading How I became a policy manager

How we’re going greener in 2019

As a public body, we have a responsibility to operate in a way that’s sustainable and reduce our environmental impact wherever possible. A crucial part of this is engaging our people so that firstly, they’re aware of our environmental responsibilities and secondly, they can play an active role in helping us operate sustainably. This is where our ‘Go Greener’ activities come in! To build on … Continue reading How we’re going greener in 2019

Overseas Property Ownership Report Workshop

Blog post by Ailsa Robertson, Land & Property Data Team Manager  Following the publication of our latest Statistics Bulletin on overseas ownership of Scottish property (the Land and Property Titles by Country of Origin report), the Land & Property Data team held a workshop to help analysts and policy-makers interpret and understand what our report data can tell them, and discuss how it might help … Continue reading Overseas Property Ownership Report Workshop