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Message from the Keeper: November 2018

It’s been a real highlight getting to meet a wide range of stakeholders over the past few months, and November provided a number of opportunities to continue this. But first, I’d like to share some important business news, as 30 November marked the official retirement of Registers Direct, our legacy land information service. Many of you have been working closely with our customer relationship managers … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: November 2018

group of image of the Keeper with seven fellow attendees at the ROTC in Australia

Registrars of Title Conference 2018

Earlier in the month Keith Taylor (who leads our Buying and Selling team) and I travelled to Australia to attend the 3 day combined Registrars of Title Conference and the Land Registration Development Officers conference. Upon landing in Canberra we were asked by the immigration officer why we were travelling to Australia? We explained, and he asked if it was going to be an interesting … Continue reading Registrars of Title Conference 2018

Message from the Keeper: October 2018

Customer engagement is a key part of my job as Keeper, and this was well in evidence during October, as I met with stakeholders through more events held as part of our Ayr to Zetland autumn campaign. Over the course of the next couple months I’ll be visiting locations across Scotland, and in the past weeks I’ve followed my first trips to Orkney and Shetland … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: October 2018

DDS goes international: Working with Hong Kong Land Registry

Since launching our digital transformation, RoS has increasingly worked closely with other land registration organisations across the world. A particular highlight was in October 2017, when we hosted the Registrars of Title Conference (ROTC), which brought professionals from 22 countries to Scotland, to share industry ideas and experiences. The connections forged during the event have continued to grow since October, and earlier this month, members … Continue reading DDS goes international: Working with Hong Kong Land Registry

International Women’s Day: How RoS connects to the world

Friday 8 March marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere. This year’s theme is #PressForProgress, something that we feel passionate about at Registers of Scotland. Embracing progress is part of what we do, whether it’s going through a digital transformation, encouraging diversity amongst our workforce or implementing smart working across our offices. Back in … Continue reading International Women’s Day: How RoS connects to the world

Can’t beat a beta day!

ScotLIS testing in the Scottish Highlands As the private beta phase of Scotland’s brand new land information service finishes and the development moves into its next stage, the team travelled to the Highlands, to Inverness, to do some ‘beta’ research. Following on from the alpha day workshop which took place in August while the product was in the alpha phase of development, the trip to … Continue reading Can’t beat a beta day!