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

How we’re developing our site through content design

Over the past few months we have been building, testing and developing our corporate website. We will soon be going live with our public beta, and before then we will be telling stakeholders through our blog how we have developed the site with the user at heart. Content-led redesign process Understanding how our users used our website informed every element of the redesign process, from the … Continue reading How we’re developing our site through content design

Major milestone as new Keeper signs royal commissions

In her new role as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, Jennifer Henderson now acts as the official face of RoS. This involves a number of responsibilities, and as discussed in our recent blog, several are related to our Chancery and Judicial Registers (CAJR). Jennifer makes her mark This week, Jennifer completed a major step in officially taking on the roles and responsibilities of the … Continue reading Major milestone as new Keeper signs royal commissions

Five things you might not know about the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland

1 April 2018, was the official first day for the new Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, Jennifer Henderson. She succeeds Sheenagh Adams, who held the post since 2009. To mark the occasion, we’ve looked closer at the role of the Keeper, and picked out five things you might not know about this important position. Why are they called a ‘keeper’ anyway? It’s actually a … Continue reading Five things you might not know about the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland

How I became an operations director

To tie in with International Women’s Day, we wanted to shine a spotlight on some of the women here at Registers who, through their roles, are making our business transformation happen! In this article we speak to Janet Egdell, Operations Director and Accountable Officer here at RoS.  International Women’s Day, and the events organised around that date, present a fantastic opportunity each year to celebrate … Continue reading How I became an operations director

Landlord Register: One year on

Our digital application for Scotland’s Register of Landlords has now been live for a year! This was the first Register built in collaboration with Scottish Government (SG) as part of the New Registers project. It has been a challenge capturing all 32 Local Authorities (LA) specific requirements yet hugely rewarding building a shared understanding and encouraging discussions amongst Local Authorities and Scottish Government. Collaboration In … Continue reading Landlord Register: One year on