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

Message from the Keeper: January 2018

It’s been an energetic start to 2018 at RoS, with product updates and the announcement of our 19th register. ScotLIS was one of the main stories of 2017 for RoS, and we’ve continued to develop the service since launch, with two new features added this month. ScotLIS business users can now access the Register of Inhibitions (ROI), one of the significant judiciary registers in our … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: January 2018

Message from the keeper – August 2017

The August sunshine (or lack thereof!) has been the backdrop to an exciting month for Registers of Scotland. Why the anticipation? We took a major step in our digital transformation this month as our upcoming ScotLIS service entered private beta. ScotLIS is our new, innovative, map-based land information service that will enable both professionals and the public to access a wider range of property information. … Continue reading Message from the keeper – August 2017

Message from the Keeper – July 2017

For Registers of Scotland, July has been a month marked by collaboration, integration and sharing experiences of digital transformation. One of the highlights has been our meeting with Landgate, the land registration organisation for Western Australia. Though they may be on the other side of the world, Landgate share our commitment to putting innovation and digital transformation at the heart of everything we do. In … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – July 2017

Message from the Keeper – April 2017

Spring is in the air, and at RoS we’ve had a spring in our step this month with some fantastic news and business developments across the organisation. Meeting with customers and the public It’s been a month of particularly strong public engagement for RoS, with several of my colleagues giving lectures and presentations to both public and private events. Janet Egdell, our operations director, spoke … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – April 2017

Hello heritage! The Registers of Scotland in Six

Blog by Laura Brown, Social Media Manager at RoS. To celebrate heritage in Scotland, we’ve decided to showcase some of the Registers of Scotland’s (RoS) best bits. From the world’s oldest national land register to the first ever purpose-built record repository, there’s a lot you don’t know about this organisation! Or maybe you already do, in which case we salute your historical genius… So to … Continue reading Hello heritage! The Registers of Scotland in Six