2017 has been a remarkable year for Registers of Scotland. We’ve delivered new products and services, celebrated major milestones, and continued to provide a proficient and professional land registration service for the people of Scotland. Here are just a few of the highlights. Celebrating 400 years One of the defining themes of the year has been commemorating the history of land registration in Scotland. In … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: December 2017
Blog post by Andrew Gilchrist, communications officer at the Registers of Scotland. At Registers of Scotland we understand the importance of environmental responsibility in everything we do – here’s five recent developments that show how we’re working to reduce our carbon footprint and encourage everyone to think green. St Vincent Plaza The move of our Glasgow office to St Vincent Plaza has been a catalyst … Continue reading 5 ways we’re reducing our carbon footprint
The ScotLIS team recently hosted the organisation’s first ever alpha day. What is an alpha day I hear you ask? Read on to find out more about both this and how ScotLIS is gearing up for the beta development stage before launch towards the end of 2017. First things first. ScotLIS stands for Scotland’s Land Information Service and is an online service currently in development … Continue reading RoS hosts first ever Alpha Day!
Blog post by Scott McLear, Senior Digital Manager at RoS Earth Hour is the world’s largest demonstration of support for action on climate change. Last year, millions of people around the world got involved and 2017 is no different. The Registers of Scotland are supporting this initiative by switching off the lights at our offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. How are we supporting Earth Hour? At our … Continue reading How we’re supporting WWF Earth Hour
Blog by Hayley Glynn, Beth Hutchison and Erin Quinn Our Modern Apprenticeship programme started in 2013 and since then we have recruited over 50 modern apprentices into the organisation. There are opportunities across various departments such as registration, our core business, finance, procurement, human resources and customer services. All our modern apprentices (MAs) started on fixed term contracts and to date we have been able to offer permanent … Continue reading Meet our modern apprentices!
2017 was an exciting year for the Registers of Scotland, what with the anniversary of the General Register of Sasines, the world’s oldest national land register. Not only that though, but we also moved from our existing Glasgow location at Hanover House into a new home at St Vincent Plaza (SVP). The move has been a big success so far – read on to find out all the latest information about our new working space and what it means for RoS as an organisation.