National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future



The National Records of Scotland is reviewing and revising our record keeping documentation and advice in the light of COVID-19. We will add documentation here as it becomes available.

Impact of COVID19 on Recordkeeping in Scotland In April 2020 NRS conducted a survey on the impact of COVID19 on the public sector recordkeeping community in Scotland. This report provides and overview of the initial impact of the COVID disruption on the sector and the potential implications for the future.

Impact of COVID-19 on Record keeping in Scotland (334 KB PDF)

Impact of COVID19 on the Recordkeeping Sector in Scotland - Statistical Presentation (524 KB PDF)