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Latest statement from TDS on recent court ruling

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This week we have received many queries from our members regarding the recent Superstrike v Rodrigues Court of Appeal case.

Posted by Ben Beadle, Head of Member Relations on 21 June 2013

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Court of Appeal - Superstrike Ltd v Rodrigues

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*A joint statement from the Tenancy  Deposit Scheme, MyDeposits and The Deposit Protection Service *

Posted by Ben Beadle on 17 June 2013

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Deposit protection up along with deposit values

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Steve Harriott Data just released by the Government shows the continuing success of tenancy deposit protection in England and Wales with the three approved schemes showing an increase in deposits protected to a total of 2,659,301 at 31 March 2013: an increase of 284,916 from a year earlier.  This seems to reflect both the continuing...

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 20 May 2013

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It's all in the small print...

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MIke Morgan Every month, we take an example of a recent dispute and explain the reasons behind our adjudicator's decision, some on common disputes and others a little more unusual. In this month’s case study, we are looking at the pitfalls that can catch agents out with claims for check out fees.

Posted by Mike Morgan, TDS Head of Adjudication on 20 May 2013

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Why TDS supports SAFEagent awareness week

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*The Tenancy Deposit Scheme is a proud supporter of the SAFEagent scheme. www.safeagents.co.uk *

Posted by Chris Kendall on 15 May 2013

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Now you see me, now you don't...

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*Each month we publish an Adjudication Digest with an example of a recent adjudicator's decision and the reasons behind it. A library of adjudication digests can be found here on our website. *

Posted by Mike Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 30 April 2013

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Rent in advance not a deposit: Court of Appeal

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*The Court of Appeal in their latest judgement has confirmed that rent paid in advance is not a deposit. *

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 24 April 2013

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Greater industry regulation draws closer in Wales

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In an earlier blog in May 2012 ('The foundations are laid for regulation of the PRS in Wales') I outlined plans for the reform of housing law in Wales. A Housing Bill 2013 is currently being drafted, which, among other things, will introduce a compulsory licensing scheme for all private rented sector landlords and letting/management agents in Wales...

Posted by Martin Partington, TDS Chair, former Law Commissioner for England and Wales on 18 April 2013

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Down in the weeds…..

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The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision. This month we take a look at a dispute about gardening.

Posted by Michael Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 9 April 2013

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