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Response to Capita announcement

Responding to the news that Capita TDP is withdrawing from tenancy deposit protection in England and Wales, TDS Chief Executive Steve Harriott said “It is clearly a surprise that only six months into a new contract, one of the entrants has chosen to withdraw at such an early stage. What is important though is that...

Posted by Steve Harriott on 24 September 2013

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£775 fine for an incorrect postcode!

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As I wrote in my last article, we are beginning to see deposit protection cases enter the Scottish Courts. Ross Fraser & Alison Pease v Andrew Meehan, made it clear that Sheriffs are willing to hand down the maximum penalty of three times the deposit for deliberate breaches of The Tenancy Deposit Schemes (Scotland) Regulations...

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 10 September 2013

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Maximum penalty for Scottish landlord

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Steve Harriott, TDS Just 14 months on from the launch of tenancy deposit protection in Scotland the Courts have started to get their first cases for failure to comply with the legislation. The most recent case saw a landlord receive the full penalty for failing to protect a deposit; I have also written about another...

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 10 September 2013

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