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Celebrating 10 years of deposit protection

Steve Harriott, CEO of Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), recently wrote an article to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Deposit Protection. TDS was established in 2003 as a voluntary scheme for deposit protection and over the years has seen many changes, not least the introduction of mandatory deposit protection in 2007.

Posted by Steve Harriott on 28 April 2017

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Ask TDS: Do private landlords hold your deposit in a deposit scheme?

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Do private landlords hold your deposit...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 28 April 2017

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Career Progression at TDS

We have many different ways in which the colleagues at TDS are able to better themselves and their careers. We have a dedicated yearly training budget that our colleagues have control over and can allocate this to training that they feel may be beneficial to them. This can be anything from learning technical skills needed...

Posted by Jamie Banner on 25 April 2017

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Ask TDS: How does deposit protection work if I am claiming more than the tenant’s deposit?

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “How does deposit protection work if...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 20 April 2017

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Tessa's Tenancy Tips: Choosing your tenant

It is generally agreed that probably THE most important thing to get right when renting the property to tenants is the choice of tenant.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 18 April 2017

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Ask TDS: How are tenant claims handled?

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “How are tenant deductions charged?”

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 13 April 2017

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Upcoming training event with TDS

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme is dedicated to improving the standards of renting in the private sector. As part of our efforts to do so, we launched the TDS Academy back in 2012. A variety of course options are available, and the courses are offered across the country so as to reduce travel costs to...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 11 April 2017

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TDS at the 2017 ARLA Conference

This year’s ARLA conference was held at the EXCEL centre in London and was attended by over 1000 delegates. In between seminars the floor was packed with letting agents, landlords and solicitors – our stand remained busy throughout the day and we were pleased to meet new people, be able to put names to faces...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 4 April 2017

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