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Prompt money transfer is a key part of the dispute process

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Around 1% of the deposits registered with TDS Insured end in dispute. 

Posted by TDS on 20 June 2016

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Banning Orders; the impact on tenancy deposit schemes

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The Housing and Planning Act 2016 introduces the possibility of local authorities obtaining a banning order against a landlord or agent convicted of a banning offence in England. The Secretary of State is required to issue regulations which set out the details of a “banning order offence” and these are still to be developed.   Tenancy...

Posted by Steve Harriott on 16 June 2016

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A must read for landlords: Tenant Tax Summit

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In this guest blog *Vanessa Warwick*, Landlord and Co-Founder of PropertyTribes.com[http://propertytribes.com] tells us about the Tenant Tax Summit.

Posted by Vanessa Warwick, Landlord & Co-Founder PropertyTribes.com on 15 June 2016

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Agent Member visit to TDS HQ

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Kristjan Byfield of base property specialists visited TDS HQ last week to find out more about how we deal with deposit disputes. He is a TDS member and we last met him at the ESTAs awards where his agency picked up a fistful of ESTAs and we also won an ESTA for best deposit...

Posted by TDS on 13 June 2016

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New powers for local councils to obtain tenancy deposit data

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The Housing and Planning Act which received Royal Asset last month gives new powers to local housing authorities to access data held by the tenancy deposit schemes in England.

Posted by Steve Harriott on 8 June 2016

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ARLA Exhibition and Conference 2016

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On Tuesday 12 April we attended the *ARLA Conference and Exhibition* - launching our new custodial tenancy deposit scheme *TDS Custodial* and talking to existing and potential customers about our *TDS Insured* scheme.

Posted by Helen Lawrence on 15 April 2016

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What happens to the tenancy agreement if you transfer to a limited company?

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Changes to how buy-to-let income is taxed is prompting some landlords to incorporate their property businesses.

Posted by Ben Gosling on 29 February 2016

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Government defines what a rogue landlord is

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The Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Greaves, has received a response to his written parliamentary question asking what the Government’s technical or legal definition of a "rogue landlord" is.

Posted by on 24 February 2016

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Chips in the bath - repair or replace?

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In this month’s issue of the Adjudication Digest, we look at a claim for a replacement bath. This dispute was initiated by the landlord.

Posted by on 19 February 2016

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Earl Cathcart proposes changes to the Housing and Planning Bill

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At the House of Lords Committee on Tuesday 1 March, The Right Honourable Charles, Earl Cathcart will be proposing an amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill to address the issue that landlords and tenants can face when reclaiming a deposit held by a custodial tenancy deposit scheme[https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/custodial] where the other party is not contactable.

Posted by on 11 February 2016

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