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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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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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Relaxing the rules at TDS

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Members of TDS will be aware that as of 1st April, the rules for how TDS operates have changed.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 2 April 2013

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Renewing deposit protection and issuing Prescribed Information

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A few questions have been raised on the Property 118 forum concerning how deposit protection comes to an end. Some comments on the site have caused some TDS members to become unnecessarily concerned that deposits may become unprotected without them knowing - we seek to clarify some of those comments.

Posted by Ben Beadle on 21 December 2012

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TDS Academy - Interview with Property Tribes

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This week we held the last TDS Academy of 2012 and we were delighted to be joined by Vanessa Warwick and Nick Tadd from Property Tribes. Mike Morgan, Head of Adjudication, gave Vanessa a few pieces of key advice which landlords should keep in mind from the start of the tenancy to avoid problems at the end....

Posted by Chris Kendall on 14 December 2012

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Landlord and Lettings Awards 2012 - And the winner is….

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Landlord and Lettings Award Logo Today and tomorrow we are exhibiting at the Landlord and Lettings Show in Coventry. We attend a lot of events but today is extra special, as we are delighted to be nominated as a finalist in the Landlord and Lettings Show Customer Service Award! We’ve got stiff competition, including the...

Posted by Ben Beadle, Head of Member Relations on 28 November 2012

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