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#AskTDS: "What makes TDS different?"

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All tenancy deposits taken by landlords (or by a landlord’s agent) on or after 6 April 2007, must be protected by  a government-approved scheme. When TDS (Tenancy Deposit Scheme) launched in 2003, tenancy deposit protection (TDP) was initially a voluntary option but became mandatory in 2007. Since then, TDS has consistently developed its offering and refined...

Posted by Patrick Kidney on 6 August 2018

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#AskTDS: My Dad manages my property for me, is he an agent?

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*This week, Kelly Wallace, Senior Business Development Executive at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers a landlord’s question: “My dad manages my property for me, is he an agent?”*

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 6 July 2018

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#AskTDS: "How can changes to the parties of a tenancy affect the deposit?"

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  #AskTDS: “How can changes to the parties of a tenancy affect the deposit?”

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 29 June 2018

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AskTDS: "What is the difference between professional and domestic cleaning?"

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This week, John King, Director of Customer Services at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers a tenant’s question: "What is the difference between professional and domestic cleaning?"

Posted by John King on 15 June 2018

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#ExpertView: Landlord Legal Changes Coming in 2018 – Banning Orders - what they are and how they wor

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In this week’s instalment of #ExpertView, Tessa Shepperson of LandlordLaw continues her legal series, focusing on banning orders.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 12 June 2018

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#AskTDS: “What happens if I don’t protect my tenant’s deposit?”

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  #AskTDS: “What happens if I don’t protect my tenant’s deposit?” Tags: TDS, Tenancy, Deposit, Scheme, legislation, protection, deposit, legal, landlord, tenant, custodial, insured, prescribed information, Debbie Davies This week, Debbie Davies, Assistant Director of Business Development at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers landlord’s question; “What happens if I don’t protect my tenant’s deposit?” [insert graphic] With new regulations regularly introduced...

Posted by Debbie Davies on 8 June 2018

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August - a good time to reflect and prepare

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I don’t know about you but for me I often feel like the year starts in September.  It is the start of the academic year, children are going back to school, and it’s a good time to start new initiatives.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 19 August 2016

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What is illegal eviction and how do I avoid it?

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The law protects tenants from illegal eviction. Make sure you know how and when you can evict a tenant lawfully.

Posted by Ben Gosling at Commercial Trust on 10 May 2016

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Court of Appeal decision on tenancy deposit protection

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* The Court of Appeal has set a new legal precedent for protection of deposits taken before 6 April 2007.*

Posted by Steve Harriott, Chief Executive on 29 December 2014

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