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Do you need to act on the Deregulation Act? Check the TDS infographic

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The Deregulation Act came into force on 26 March 2015 to clarify tenancy deposit protection requirements.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 8 April 2015

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"Leaving early? Just sign here....."

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* The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision.  The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.  The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed and this is...

Posted by on 9 March 2015

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Deregulation Bill Update: PropertyTribes interviews Steve Harriott

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The Deregulation Bill is expected to come into law within the coming weeks, updating and clarifying deposit protection law following the Superstrike v Rodrigues and Charalambous v Ng legal rulings.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 12 February 2015

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Disputes over mould are growing...

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* Extreme weather conditions in recent years have caused all sorts of problems in rental homes, mould and condensation being the worst culprits.* They can damage the property and tenants' possessions, cause health problems and contentious disagreements, especially when landlords take money from tenancy deposits. TDS adjudicates in disputes over deposits and mould is a growing reason...

Posted by on 5 January 2015

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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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The Accidental Landlord's Handbook - what to know if you're renting out your home

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Not every landlord makes a business decision to invest in rental property. For some individuals, known as ‘accidental landlords’, it can be due to circumstances beyond their control.

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 30 September 2014

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TDS shortlisted for Supplier of the Year

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*We are delighted to announce that TDS has been shortlisted for Supplier of the Year (Services) at The Negotiator Awards 2014.* 

Posted by Ben Beadle, TDS Director of Customer Relations on 26 September 2014

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Student tenant tips: Is your deposit protected?

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*The new term is approaching and the nation’s students are getting ready for the big move! *Over the next few weeks we will be blogging advice for student tenants on one of the most controversial parts of renting from a private landlord – your tenancy deposit. All being well you should get your deposit money...

Posted by Chris Kendall on 12 September 2014

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Superstrike returns

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Steve Harriott, CEO We said that there was a danger that judges might start to interpret the Superstrike Judgment in relation to statutory periodic tenancies to imply that Prescribed Information needed to be re-issued when a statutory period tenancy was created.  Well it has happened.

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 13 May 2014

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TDS safe from Heartbleed

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*We would like to confirm to users of our website that TDS is secure from the Heartbleed bug.*

Posted by Chris Kendall on 15 April 2014

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