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International Tenants Day winner!

Posted on Monday 5th of December 2016

At SafeDeposits Scotland we know a good relationship between a landlord or letting agency and a tenant is key to a happy tenancy and a win-win for both parties. That's why, to celebrate International Tenants Day, we launched a competition to highlight the positive relationships between people in the private rented sector – and from the hundreds of entries we received we're delighted to hear how many happy people there are in the sector! We asked landlords and letting agents...Read More

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Our Chief Executive is sleeping rough for Social Bite

Posted on Wednesday 23rd of November 2016

Along with 100 other Scottish business leaders, our Chief Executive, Jennifer Paice, is taking part in Social Bite's CEO Sleep Out: Anyone who knows me knows how much I hate the cold, so sleeping out in Charlotte Square next month with only a sleeping bag to keep me warm is going to be a huge challenge! We will be braving a cold Scottish winter's night on December 15th to raise funds for Scotland's most vulnerable people and Social Bite's work in helping them find...Read More

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Five Common Pet Mistakes

Posted on Monday 31st of October 2016

In this edition of our 'Five Common… Mistakes' blog series, we're talking about common mistakes landlords, letting agents and tenants make when submitting evidence about a pet living in the property: 1. Missing pet clause If a landlord or letting agent doesn't allow pets in their property, this should be specified in the tenancy agreement. However, if pets are allowed, this should be reflected within the tenancy agreement with a 'pet clause'. The Dogs...Read More

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Contact centre team leader wanted

Posted on Monday 24th of October 2016

We're currently growing our team in Glasgow. If you're an experienced and passionate team leader, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! Role: Contact centre team leader/supervisor Location: Glasgow city centre Salary: £21,500 per annum Employment type: Permanent Hours per week: 35 As a contract centre team leader/supervisor you will: Coach, develop, motivate and lead the team of contact centre advisors to enable the business to achieve its aims...Read More

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Achieve your qualification, protect your role and your clients into 2018 and beyond

Posted on Monday 10th of October 2016

All letting agents managing property in Scotland need to be aware of the Letting Agent Code of Practice being introduced by the Scottish Government in January 2018. It sounds a long way off but the Code will require agents to make changes and train staff and that means preparation needs to start in offices across Scotland straight away. Firstly, familiarise yourself with the requirements of the Code. The Scottish Government want to ensure the Private Rented Sector in Scotland is...Read More

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Win together on International Tenants Day

Posted on Monday 3rd of October 2016

A good relationship between a landlord or agent and tenant is key to a happy tenancy and a win win for both parties. On the first Monday of October every year, International Tenants Day is celebrated around the world. To mark the occasion, SafeDeposits would like to give you the opportunity to nominate your tenant for the chance to win £50 in Marks & Spencer vouchers. To say thank you for taking part, if they win, you'll win £50 in Marks & Spencer vouchers too! So, if you...Read More