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Comment on Landlords ordered to pay out over non-compliance

Landlords ordered to pay out over non-compliance

Posted on Friday 20th of September 2013

The first rulings under the Tenancy Deposit Schemes (Scotland) Regulations 2011 were issued this month - emphasising the importance of landlords and letting agents complying with the Regulations in order to save time, money and their reputation in the long run. In Fraser and Pease v Meehan, the landlord had failed to transfer the tenants' deposit to a tenancy deposit scheme or issue the Prescribed Information required under Article 42 of the Regulations. The Sheriff found that a...Read More

Comment on Adjudication digest - October 2013

Adjudication digest - October 2013

Posted on Tuesday 22nd of October 2013

The adjudication digest takes a recent decision by a SafeDeposits adjudicator and sets out the reasons behind it. We hope that you will find these digests informative in understanding how we reach our adjudication decisions. This blog post is for guidance only – it is not intended to guarantee when an award will be made. Each dispute is different and the actual award made will be based on our interpretation of the specific evidence presented to us.

The tenant didn't object at...Read More

Comment on We now hold 60% of the market

We now hold 60% of the market

Posted on Monday 24th of November 2014

We are excited to learn that SafeDeposits now holds 60% of all deposits safely protected by tenancy deposit schemes in Scotland, as revealed by the latest figures released by the Scottish Government. We are delighted to be the leading tenancy deposit scheme in Scotland, to be the only scheme headquartered in Scotland, and to be the only scheme which is not for profit. We want to take this opportunity to thank our landlords and letting agents for choosing SafeDeposits to protect their...Read More