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Essentials for your new student flat

Posted on Thursday 7th of September 2017

For everyone heading off to college or university this September, we've put together a list of the things you might need to survive the year. The most important thing to remember is you'll have limited space so focus on the essentials. Plus the less stuff you take the easier it'll be to move! You don't need to splash out on expensive stuff either - you'll find everything you need in places like IKEA, Argos and big supermarkets. Kitchen You might not need any cooking equipment if...Read More

Comment on Ask SafeDeposits: How do I use the evidence portal?

Ask SafeDeposits: How do I use the evidence portal?

Posted on Friday 1st of September 2017

If a landlord and tenant can't agree on how a deposit should be repaid, we offer an independent adjudication service to help. This means we'll ask the landlord and lead tenant for further information about the tenancy. An independent adjudicator will decide what repayment is fair based on that information. The landlord (or letting agent, if one is acting on the landlord's behalf) and lead tenant can provide information through our online evidence portal. We've shared a step-by-step guide...Read More

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Grab your broomstick, Primark's Harry Potter homeware range has arrived

Posted on Friday 1st of September 2017

While we might not be setting off from Platform 9¾ today (we assume our Hogwarts letter has been lost in the post again…), September 1st does mean a new term at a muggle college or university is just around the corner for students across Scotland. For every student who wishes they were moving into a Hogwarts dormitory instead of a new student flat, we've rounded up the best bits from Primark's new Harry Potter homeware range. Hogwarts letter cushion,...Read More