SafeDeposits Scotland wins top award

SafeDeposits Scotland TrustSafeDeposits Scotland ended 2016 on a high after being named Supplier of the Year for Deposit Protection at the Landlord & Letting Awards.

Out of 24 winners, SafeDeposits Scotland was the only company from north of the border to pick up an award at the event, which was held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

The Landlord & Letting Awards were introduced in 2009 to recognise and reward excellence in the industry, and to celebrate those who continue to raise the standards in the private rented sector.

Victoria Nixon, client account manager at SafeDeposits Scotland, said: “Winning this award is a huge coup for SafeDeposits Scotland and it’s a credit to the team that we’ve been recognised in this way.”

SafeDeposits Scotland is one of three independent tenancy deposit schemes approved by the Scottish Government which protects deposits until they are due to be repaid. Set up in 2012 SafeDeposits currently holds approximately 60 per cent of Scottish deposits and is the only Scotland-based scheme. It is also the sole Scottish scheme which is not-for-profit.