Safedeposits Scotland

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SafeDeposits Scotland has praised EastEnders on a recent storyline tackling issues faced by some in the private rented sector and has provided advice for others who may be in similar situations. In scenes aired recently on the popular BBC One soap, Albert Square landlord Masood Ahmed returns to Albe

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A free online resource giving tenants and landlords a comprehensive guide to private renting in Scotland was officially relaunched yesterday following a total overhaul. RentingScotland.org has been redeveloped and launched by Shelter Scotland following a funding award of £43,500 from SafeDeposits S

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Private tenants who think they might be owed money can check what they’re due at Scotland’s first ever ‘deposit clinic’ this weekend after it was revealed that more than £200,000 worth of deposits have been left unclaimed by Edinburgh tenants. Running between 10am and 2pm at the foot of the

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Victoria Nixon A survey by tenancy deposit protection scheme SafeDeposits Scotland has found that there is a greater awareness of deposit protection rights among tenants than in 2012, however more needs to be done to educate Scottish renters on their rights and responsibilities.

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A free online resource which offers tenants and landlords a comprehensive guide to private renting in Scotland is to be given a total overhaul after a funding award of £43,500 from SafeDeposits Scotland Trust. The award, the largest the Trust has ever made, was donated to site owner Shelter Scotlan

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Victoria Nixon It’s easy for students to forget about reclaiming deposits from rented accommodation, but research by SafeDeposits Scotland shows that students at some universities are more forgetful than others.

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One in four private tenants has deductions taken from their deposit when they leave the property but almost all successfully claim the cash back, according to a new study which also found variations in tenant behaviour across Scotland. The first annual survey of the money deducted by landlords from

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SafeDeposits 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

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Jen Paice Thousands of deposits worth a total of £2.4 million have not been claimed back following the end of private tenancies in Scotland, according to new Scottish Government figures.

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Staff at tenancy deposit scheme SafeDeposits Scotland are on the hunt for Scottish tenants who have forgotten to claim back their deposits. Tenancy deposit schemes were introduced in July 2012 and since then more than 156,000 deposits have been repaid by SafeDeposits Scotland. While millions of poun

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Two of Edinburgh’s leading private letting agents, Umega Lettings and Murray & Currie, have chosen to switch from their current tenancy deposit schemes to SafeDeposits Scotland, the country’s largest provider. The combined value of deposits transferred to SafeDeposits Scotland by the two com

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