SafeDeposits Scotland

'More than half a million pounds of deposits' could be claimed by tenants

Tenants across Scotland could be due a share of £697,554 after failing to claim back deposits at the end of their tenancies, SafeDeposits Scotland has revealed.

Published 21 September 2020

SafeDeposits Scotland celebrates customer service accolade

SafeDeposits Scotland has been recognised for its exceptional levels of customer service by the consumer industry’s top independent validator, The Customer Service Excellence Standard (CSE).

Published 3 September 2020

SafeDeposits Scotland unveils new rent arrears resolution service

SafeDeposits Scotland has launched a new service designed to help tenants and landlords who have experienced issues with rent arrears as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 27 August 2020

SafeDeposits Scotland encourages student landlords to look ahead to new academic year

SafeDeposits Scotland is working with landlords who provide student accommodation to help overcome challenges brought on by COVID-19, as the number of overseas students returning to the UK drops.  

Published 18 August 2020

SafeDeposits Scotland survey reveals Scottish landlords remain confident

Landlords in Scotland are committing to continuing to rent private properties signalling confidence in the sector, according to the latest survey results from SafeDeposits Scotland.

Published 21 November 2019

SafeDeposits Scotland to train Stirling landlords on dispute management

SafeDeposits Scotland is hosting workshops to train Stirling landlords on dispute management.

Published 12 November 2019

Aberdeen landlords to receive dispute management training

SafeDeposits Scotland is running dispute management workshops in Aberdeen to train local landlords.

Published 31 October 2019

Glasgow landlords to receive training on dispute management

SafeDeposits Scotland is hosting workshops in Glasgow to provide dispute management training to the city's landlords.

Published 14 October 2019

Scottish tenants 'forget half a million pounds in unclaimed deposits'

Scottish tenants could be due hundreds of pounds as SafeDeposits Scotland revealed that nearly 2,000 renters haven’t claimed tenancy deposits worth over £500,000.

Published 11 October 2019

Edinburgh landlords to receive training on dispute management

Edinburgh landlords and letting agents are to receive a workshop on managing disputes over tenancy deposits.

Published 26 September 2019

Dunfermline tenants celebrate SafeDeposits Scotland’s half millionth deposit

A Dunfermline couple is celebrating after finding out that their tenancy deposit was the 500,000th protected by SafeDeposits Scotland.

Published 25 September 2019

Inverness landlords to receive dispute management training

Landlords in Inverness can sign-up for free training into managing tenancy deposits and disputes.

Published 10 September 2019

North East landlords ‘among Scotland’s best’ for deposit protection

Landlords of rented properties in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire are being praised for renting responsibly after SafeDeposits Scotland researched rates of landlords failing to protect tenants’ deposits.

Published 15 August 2019

SafeDeposits Scotland raises more than £900 for Rock Trust

Tenancy deposit protection scheme SafeDeposits Scotland brought together professionals from across the private rented sector to raise more than £900 for Edinburgh-based youth homelessness charity, the Rock Trust.

Published 18 July 2019

More than 200 landlords breach tenant deposit rules in 18 months

A law designed to protect the deposits of private tenants across Scotland has been breached by more than 200 landlords in the last 18 months, new figures have revealed.

Published 12 July 2019