Publications

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme is the voice of authority in tenancy deposit protection. Here you will find reports, books, and statistics which we have published and annual reviews of The Dispute Service Ltd.

  • Annual Review 2014
  • A Guide to the Legislation
  • A Digest of Statistics
  • An Evaluation, Five Years On
  • Deposit Dispute Statistics
  • Annual Review Archive
  • SafeDeposits Scotland, Two Years On
  • Annual Review 2014

     

    2013-14 was a landmark year for The Dispute Service.  

    Our first full year in operation across the entire United Kingdom placed us at the forefront of tenancy deposit protection. 

    The review gives statistics of deposit protection and dispute resolution, as well as a summary of our work over the past year improving our service, and promoting best practice in the lettings industry, in particular through our new TDS Charitable Foundation. 

    The Dispute Service Annual Review 2014

              

    Tenancy Deposit Protection in England and Wales: A Guide to the Legislation

    Tenancy Deposit Protection in England and Wales: A Guide to the Legislation gives an overview of deposit protection law in England and Wales, including summaries of the most important court cases.

    Authored by Steve Harriott, Chief Executive of The Dispute Service, it is written with landlords, letting agents, and tenants in mind to offer a clear summary of the important legal issues surrounding tenancy deposit protection. 

    Guide to the legislation

    Tenancy Deposit Protection; A Digest of Statistics

    This digest contains key statistics relating to tenancy deposit protection across all three schemes. It includes data from a variety of sources including the Department for Communities and Local Government and the English Housing Surveys. 

    Written by Steve Harriott, CEO

    Tenancy Deposit Protection A Digest of Statistics 2014

    Written by Steve Harriott, CEO

    Tenancy Deposit Protection A Digest of Statistics 2013

     

              

    An Evaluation of the Legislation, Five Years On

    In 2012 mandatory tenancy deposit protection entered its fifth year in England and Wales. This report examines the impact of the legislation since 2007 and what we might expect for the future.

    Written by Steve Harriott, CEO

       

     

     

     

     

     

    Deposit Dispute Statistics

    The Tenancy Deposit Scheme publishes regular statistics on the tenancy deposit disputes which we adjudicate, and the performance of our adjudication team. 

    Annual Reports Archive

    Previous TDS Annual Reports can be downloaded here.

     

     

    SafeDeposits Scotland, Two Years On

    This report gives a summary of SafeDeposits Scotland’s activities and achievements in its first two years in operation.
    The Dispute Service is the lead partner in SafeDeposits Scotland and provides key operational functions for the company.

     

     

     

     

     

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    Local projects for landlord and tenant education receive new funding from TDS Charitable Foundation

    Community based projects have just been awarded over £16,000 in grants from the TDS Charitable Foundation, funding information and education for private tenants and landlords.

    18th November 2014

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