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Comparison of tenant deposit schemes in England and Wales

In England and Wales there are three government-approved tenancy deposit schemes (Scotland and Northern Ireland have different schemes). They are Deposit Protection Service (DPS) MyDeposits  Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Insured vs. custodial scheme Insured scheme: the landlord/agent can hold the tenancy deposits during the term of the tenancy. They need to pay a fee to the deposit scheme to register the deposit. At the end of tenancy, if the tenant raises a dispute, they must transfer the disputed amount to the deposit scheme until the matter is resolved by a free dispute resolution service provided by the scheme or a court.  Custodial scheme: the scheme holds the deposit for the duration of the tenancy. Custodial Schemes is free of charge for the landlord/agent. At the end of tenancy, both parties agree before the deposit can be released to the tenant/landlord. If there is a dispute, the release of deposit will be based on the decision of the free dispute resolution service provided b

Derby Accents

Well known dialects in England are Geordie (Tyneside), Scouse (Liverpool) and and Cockney (London).

In this BBC article, it's said that many words of Middle Ages origin are conserved in Derbyshire dialects through church, such as "thee, thou", etc.

We learned English in school in China, my teacher used tapes recorded from the Voice of American, so I was quite not used to BBC English. Now nearly ten years in this country, my ears can't stand American talking, they seem open their mouths wider and talk louder than English do, this make me feel that American are very arrogant and love to exaggerate what they are talking.

My daughter picks up some local accents at school, she says puppy as poppy, and systematically change all these words, such as up/op, come/com, touch/toch, hurry up/horry op.

But the funny thing is children can pick up an accent so quickly. When we just arrived here two years ago, our neighbour asked us if my daughter were born in Northern Ireland, because she can recognise one and the only words uttered by my daughter during our conversations.

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