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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


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sky broadband macbook problems solved

I just switch from talktalk to sky, it's strange that I couldn't connect to internet by Wifi on my Macbook Pro (Mac OS 10.6.8), the Wifi signal is good, and all my PCs and mobiles are fine with that. The problem seems to be TCP/IP settings, it doesn't work with manual static IP address, after resetting to DHCP, let sky router dynamically distribute IP address, it clear the problem.