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Rent growth accelerates over the quarter

Q3 2021 saw growth in average rents accelerating across much of the UK according to the latest DPS Rent Index. Average UK rent now costs £818, up £14 ...

DPS Rent Index Q3 2021 Regional Summaries

London After declining in the past quarter, average rents in London have started to pick up rising,  by £25 (1.90%) from £1,314 to £1,339 in Q3 2021....

Houses of Multiple Occupancy: Do you need a License?

Local authorities, including Brent Council in North West London, are currently campaigning to get more HMO properties licensed. If you’re a private l...

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Fraud awareness

Are you aware of fake emails?

Are you aware of scams involving fake emails? Scammers regularly try and dupe our customers into parting with their deposit money through the use of ...

Protect yourself from the fraudsters

Con artists and fraudsters are constantly changing their tactics to try and get their hands on people's money and personal details. Unfortunately, ten...

We do not spam. Stay informed.

We know how irritating spam emails are. We do not send junk email. So when we do email it’s because there’s a specific and good reason. Most often it...

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Our charity fund

Computershare Loan Services and The DPS donate £40,000 to national charity Depaul UK

Bristol, – Computershare Loan Services and The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS) have awarded £40,000 to national charity Depaul UK to help tackle ...

The Homesavers Charity: Reaching out in times of need

  In December 2016, Miss Stephens found herself unemployed, with a baby on the way, in a property that was in dire need of repairs. Without deposit ...

Sandwell Homeless Charity: Innovating against homelessness

  Homelessness comes in many forms. Some people may be forced to ‘sofa surf’ or stay with friends, while others need to use hostels or homeless shel...

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