FSCS open and fully operational

Please be reassured that we’ve plans in place that are continuing to deliver our claims service. See our COVID-19 – FSCS update for customers.

We’ve relocated staff to comply with the government’s stay at home message, so please bear with us if you’re trying to get in contact. Alternatively, try our webchat service - click on the purple 'Need help?' button. Most questions can be answered via the FAQ button, while for claims updates use our claims portal. Beware of scams - FSCS will never ask you for money.

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Banks & building societies

Protection for bank and building society accounts. Use our protection checker to check your money's safe.

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Credit unions

Protection against failed financial co-operatives

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Protection against failed pension providers and investments

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Mortgage endowments

Mis-sold endowment policies where the firm has dissolved

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Mortgage advice

Bad or misleading mortgage advice and the firm has dissolved

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Cover against insurance company and insurance broker/adviser failures

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Compensation for investments with firms that have failed

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Mis-sold PPI after 14 Jan 2005 and the firm's now gone?

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Debt management

Protection against debt management firm failures

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