Useful websites

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA): the UK's financial regulators.

The Financial Ombudsman Service: handles complaints against authorised firms that are still trading. Established by parliament to create a single ombudsman for the financial services industry.

Consumer help and advice

Trade associations and professional organisations

UK bodies

Other UK websites relevant to FSCS include:

Government and regulation

Overseas bodies

Similar schemes to FSCS exist in other countries. The list below incorporates websites and other contact details for schemes and other relevant bodies of which FSCS is aware.

Accepting deposits

The European Forum of Deposit Insurers (EFDI)

The International Directory of Deposit Insurers is available online.



Canadian Investor Protection Fund, 200 Bay Street, Suite 2400 South Tower, PO Box 192, Toronto M5J 2J4, Canada


Guarantee Fund for Depositors and Investors, Niels Juels Gade 7, PO Box 2982, DK-10113 Copenhagen K, Denmark. Tel: +45 33 14 62 45, Fax: +45 33 14 9437, E-mail:


Athens Stock Exchange Members Guarantee Fund, 14-16 Fidiou Street, 10678 Athens, Greece.


Investors Compensation Company Ltd, c/o Central Bank of Ireland, PO Box 559, Dame Street, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland.

United States of America

Securities Investor Protection Corporation, 805 Fifteenth Street, NW Suite 800, Washington DC 20005-2207, USA. Tel: +1 202 371 8300, Fax: +1 202 371 6728.