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.
Other UK websites relevant to the FSCS include:
Government and regulation
Similar schemes to FSCS exist in other countries. The list below incorporates website and other contact details for schemes and other relevant bodies of which the FSCS is aware.
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 www.cipf.ca
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: firstname.lastname@example.org www.indskydergarantifonden.dk
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. www.sipc.org
The Financial Conduct Authority website includes a searchable database of all firms authorised and regulated by the FCA and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).