FSCS remains open and fully operational in the light of the coronavirus situation. Read our latest updates on how we’re continuing to deliver our claims service.

09 April 2020 FSCS news

Compensation limits

Read our compensation limits articles for the latest news on changes to the amounts of compensation we can pay and how any changes might affect you.

New £85,000 deposit limit from today

You now have even greater protection for your deposits. FSCS has increased the deposit limit to £85k, from £75k. We are committed to protecting your money.

30 January 2017

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Firm news

News on firms that have failed or that are under investigation. Some firms have their own dedicated pages which you can find on our Find firms page - click the tab at the top of the page.

Failure of nine firms

Consumers could get back money they have lost as a result of their dealings with any of nine failed financial firms FSCS declared in default during July 2018.

27 September 2019

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Fraud & scams

Details of the latest scams in the financial services sector.

Protecting your financial future

Low interest rates and market uncertainty during Covid-19 could be unsettling and scammers know that you might be considering your savings and investments.

21 August 2020

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FSCS news

Read the latest news and updates regarding FSCS. Learn about our work with the industry, new staff appointments and other projects we’re involved in.

Full recovery: FSCS closes the book on the 2008 banking crisis

We've just had the final recovery payment from the 2008 banking crisis through the administration of Heritable Bank. Here we explain the vital role that recoveries play.

21 September 2020

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Investing

Read investments articles from FSCS to find out the latest news, how to invest safely and what to take into consideration when you’re planning to invest.

What's crowdfunding? What are the risks?

Crowdfunding sites enable small businesses to raise funds from investors. Learn more about the types of crowdfunding and the risks that are involved.

08 September 2017

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Protection

Read the articles in our protection section to find out the latest news on FSCS protection and the wider issues facing the financial services industry.

What if my bank just exists online?

FSCS protects your money held in all authorised UK banks, even if they don't have any branches. Our protection applies no matter what type of bank you choose.

17 September 2020

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Technology

Read our technology articles to find out more about fintech in banking and other issues relating to technology and FSCS.

Fintech in banking

Fintech in banking is changing how we manage our money. Learn about the apps, banks & platforms shaping the industry with blockchain, robo-advisors and more.

08 September 2017

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