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
Limit change consumer update
16 January 2017
UK savers may see an increase in their FSCS savings protection limit
21 November 2016
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
Claims against The Mortgage Matters Partnership accepted
01 November 2018
Premier FX Limited customers
28 August 2018
Cornerstone Friendly Society customers
21 August 2018
Polish Credit Union UK Limited
30 July 2018
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
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
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
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
Ask these key questions to make sure your money is protected
04 September 2020
If your bank fails...
10 June 2020
Read our technology articles to find out more about fintech in banking and other issues relating to technology and FSCS.