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.
Stay safe from scammers
If you've dealt with a financial firm that's failed, then you’re at risk from scammers. But it’s easy to stay scam smart, spot fraudsters and keep safe online when claiming with FSCS.
03 June 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.
Read our Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20 and Class Statements 2019/20 for more on our work during the year.
09 July 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.
E-money and prepaid accounts – why doesn’t FSCS protect my money?
Following the Wirecard suspension, we explain why e-money (electronic money) isn’t something FSCS protects and tell you how to check your money is safe.
03 July 2020
If your bank fails...
10 June 2020