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.

Updated £85,000 deposit limit

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

Beware of an email scam claiming to be FSCS

Consumers should be on their guard for an email scam promising a high-value payment from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. 

26 January 2017

New FSCS in-branch materials for banks, building societies and credit unions

New materials are available for banks, building societies and credit unions to use in branch following the increase in compensation limits.

18 January 2017

Limit change consumer update

Savers will get a big boost in savings protection at the end of January

16 January 2017

FSCS announces three supplementary levies for 2016/17 triggering contributions from other sectors

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme today announces it will raise supplementary levies for 2016/17, which will meet unforeseen compensation costs.

16 January 2017