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.

Damien Fahy

Fortnightly financial five minutes #1 Damien Fahy, Founder of Money to the Masses

03 August 2022

Nigel Yeates, Communications & Stakeholder Business Partner talks to Damien Fahy, Founder of Money to the Masses about personal finance.


How FSCS supported customers of MCE Insurance

07 July 2022

FSCS declared MCE Insurance Company Ltd in default on 19 November 2021.  At that time it had close to 105,000 policyholders in the UK, creating a big job for FSCS's various teams.

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Embracing responsible business in 2021/22

07 July 2022

It goes without saying, 2021/22 was a tough year for many people in our communities. Here are just some of the activities FSCS engaged in this year to help the communities that are local to us.

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How we paid compensation to customers of London Capital & Finance

07 July 2022

Over the past two years, we have delivered two compensation schemes for LCF customers – one for those eligible for FSCS protection, and another one-off scheme on behalf of HM Treasury.

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New FSCS consumer research series begins with Pensions and SIPPs

04 July 2022

The first in a new series of research papers from FSCS where we share the results of exclusive research on consumer trends, attitudes and behaviours towards financial products and the protection that FSCS provides.

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The front line of financial harm

28 June 2022

FSCS Chief Executive Caroline Rainbird talks about the balance we need to strike to support all our varied stakeholders and the importance of reducing consumer harm.

Caroline Rainbird

Our May 2022 Outlook

26 May 2022

FSCS Chief Executive Caroline Rainbird introduces our May 2022 Outlook, focusing on the levy for 2022/23 levy. 

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Compensation for illiquid funds – how we’ve made it easier to claim

25 March 2022

We’ve improved how our investment customers can claim compensation payments from FSCS for illiquid funds.