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.

Pots, pockets, piggy banks and vaults: keeping track of your money (or e-money), and its FSCS protection

There are lots of clever tools to help you save for a big purchase. Your money might be split up to help you budget but how can you check if it's FSCS protected?

05 July 2021

How much is your annual 'peace of mind' bill?

Can you insure your insurance? And if so, how much would that financial peace of mind cost? You may be surprised to learn that the answer is actually ‘nothing’.

21 May 2021

Our mission to promote pension protection

Many people don't know FSCS can protect their pension if a provider goes bust. We've been working with pensions providers to raise awareness of FSCS protection.

20 January 2021

Cryptocurrencies – are they covered, and what's the risk?

Find out what cryptocurrencies are, whether they're risky and whether they're covered by FSCS. 

17 December 2020

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