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.

FSCS protection has more than doubled since the financial crisis

Two thirds of consumers trust banks and building societies knowing FSCS is there to protect them. Today (14 September) marks ten years since the Bank of England’s announcement of emergency liquidity support for Northern Rock. 

14 September 2017

Individuals could lose out if their funeral plan provider fails

Find out more about the rules around funeral plans and FSCS protection. 

30 August 2017

FSCS protection following the EU referendum result

Following the vote by the electorate for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, FSCS scope and coverage remains unchanged.

24 June 2016

FSCS to compensate peer-to-peer lending

FSCS may be able to compensate eligible investors in relation to unsuitable advice to invest in peer-to-peer lending via loan-based crowdfunding platforms.

14 April 2016

New Year, New FSCS deposits limit

Savers have a new level of FSCS protection from 1 January.

29 December 2015