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 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

Tax related claims

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has received a number of claims for compensation.

09 September 2015

New deposit protection limit coming on 1 January

Current £85,000 level of protection stands until the end of 2015.

03 July 2015

New protection from today for temporary high balances

FSCS now provides a £1m protection limit for temporary high balances held with a bank, building society or credit union if it fails. Find out more now.

03 July 2015