Q&As about Insurance

What would the FSCS do if a large insurer were to become insolvent?

How long would it take to settle claims and make payments to policyholders?


The Financial Conduct Authority website includes a searchable database of all firms authorised and regulated by the FCA and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).


The Financial Ombudsman Service is the official independent expert in settling complaints between consumers and financial businesses

Jargon Buster

  • Insolvency

    having insufficient assets to meet due debts or liabilities.