Mail Online, This is Money & FSCS
FSCS, the Mail Online and This is Money have joined forces to produce a series of podcasts and articles. They all have one purpose – to help you keep your money safe.
TV Presenter, Andi Peters with This Is Money editor and financial journalist Simon Lambert unlock some of the secrets of non-traditional earnings. In this podcast series, they interview world record holders, explorers, authors and comedians, giving a fascinating and funny insight into how their guests make their money work.
Listen to explorer and world record holder Kiko Matthews podcast.
FSCS – Protecting your money
FSCS protects you when financial firms fail. Set-up by parliament and funded by the financial services industry, we're a completely independent and free service. But we don't just cover banks and building societies. See our video below for an overview of what else FSCS protects.
To be certain, ask your financial provider if the product you're buying is FSCS protected.
If the worst happens and your financial firm fails, we may be able to get you compensation.
When you claim direct with FSCS, you pay no fees, and get 100% of the compensation you’re due. And we’re here to help you every step of the way with claims experts on hand to support you at every stage of your claim.
It’s straightforward to complete an application and you can do so in your own time. If you can’t finish it in one go, you can save it and come back to it later. You can also check your claim’s progress at any time in your online account.
If you think you’ve got a claim, click here to get started.
To find out more about FSCS see our compensation limits page.
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Twelve years on, we've just received the final recovery payment from the 2008 banking crisis through the administration of Heritable Bank.
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FSCS Temporary High Balance coverage extended05/08/2020 12:25:00
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme’s (FSCS) Temporary High Balance (THB) protection for deposits of up to £1m will be temporarily extended from six to 12 months for deposit-taker failures occurring from this Thursday, 6 August 2020.
FSCS adds further strength to its Board with three Non-Executive Director appointments30/07/2020 12:25:00
Mr Marshall Bailey OBE, Chair of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) yesterday announced the appointment of three new Non-Executive Directors to the FSCS Board.
FSCS enables 18,000 SVS Securities clients to have access to their money and assets27/07/2020 12:25:00
Around 18,000 former clients of wealth management firm SVS Securities plc can begin to access their money and assets from the new nominated broker ITI Capital Ltd as of friday (24 July 2020).
FSCS publishes its 2019/20 Annual Report and Class Statements09/07/2020 15:02:00
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) helped over 258,000 customers to get their lives, families and businesses back on track during 2019/20.