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.
Latest News from
FSCS allocation of claims regarding IFAs and SIPP operators09/03/2020 12:38:00
When customers suffer losses as a result of failed investments made via a SIPP there are often a number of different firms which may be liable for some or all of those losses.
FSCS clarification – July 2019 monthly defaults press release - Assura Protect Ltd27/01/2020 16:20:00
FSCS wishes to clarify that Assura Protect Limited of 86 Gloucester Place, London W1U 6HP has not been declared in default by FSCS and we understand is still trading and remains Authorised under FRN 678817 by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Quick Sure Insurance Company Ltd has failed27/01/2020 13:48:00
Quick Sure Insurance Ltd, a Gibraltar-based insurance company, was declared in default recently (Friday 24 January 2020) by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).
Plan and Budget20/01/2020 12:25:00
FSCS Plan and Budget outlines expected management costs and the latest forecast of potential claims volumes. Also outlined are initial forecasts for the levy financial services firms will pay next year, as well as any supplementary levy that may be due.
FSCS announces its annual Plan and Budget 2020/2116/01/2020 16:20:00
Compensation scheme announces indicative levy of £635m and management expenses budget of £78.2m for 2020/21 in its Plan & Budget
FSCS announces decision on LCF claims09/01/2020 13:25:00
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) today announces key decisions for claims in relation to the London Capital and Finance (LCF) failure.
North Airdrie Credit Union Ltd fails18/12/2019 13:47:00
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has stepped in to protect the members of North Airdrie Credit Union Ltd, which has stopped trading and is now in default.
FSCS Outlook December 201917/12/2019 12:10:00
Welcome to the latest edition of Outlook where we discuss updates that have taken place since we published the previous edition in April this year.