FSCS news

Read the latest news and updates regarding FSCS. Learn about our work with the industry, new staff appointments and other projects we’re involved in.

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Compensation for illiquid funds – how we’ve made it easier to claim

25 March 2022


We’ve improved how our investment customers can claim compensation payments from FSCS for illiquid funds.

Caroline Rainbird

Our January 2022 Budget Update

12 January 2022


FSCS Chief Executive Caroline Rainbird introduces our November 2021 Outlook, focusing on the 2022/23 Management expenses budget and updates to the 2021/22 Management expenses budget. 

FSCS Chief Executive, Caroline Rainbird, Chief of Staff, Debbie Stimpson, and Chief Data, Intelligence and Technology Officer, Sabah Carter

Supporting our communities this festive season and beyond

14 December 2021


We are committed to making a difference for our customers and for our local community. Being a responsible business and helping vulnerable people is very important to us.

Caroline Rainbird, FSCS Chief Executive

Our November 2021 Outlook

11 November 2021


FSCS Chief Executive Caroline Rainbird introduces our November 2021 Outlook, focusing on the 2021/22 levy and our forecast for the 2022/23 levy. 

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How we forecast the levy

06 September 2021


FSCS CFO Fiona Kidy reveals all about our levy forecasting process and explains why the final levy can end up being quite different to our first forecast.

FSCS Chair Marshall Bailey

Reflections as I enter my second (and final) term as Chair

05 May 2021


FSCS Chair Marshall Bailey shares the achievements he's most proud of from his first term at FSCS and what’s needed to overcome the challenges the industry faces.

Check your pensions and investments are FSCS protected

Are your pensions and investments FSCS protected?

31 March 2021


Pensions and investments are among the most complicated financial products out there. Take the time to check they're FSCS protected now for peace of mind later on.

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FCA releases updated pension redress guidance

26 March 2021


The FCA has announced an update to the method used to calculate the amount of redress due. The new method will apply in cases where it's been judged that advice was unsuitable for defined benefit pension transfer.