Is the FSCS compensation limit changing?

People in the UK have even more financial protection than before from today (Monday 1 April). The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) limit has been raised to £85,000 for more of the financial products it covers. Home finance intermediation is now £85,000 per person per firm, up from £50,000.

When did FSCS limit change?

The Prudential Regulation Authority confirmed the change today, 16 January 2017. The Scheme will protect deposits up to £85,000 in banks, building societies and credit unions. Joint accounts will benefit from the increase with a new limit of £170,000.

What is FSCS protection limit?

FSCS protects you up to £85,000 in total across all accounts you hold within the bank/banking group. If you’re a sole trader, your company is not treated as a separate entity. That means FSCS can protect up to £85,000 in total across all personal and business accounts you hold with the bank.

Is FSCS backed by government?

The FSCS is an operationally independent body, set up under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA), and funded by a levy on authorised financial services firms. The scheme rules of the FSCS are made by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and are contained in the FCA’s Handbook.

What is the maximum amount of money protected?

Under the FSCS the first £85,000 (as of January 2017) of your savings (or £170,000 if your money is held in a joint account) is protected in the event that the bank or building society goes bust. This threshold is the same as the €100,000 compensation offered to savers with European banks.

Is Freetrade covered by FSCS?

Is your money safe with Freetrade? If Freetrade went out of business, you would be compensated by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). The FSCS will cover up to £85,000 of investments per person, per platform.

Are investments protected by FSCS?

Generally speaking, the FSCS covers savings deposits, insurance policies, and investments. It’s important to note that it only covers firms that are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Investments are also covered by the FSCS, but up to £50,000 of investments in a firm that has gone into default.

Who pays for FSCS?

financial services industry
We’re able to pay our customers compensation because we are fully funded by the financial services industry. Firms authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) pay us an annual levy which funds the cost of running our service.

What does FSCS protect against?

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) protects customers from losing some of their cash if authorised financial services firms go bust. It protects up to £85,000 of savings per individual, per financial institution (not just per bank), and also covers mortgages, insurance and investments.

Where can I find the FSCS compensation limits?

Here you can find the FSCS compensation limits for each financial product we protect. The UK regulators, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, set the financial compensation limits and compensation rules.

What happens if my claim is rejected by FSCS?

FSCS makes recoveries for the benefit of its levypayers or compensated claimants. If your claim is rejected, or until you accept our compensation, you are free to pursue the firm or any third party yourself – FSCS will not do so on your behalf.

What is the privacy policy of the FSCS?

FSCS is committed to ensuring the security of your personal information and to giving you control over how your data is used. In response to changes to European data regulation known as GDPR, the FSCS privacy policy has been updated.

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