FCA launches enhanced Financial Services Register to protect consumers

Released 27 July 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched its updated Financial Services Register – including a simpler design and clearer language.

Key enhancements include:

a clearer navigation and design

simpler language

more information on the Register’s purpose, how to use it and how to avoid scams

important information being made more prominent, including past actions against individuals and firms, and consumer protections

optimisation for some mobile devices

Jonathan Davidson, Executive Director of Supervision, Retail and Authorisations, said:

'The Financial Services Register is an important tool for both the consumers and firms who use it.

'These changes will make it easier for users to navigate and understand the Register, and in doing so, help them avoid financial harm such as scams by unauthorised firms and individuals.'

Further information can be found at: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/fca-launches-enhanced-financial-services-register-protect-consumers.

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