We regulate the financial services industry in the UK. Our aim is to protect consumers, ensure our industry remains stable and promote healthy competition between financial services providers.
We have rule-making, investigative and enforcement powers that we use to protect and regulate the financial services industry. We are fair and principled in our approach to regulation.
Read this section to find out how we regulate financial services providers and what we do to protect consumers.
Find out what we do to reduce financial crime and what action we take when a firm acts unethically or disregards consumer interests.
We supervise the conduct of 26,000 financial firms and regulate the prudential standards of 23,000 of those. Find out about our approach to regulation and how we supervise firms’ conduct.
We regulate the financial services industry to ensure firms stick to the rules and consumers don’t fall victim to scams or get tied in to unfair contracts. This section explains what we do to protect both the industry and consumers.
Find out what we do to ensure consumers get a fair deal, how we regulate financial advisers and why we expect firms to train their staff well.
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