Freedom of information - Financial Conduct Authority

Freedom of Information and the FCA's Publication Scheme Guide to Information

Freedom of Information Act 2000

The FCA and the Freedom of Information Act - this includes how to make a 'Right to Know' request for information and the process for an Internal Review

An overview of the FCA's procedures (including charging structure) for compliance with handling requests under the Freedom of Information Act is contained under Freedom of Information processes.

Find out more about what information we can share with you.

Publication Scheme Guide to Information

The FCA routinely publishes information about our spending, our priorities, our decisions, our policies and procedures, information in lists and registers, and about our services. The following sections of our Guide to Information help you to find that information.

Our Publication Scheme Guide to Information page includes details about our administrative arrangements such as charging for publications, how to request publications and how the information is made available.

  • Who we are and what we do
    Organisational information, structures, careers at the FCA, Biographies of our Executive Team and Management Board members, information about the legal basis for our activities, and information about how to contact us is included in this section.
  • What we spend and how we spend it
    Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit. Our financial statements and budgets, and information about our pay and grading structure is included in this section.
  • What our priorities are and how are we doing
    Information about our strategies and plans, performance indicators, inspections and reviews. Our corporate plan and annual reports are included in this section.
  • How we make decisions
    Decision making processes and records of decisions. Consultations, summary minutes of FCA Board meetings and internal guidance are included in this section.
  • Our policies and procedures
    Current written protocols that we follow when delivering our services and responsibilities. This section includes our policies and procedures for providing our services and for the recruitment and employment of staff, our complaints procedure and our records management policy.
  • Lists and registers
    Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to our functions. This section includes our Disclosure Log.
  • The services we offer
    Advice and guidance, booklets, leaflets, newsletters and media releases. A description of the services we offer.