Have you been affected by recent IT issues at RBS, Natwest, Barclays or TSB?

We’ve been getting some questions about the recent computer troubles at several banks.

People are asking us:

  • how do they get problems sorted?
  • how can they put in a claim?
  • how can the ombudsman help?
  • I think I have been a victim of fraud or a scam - can you help?

If you’re unhappy with how your bank deals with your problem, contact us at the Financial Ombudsman Service. We can usually get involved 15 days after you’ve raised your concerns with the bank – and sometimes even sooner.

Latest news

Complaints about PayPal

20 May 2022

PayPal (Europe) S.ar.l. et Cie, S.C.A (PayPal) is withdrawing from the Financial Ombudsman Service’s voluntary jurisdiction with effect from 1 December 2022. There will be an impact on the types of complaint we will be able to consider about PayPal.

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We’ve published our complaints data from the second half of 2021

13 April 2022

Today we’ve published data showing the number of complaints we received about individual businesses between 1 July and 31 December 2021.

Data and Insight H2 data

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Making a complaint about the British Steel Pension Scheme

31 March 2022

The FCA has today launched a consultation about redress and the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS). BSPS members do not need to wait for the outcome of the FCA consultation to complain, they can continue to get in touch with the Financial Ombudsman directly.

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