The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has declared 33 firms in default, opening the way to consumers who may have lost money to make a claim.
The firms are:
Norvic Insurance Brokers (latterly Norvic Insurance Services) of Norwich.
Peregrine Overseas of Woodbridge.
Philip John Howells, formerly trading as Willis Howells Financial Services, of Newmarket.
Residential & Commercial Mortgage Services, trading as The Mortgage & Pension Shop (in voluntary liquidation) of Chelmsford. This firm is not connected with Hometouch Mortgages, currently trading as The Mortgage & Pension Shop from the same premises.
Thomas Derek Mackereth, formerly trading as Derek Mackereth Insurance, of Peterborough.
AH Bell & Co (Financial Planning) of Derby.
Banwern of Ripley.
Daviot Finance of Alcester.
Linnco Europe (in administration) of Leicester.
Matthews Clarke Financial Services of Worcester.
Peter Woodward, trading as Woodwards IFA, of Ripley.
Kensington Financial Services of Chadderton.
D Mcclarty & Co Financial Services of Co Londonderry.
James Stuart Robertson, formerly trading as J Stuart Robertson Insurance Services, of Bonnyrigg.
Karan Kissoon Singh, formerly trading as the Mortgage & Savings Shop, of Alexandria, Scotland.
McKenna Financial Services of Kilmacolm.
Scottway Insurance Services, formerly known as Scott & Wason (Insurance Services), of Glasgow.
E J Kirk & Co of Reading.
Independent Insurance Expertise of Edgware.
Insurite of London.
McKenzie & Co (Insurance Brokers) of London.
MR Gordon Searle, formerly trading as Amor Searle & Co, of Shepperton.
Norman David Mitchell, formerly trading as Planned Investments, of Battle.
Paul Anthony Gold & Marguerita Gold, formerly trading as Paul Gold & Associates, of Twyford.
Ridgefield Financial Services of London.
Tangent Financial Services of Watford.
Coombe Insurance Services of Wotton-Under-Edge.
Mr Paul Eric Morgan, formerly trading as Paul Morgan Financial Services, of Banbury.
Dale Sharman Investments of Leeds.
Dormland (in liquidation), formerly Oughtred & Harrison (Insurance), of Kingston-Upon-Hull.
Freeway Financial Services of Bradford.
Howard Frapwell Insurance & Mortgage Independent Financial Advisers (in liquidation) of South Humberside.
James O'Connor, formerly trading as Knavesmire Insurance Services, of York.
FSCS interim chief executive Ron Devlin says: “The FSCS's role is to protect customers of financial services firms. It is important for people to know that there is an organisation that can help if they have lost money and the firm cannot pay.”