Share this page: 

Policy and Government

CAP receives FCA authorisation

calendar01 June 2017

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) has been granted full authorisation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA took over from the Office of Fair Trading in 2014 and was given significant powers to regulate more than 50,000 consumer credit firms. Debt advice is a regulated activity and this authorisation allows CAP to continue to provide top-quality debt help to those burdened by debt across the UK.

As the news was announced, CAP’s CEO Matt Barlow said, ‘We fully support the FCA in its mission to ensure best practice in the industry on behalf of the consumer. It has long been our goal to offer the very best service to some of the most vulnerable in our society and therefore I’m delighted that the FCA has given us this official authorisation.’

Latest news and blogs

An ordinary and extraordinary job

Jon Day tells us what it's really like to work at CAP
Blog | Thursday, 12 July 2018

‘To fill her stomach, she’d been eating tissues.’

UK poverty is real. Dan Lane explains why support for the work of CAP is more vital than ever.
Blog | Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Our mid-year impact report

It’s already been a year of standout moments.
Blog | Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Sign up for our weekly supporter emails

Christians Against Poverty will ensure your personal details are held securely to enable us to contact you moving forwards in line with our privacy policy. We will never share them with anyone else.
If you'd like to change your consent options in the future, please just contact us.

capuk.org uses cookies to make the site simpler.