Month: October 2015

FOS wins in court

A financial advice firm that tried to challenge the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) in the High Court over a ruling on pension advice has had its case thrown out.  An application for permission to bring a case – which was… Read More ›

FOS ‘myth’ of consumer favouritism

FOS lead ombudsman challenges ‘myth’ of consumer favouritism Caroline Mitchell speaks out Ms Mitchell said the FOS’s decisions are evidence-based using what is available to adjudicators, which she said was usually the suitability report, fact find and other correspondence. She… Read More ›

Training courses at FOS

Want to know why your FOS ombudsman and adjudicator is so adept at case handling ? A recent Freedom of Information request has produced a list of training courses available to FOS staff.  There are over 250 ! But this… Read More ›