FSCS releases annual report: FSCS has released its annual report and accounts for 2014/15. The report shows that FSCS received more than 53,000 new claims during that period, roughly the same as the previous year. However, the distribution of those claims is quite different. This year there were 21,900 new general insurance provision claims, a significant increase on last year. Average compensation payments were up from £5,136 last year to £8,855. (Source: FSCS Annual Report and Accounts 2014/15)