FSCS declares advice firm in Oxford and firm in London in default

Focus Oxford and Leslie & Swallow no longer able to do business

Hope William-Smith
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Oxfordshire advice firm Focus Oxford and Greater London-based adviser Leslie & Swallow have both been declared in default by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

The lifeboat fund issued notices about the firm yesterday (14 September) which confirmed both advice businesses had failed. Focus Oxford also used the trading name Focus Independent Financial Advisers and Independent Insurance Consultants and has another trading address in London. According to Companies House, it received a final gazette notice for voluntary strike off in early 2021. According to the Financial Conduct Authority's register, South London firm Leslie & Swallow has not been authorised for close to four years. Companies House also lists a Kent address for the firm an...

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