Vanquis Bank holds a banking license, accepts retail deposits and is regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Provident Financial is the subject of consolidated supervision by the PRA and FCA by virtue of being the parent company of Vanquis Bank.

The regulatory framework under which Provident Financial is supervised and Vanquis Bank is regulated is called the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD). As part of the CRD, Provident Financial is required to make annual disclosures which set out key pieces of information on the group’s regulatory capital risk exposures. These disclosures are referred to as ‘Pillar 3 regulatory capital disclosures’.

The group’s disclosures for 2016 are now available via the following link: Pillar 3 regulatory capital disclosures – April 2016.