Secure Trust’s 120 day notice account pays 1.85% though there are restrictions

Secure Trust Bank has launched a new 120 Day Notice Account (Issue 13) paying 1.85% gross/1.86% AER. The account can be opened online with a minimum of £1,000 and account holders are restricted to a maximum of 4 withdrawals of … Read More

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Nationwide bucks the trend with late but improved flexible ISAs for new and existing customers

So, as we reach the tail end of an underwhelming ISA season, we have been surprised to see a late set of launches from Nationwide Building Society, one of the few high street providers to make improvements. Nationwide has launched new … Read More

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Tesco Bank’s Internet Saver now tops best buy tables paying 1.35%

Charter Savings Bank has made changes to its notice account range, launching new versions of its 120 day and 95 day accounts. The 120 Day Notice – Issue 2 is paying 1.95% (the previous version was paying 1.85%) and the … Read More

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Halifax and Lloyds disappoint on savings rates

Nottingham Building Society has launched its eSaver Plus Issue 7 paying 1.45% gross/AER. The rate includes a 0.95% introductory bonus, which will be received on 30/06/2016, provided the account remains open with a minimum balance of £5,000. The bonus will … Read More

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Skipton’s limited edition cash ISA offers 1.6% but it may go quickly

Skipton Building Society has launched a new Limited Edition Cash ISA paying 1.60%. The account can be opened online with £1 and transfers in from previous ISAs can be made. There are no withdrawal restrictions. The account matches the interest … Read More

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Leeds Building Society upgrades its one, two and three year fixed rate ISAs

Leeds Building Society has launched new versions of its fixed rate ISAs, paying higher interest rates than the previous versions. The 1 Year Fixed Rate ISA (Issue 70) is 1.60% (the previous version was 1.50%), the 2 Year Fixed Rate … Read More

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Hinckley & Rugby Building Society loyalty bond beats the one year pensioner bond but only for existing members

Virgin Money has increased the interest rate on its Defined Access ISA/E-ISA and Defined Access Saver/E-Saver. The new interest rate is 1.41%, increased from 1.35% and existing account holders will benefit from the change, as well as those who open … Read More

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Making the most of low inflation

Lower inflation offers savers some respite in the current record low interest rate environment. There are many economic factors that affect inflation and it’s predicted that this dip is to be temporary but in the meantime it’s wise that savers … Read More

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Halifax launches new 18 month fixed rate ISA paying 1.60% while Skipton’s bonus cash ISA goes online

Halifax has launched a new 18 month fixed rate ISA, paying 1.60% and has replaced its 2 year fixed rate ISA paying 1.60% with a higher paying version at 1.65%. Symptomatic of this ISA season, this change appears to be the … Read More

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From 2016, a basic rate taxpayer could have more than £70,000 before paying tax on the interest

The Chancellor’s focus on savers continues and this time it covers everyone. We welcome any changes that bring some respite to savers and at first glance these will help the great majority of UK savers to benefit from tax free … Read More

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