Best savings rates

Telephone Number

Account

Notice or term

Deposit

Rate %

Interest interval

INSTANT ACCESS

Yorkshire BS 0800 378836 1st Cl Access Postal pounds 1,000 6.05 Year

Skipton BS 01756 700511 3 High Street Instant pounds 2,000 6.10 Year

Bristol & West 0800 303330 Asset Instant Postal pounds 10,000 6.45 Year

Leeds & Holbeck 0113 243 8292 Albion Inv Acc Postal pounds 50,000 6.80 Year

NOTICE ACCOUNTS

Scarborough BS 01723 368155 Scarborough 50 50 day P pounds 1,000 6.60 Year

Coventry BS 0345 665522 Postal 50 50 day P pounds 40,000 7.20 Year

Bristol & West 0800 303330 Asset 90 Day 90 day P pounds 10,000 6.85 Year

National Counties 01372 42211 90 Day Account 90 day pounds 20,000 7.10 Year

TERM ACCOUNTS

Barclays Bank 0345 773000 Fxed Rte Svgs Bd 1 year pounds 2,000 7.00 F Year

Chelsea BS 0800 272505 Fixed Rate Bond 1 year pounds 5,000 7.25 F Year

Woolwich BS 0800 400900 Fixed Rate Bond 3 year pounds 500 7.75 F Year

Norwich & P'boro 01733 391497 5 Yr Fxd Rte Bond 5 year pounds 10,000 8.05 F Year

MONTHLY INTEREST

Birmingham Mid 0645 720721 First Class Postal pounds 1,000 4.70 Month

Britannia BS 01538 392808 Capital Trust Postal pounds 2,000 5.84 Month

Northern Rock BS 0500 505000 Current Acc Gold Postal pounds 10,000 6.08 Month

pounds 25,000 6.31 Month

TESSAS (tax-exempt special savings accounts)

Sun Banking 01438 744500 5 year pounds 8,400 8.00 F Year

Market Harboro' 01858 463244 5 year pounds 9,000 7.75 Year

Hinckley & Rugby 0800 774499 5 year pounds 5,000 7.65 Year

Dunfermline BS 01383 627727 5 year pounds 3,000 7.50 Year

HIGH-INTEREST CHEQUE ACCOUNTS

Woolwich BS 0800 400900 Current Instant pounds 500 3.70 Year

Halifax BS 01422 333333 Asset Reserve Instant pounds 5,000 5.00 3 Mths

Chelsea BS 0800 717515 Classic Postal Instant pounds 2,500 5.50 Year

Northern Rock BS 0500 505000 Current Acc Gold Postal pounds 50,000 6.50 Monthly

OFFSHORE (gross)

Portman CI 01481 822747 Instant Gold Instant pounds 5,000 6.20 Year

Derbyshire IoM 01624 663432 Instant Access Instant pounds 25,000 6.65 Year

Newcastle GIB 00 350 76168 Nova 90 O'shore 90 day pounds 50,000 7.25 Year

Portman CI 01481 822747 Gold Bond Acc 3 year pounds 5,000 7.75 F Year

NATIONAL SAVINGS

Accounts & bonds (gross)

INVESTMENT ACCOUNTS 1 month pounds 20 5.25 Year

pounds 500 5.75 Year

pounds 25,000 6.00 Year

INCOME BONDS 3 month pounds 2,000 6.50 Month

pounds 25,000 6.75 Month

CAPITAL BONDS Series I 5 year pounds 100 7.75 F Maturity

FIRST OPTION BONDS 12 month pounds 1,000 6.40 F Year

pounds 20,000 6.80 F Year

PENSIONER'S GUARANTEED INCOME BOND

Series 2 5 year pounds 500 7.50 F Month

NS Certificates (tax-free)

42nd ISSUE 5 year pounds 100 5.85 F Maturity

8th INDEX-LINKED 5 year pounds 100 3.00+RPI Maturity

CHILDREN'S BOND Issue G 5 year pounds 25 7.85 F Maturity

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