Royal Bank of Scotland is launching a 24-hour offshore telephone banking service linked to its Jersey subsidiary. Interest is paid free of tax, although it must be declared to UK tax authorities. Call 01534 24365 for details.
Fidelity Brokerage is offering a "bed-and-breakfast" share-dealing service aimed at minimising capital gains tax liabilities. The firm says a deal valued at pounds 5,000 would cost a customer pounds 50 in commission. Call 0800 222190 for more information.
Alliance & Leicester is launching a new range of discounted and fixed rate mortgages, including a one-year discount of 4.5 per cent on a 95 per cent loan-to-value rate, bringing the cost down to 2.99 per cent. Two-year discounts of 2.6 per cent are available, bringing the current mortgage down to 4.89 per cent.Reuse content