ALLIANCE & LEICESTER is launching a new one-year fixed-rate savings bond paying 7.4 per cent gross interest, paid annually or monthly. Minimum investment is pounds 1,000. Call 0800 412214.
LAMBETH BUILDING Society is launching a mortgage capped at 6.5 per cent until Nov 2002. No redemption penalties apply after the first four years. Call 0800 225221.
SCOTTISH PROVIDENT International, the offshore arm of the Edinburgh- based insurer, is offering Select, a unit-linked whole-of-life insurance policy with various options. Call 01264 681681.