ABBEY NATIONAL is increasing the rates paid into the Safeway Direct Savings Account. Investments of pounds 2,500 or more into the account will receive 7.55 per cent gross. Call 0800 995995.
THE BANK of Scotland is offering a new range of one- and two-year fixed- rate bonds. The one-year bond pays 7.4 per cent gross, while the two-year bond pays 7.2 per cent gross. Both have a minimum investment of pounds 3,000. Call 0500 313111.
THE INVESTMENT trust manager Flemings is waiving the brokers fee of pounds 12.50 to investors who wish to sell UK-listed telecommunications shares and then invest the proceeds in one of the company's PEPs or share plans. Call 0500 500161.Reuse content