Interest rates and charges

Current interest rates and charges


Effective from 1st December 2017:

Instant Transfer and 7 Day Notice* options

BalancesGross interest rate/AER (variable)Charges

£500 and above

0.10% Withdrawals by CHAPS transfer to another UK account - £25
We may charge for duplicate statements - £5


 *There is currently no charge for early withdrawals from 7 Day Notice accounts.

Previous interest rates

For previous interest rate information for your account please contact our customer service team on 0345 845 0829.

Interest Periods

Interest can be paid monthly on the first day of the month, quarterly on the first day of January, April, July and October or annually. Rates are variable.

The minimum account balance required for monthly interest is £50,000.

Definitions

AER – Stands for the Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year. (As every advertisement for a savings product which quotes an interest rate will contain an AER, you will be able to compare more easily what return you can expect from your savings over time).

Gross – Gross rate means that we will not deduct tax automatically from interest payments.  The account holder is responsible for paying any tax due to HMRC.

The AER advertised is based on interest paid gross and capitalised to the account once a year – please note that other interest payment periods are available and the actual interest rate on your account will be lower if you have interest applied more frequently, but when compounded will equal the AER.

 Summary box
Key product information for our Savings Account(s)
Account name Charity Deposit Account
Interest rates
(AERs)

Please see above for full information.
Interest rates are variable

Tax status Interest will be paid gross and your client will be responsible for paying any tax due to HMRC.
Conditions for bonus payment No bonus payment applies to this account
Withdrawal arrangements No notice period or penalties for withdrawals
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