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This comparison simply includes all savings accounts.

Aldermore
Easy Access Account Aldermore
Min deposit £1000
Term Easy Access
Interest AER 1.25%

Why we like it: Balances from £1,000 to £1 million. Unlimited withdrawals without restriction or loss of interest. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

RCI Bank
Freedom Savings Account RCI Bank
Min deposit £100
Term Instant Access
Interest AER 1.20%

Why we like it: Which? Recommended Savings Provider. No notice period. Deposit from £100. Interest paid monthly or annually. Apply in minutes. Your eligible deposits with RCI Bank UK Limited are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

Aldermore
30 Day Notice Account Aldermore
Min deposit £1000
Term 30 Days Notice
Interest AER 1.30%

Why we like it: Interest paid monthly. FSCS Protected. Must be UK resident and aged 18 or older. Unlimited withdrawals subject to 30 days notice

Nationwide
Triple Access Online Cash ISA Nationwide
Min deposit £1
Term 1 Year, with three free withdrawals
Interest AER 1.00%

Why we like it: Tax free ISA account. Make up to three withdrawals during the 12-month term of this account. Open with £1 or transfer in existing ISA funds. Invest up to £20,000 per tax year. Manage your account online. Interest paid at maturity. FSCS Protected. Must be UK resident and aged 16 or older. Make more than three withdrawals and the rate drops to 0.10% AER/gross p.a. (variable). Not available in branch

Nationwide
Triple Access Online Saver Nationwide
Min deposit £1
Term 1 Year, with three free withdrawals
Interest AER 1.00%

Why we like it: Make up to three withdrawals during the 12-month term of this account. Open with £1. Manage your account online. Interest paid at maturity. FSCS Protected. Must be UK resident and aged 16 or older. Make more than three withdrawals and the rate drops to 0.10% AER/gross p.a. (variable). Not available in branch

Shawbrook Bank
45 Day Notice Account Shawbrook Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 45 Days Notice
Interest AER 1.30%

Why we like it: Interest can be paid monthly or annually. £500,000 maximum balance. FSCS Protected. Must be UK resident and aged 18 or older. Unlimited withdrawals subject to 45 days notice

Shawbrook Bank
120 Day Notice Account Shawbrook Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 120 Days Notice
Interest AER 1.45%

Why we like it: Interest can be paid monthly or annually. £500,000 maximum balance. FSCS Protected. Must be UK resident and aged 18 or older. Unlimited withdrawals subject to 45 days notice

Ford Money
Flexible Cash ISA Ford Money
Min deposit £1
Term Instant Access
Interest AER 0.85%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1. Unlimited deposits. Transfer in ISAs held elsewhere - no limit. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

Santander
123 Current Account Santander
Open With £500
Account Type Current Account
Interest AER 1.50%

Why we like it: Earn 1.50% AER (variable) interest on balances up to a maximum of £20,000. Up to 3% CASHBACK on various household bills. Monthly fee of £5. Must pay in £500 pm.

Post Office Easy Access Savings Accounts

Post Office offers personal and business banking. They provide a range of savings accounts offering flexible access to your money, including an easy access savings accounts.

The Post Office Online Saver account

The Post Office have their own easy access savings account. It gives you the freedom to make deposits and unlimited withdrawals from the account whenever you like, giving you complete flexibility with your savings.

Features include:

  • A competitive interest rate of 1.30% AER/Gross pa (variable)
  • Open an account with just £1
  • Maximum balance of £2 million
  • Unlimited withdrawals
  • Manage your accounts online, by phone or by post

Quick online application setup from Post Office

With UK savings rates at an all time low you need to take action to ensure your savings are getting the best interest deal possible.

The savings accounts available do not provide interest rates that match inflation, which means that people's savings are eroding in real terms. Despite the variety of savings accounts available, most of them do not provide any financial advantage. This is usually because they offer interest on a level with the base rate set by the Bank of England. We help you compare a selection of some of the best interest paying accounts. 

For savers looking to access their money regularly, a good easy access savings account will offer flexible withdrawal facilities while combining these with a good rate of interest.

See here for a comparison of leading UK easy access accounts 

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