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This comparison simply includes all savings accounts.

Nationwide
FlexDirect Current Account Nationwide
Open With £1000
Account Type Current Account
Interest AER 5.00%

Why we like it: 5.00% interest for 12 months on balances up to £2,500 for the first year. You must pay in £1,000 or more each month to receive interest (excluding transfers from any Nationwide account held by you or anyone else). 12 month fee-free arranged overdraft available. No monthly fee. Must be aged 18 or older.

RCI Bank
Freedom Savings Account RCI Bank
Min deposit £100
Term Instant Access
Interest AER 1.30%

Why we like it: MARKET LEADING RATE. No notice period. Deposit from £100. Interest paid monthly or annually. Apply in minutes.

Habib Bank Zurich
Fixed Rate Bond Habib Bank Zurich
Min deposit £1000
Term 1 Year
Interest AER 1.85%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1000. No withdrawals permitted. Apply online. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

Masthaven Bank
Flexible Term Saver Masthaven Bank
Min deposit £500
Term 30 Months
Interest AER 2.11%

Why we like it: 30 month term. Interest can be paid monthly or annually. Minimum deposit £500, Maximum deposit £250,000. No withdrawals permitted. FSCS Protected

RCI Bank
Fixed Rate Bond RCI Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 3 Years
Interest AER 2.31%

Why we like it: Save from £1,000 to £1,000,000. No withdrawals before the end of the term. RCI Bank are protected up to a total of €100,000 by the FGDR (Fonds de Garantie Dépôts et de Résolution), the French deposit protection scheme. Apply online.

Vanquis
Fixed Rate Bond Vanquis
Min deposit £1000
Term 4 Years
Interest AER 2.52%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1,000. Interest paid monthly or annually. Apply online. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

Vanquis
Fixed Rate Bond Vanquis
Min deposit £1000
Term 5 Years
Interest AER 2.70%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1,000. Interest paid monthly or annually. Apply online. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

Compare Investec savings accounts

The best savings options are not always found in high street banks. If you want to find an account that gets the most out of your savings, you might want to review the products on offer with Investec.

Easy Access Savings Accounts

Easy access savings accounts allow you to earn interest on your savings as well as make a withdrawal at your convenience.

The E-asy Access account from Investec provides tiered interest rates and instant access to your savings.  

Fixed Rate Bonds

If you are prepared to tie up your savings for a longer period of time, you might want to look into fixed rate bonds.

Fixed rate bonds typically offer some of the best rates of interest on the market, which is guaranteed for the life of the bond. It should be noted that usually you cannot withdraw your funds from a fixed rate bond without incurring a significant penalty.

Investec have a wide range of fixed rate bonds with competitive rates of interest, which run between 1 and 5 years.

Cash ISAs

Cash ISAs allow you to earn up to £20,000 tax-free interest, which may be an attractive prospect if you have a substantial amount of savings and you are likely to earn a significant amount of interest.  

Investec have a number of cash ISAs that allow you to earn tax-free interest at a competitive rate. Although the interest on offer is not the highest on the market, Investec ISAs enable you to access your savings at any point and receive tax-free interest.

Latest news

Pensioner Bond Maturity - 5 Ideas For Your Cash

From January 2018 over 900,000 people who invested in pensioner bonds will start to see their bonds mature. Savers who have been enjoying 4% pa are going to get a shock when they look for comparable returns from cash in the current market. We have put together 5 ideas for your cash in 2018

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