The interest is paid annually and will be credited to your account after close of business on 1 January.
No, the interest rate is fixed for 2 years.
This is an example based on a deposit of £1,000 made on account opening for the term of the bond and assumes no further deposits are made.
The ISA bond is available to existing Members and new customers resident in the UK who are aged 16 years and over.
There is a minimum lodgement of £500 required to open an ISA bond.
You can save up to a maximum of the annual ISA allowance (£20,000 for the current tax year).
You can transfer existing ISA funds into the account.
The ISA bond can be opened and operated at any of the Society’s branches, agencies or by post.
You can make withdrawals, close the ISA bond, or transfer the balance to another ISA provider before the maturity date subject to a loss of interest equivalent to 180 days gross interest on the amount withdrawn.
We will write to you at least 14 days before the maturity date in order to advise you of the options available to you for the closing balance of your ISA bond.
If we do not receive written instructions from you, the quoted fixed rate of interest will cease to apply on the date of maturity and the balance of your ISA bond will be rolled over into a variable rate instant access Cash ISA at the interest rate applicable at that time.
AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year. This will enable you to compare more easily the return you can expect from your savings over time.
This is a tax free account which means the interest paid is exempt from income tax.
The interest rate is correct as of 1 August 2020.
For further information refer to the terms and conditions of the account and the terms and conditions contained within the Savings Service Agreement. You can obtain a copy of these documents in the ‘How To Apply’ tab.
Before you apply, please make sure you read the Summary Box, account terms and conditions, Savings Service Agreement and FSCS Information Sheet in full. You can save or print a copy of the PDFs for future reference. These documents contain details of your agreement with us for this account and we will rely on them for our relationship with you.
If you open your account in one of our branches we will use an electronic verification system to verify your identity and address. We cannot do this for applicants under 18 or if you are not registered on the electoral roll. In these instances you will be required to provide full identification documentation and these can be found in our leaflet Proving your identity.
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We recommend that you download a copy of the documents and retain for your records.