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Compare savings accounts

Confused.com offers a free and independent service so you can quickly and easily compare different types of savings accounts, from simple instant access accounts to tax free ISAs and fixed rate bonds.

You can currently save up to £15,000 in your ISA for the tax year 2014/15. Remember- if you don't use your allowance, you lose it.



Cash ISAs

Minimum opening balance Interest rate (AER) Manage your account Interest paid Transfers in accepted Unlimited free withdrawals
Aldermore Aldermore 30 Day Notice Cash ISA
£1,000
1.25%
Post
Phone
Online
Monthly
Yes
Yes
Apply
Open your account with £1,000 and make additional deposits up to your ISA allowance. Unlimited access to your savings- just give 30 days notice of each withdrawal.
Scottish Widows Scottish Widows E-Cash ISA
£10
1.00%
Online
Quarterly
Yes
Yes
Apply
Start saving from just £10. Transfers from other cash ISAs accepted. No notice period or penalties for withdrawals. Interest paid quarterly.



Instant access accounts

Minimum opening balance Interest rate (AER) Manage your account Interest paid Unlimited free withdrawals?
State Bank of India State Bank of India Online Instant Access Savings Account
£500
1.25%
Online
Branch
Monthly
Yes
Apply
Manage your account online or in branch, plus get a debit card for the primary account holder. Interest paid on balances above £500 and below £1,000,000.
Scottish Widows Scottish Widows Direct Transfer
£1,000
1.00%
Post
Phone
Online
Annually
Yes
Apply
Minimum deposit of £1,000. No notice period of penalties for withdrawals. Interest paid quarterly. 
Natwest NatWest Instant Saver
£1
0.50%
Online
Monthly
Yes
Apply
No minimum balance or penalties for withdrawing your money. Manage your account online. Interest paid monthly directly into your account. 



Notice accounts

Minimum opening balance Interest rate (AER) Manage your account Interest paid Unlimited free withdrawals?
Manchester Building Society Manchester Building Society Platinum Notice
£1,000
1.51%
Online
Branch
Annually
Yes
Apply
Manage your account online or in branch, plus get a debit card for the primary account holder. Interest paid on balances above £500 and below £1,000,000.
Aldermore Aldermore 30 Day Notice Savings Account
£1,000
1.25%
Post
Phone
Online
Monthly
Yes
Apply
Minimum deposit of £1,000. Unlimited free withdrawals, just give 30 days notice. Interest paid quarterly. 



Fixed rate bonds

Minimum opening balance Interest rate (AER) Manage your account Withdrawals allowed    Term           Additional deposits
Bank of Cyprus Bank of Cyprus UK 18 Month Fixed Rate Bond
£1,000
2.00%
Online
No
18 months
No
Apply
Pay in at least £2,000 and benefit from a fixed rate of interest for 18 months. Sole or joint accounts available. Early withdrawals not permitted, interest is paid at maturity.
Bank of Cyprus Bank of Cyprus UK 15 Month Fixed Rate Bond
£1,000
1.85%
Online
No
15 months
No
Apply
Pay in at least £2,000 and benefit from a fixed rate of interest for 15 months. Sole or joint accounts available. Early withdrawals not permitted, interest is paid at maturity.
Aldermore Aldermore 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond
£1,000
1.85%
Online
No
2 years
No
Apply
Open your account from £1,000. No additional deposits or withdrawals permitted. Sole or joint accounts available.