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Provider Rate Min/Max Deposit Opening Account Accessing Account Interest Options SG Verdict
 Al Rayan Bank - Raisin
4.50% £1,000 / £85,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid On Maturity

Savers who sign up for this account by midday on 30th June, and fund it with at least £10,000 by 15th July, will receive a £50 cash bonus if they sign up via this link

This product is only available via the Raisin UK savings platform. You can find out more about Raisin here

 Hampshire Trust Bank
4.70% £1,000 / £250,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid on Anniversary
  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Annually

London based Hampshire Trust Bank launched in 1977 but was acquired by a new management team in 2014 and now look after in excess of £1.63bn of deposits.

You can read more about them here

 HL Active Savings - Close
4.80% £1,000 / £1m

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid on maturity
  • annually or compounded

This product is provided by Close Brothers on Active Savings, which is a savings platform provided by investment giant Hargreaves Lansdown, offering savers access to a range of products from its partner banks and building societies.

 RCI Bank - Raisin
4.76% £1,000 / £85,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid On Maturity

This product is only available via the Raisin UK savings platform. You can find out more about Raisin here

 United Trust Bank
4.70% £5,000 / £1m

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Annually

London based specialist lender United Trust launched in 1955 and look after £1.6bn of savings

Find out more about them here

 Zenith Raisin
4.73% £1,000 / £85,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid Annually
  • Added to the account

This product is only available via the Raisin UK savings platform. You can find out more about Raisin here

Atom Bank
4.65% £50 / £100,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid on Anniversary
  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Annually

Durham based Atom Bank has attracted over £3.2bn of savings since its launch in April 2016.

Savers can only access Atom’s products via their mobile app

You can find out more about them here

Birmingham Bank
4.81% £5,000 / £250,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid On Maturity
  • Added to the account

Birmingham Bank was previously known as Bira Bank, which was bought by businessman Lee Bushell in January 2020 and rebranded as Birmingham Bank. He sold his interest in April 2023 to Better, the digital home ownership platform

The Bank has only just over £10m of savings in total so don't expect these rates to last long.

Close Brothers
4.80% £10,000 / £2,000,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid on Anniversary
  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Away

Close Bank have been trading since 1878, are a FTSE 250 listed company and look after over £6.4bn of savings

You can find out more about them here

Cynergy
4.75% £10,000 / £1m

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid on Anniversary
  • Paid Annually
  • Added to the account

Cynergy was formerly known as Bank of Cyprus, which has operated in the UK since 1955, and looks after £1.76bn of savings

Hodge Bank
4.81% £1,000 / £1,000,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Annually

Hodge bank is based in South Wales and was authorised in 1987.  It looks after just under £1bn of deposits.    

Oxbury Bank
4.66% £1,000 / £500,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid on Anniversary
  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Compounded

Oxbury is a specialist agricultural bank, focused on lending to UK farms.  It got its banking licence in 2020 and launched savings accounts in February 2021.

Savers will need a smartphone to download the Oxbury Banking App as part of the security measures to access their online account

You can find out more about them here

RCI Bank
4.76% £1,000 / £1,000,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid on Anniversary
  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Annually

Part of French car giant Renault, RCI are a UK licensed bank and covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme

You can find out more about them here

Shawbrook Bank
4.73% £1,000 / £2,000,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Annually

Essex based Shawbrook launched in 2011 and looks after £7.84bn of savings

Find out more about them here

Zenith Bank
4.73% £2,000 / £2,000,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Compounded

Zenith Bank UK is a subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s leading banks.

Savers should note that, while this account can be opened online, it can only be managed by post

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