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Provider Rate Min/Max Deposit Opening Account Accessing Account Interest Options SG Verdict
Al Rayan Bank
2.07% £1,000 / No Maximum

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Anniversary
  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Quarterly

This account pays expected profit, rather than interest, to meet Sharia law requirements.  Those savers comfortable with this are likely to be attracted by the rate and variety of channels to open and manage their account  

Arbuthnot Direct
1.86% £10,000 / £250,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Anniversary
  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Away

Arbuthnot Direct is part of private bank Arbuthnot Latham and launched in February 2019.

It has a quick application process and a 14 day cooling period.

BLME Bank
2.10% £1,000 / £1,000,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid On Maturity
  • Paid Away

This account pays expected profit, rather than interest, to meet Sharia law requirements.  

Gatehouse Bank
1.95% £1,000 / £85,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid Annually
  • Paid On Maturity
  • Paid Away

This account pays expected profit, rather than interest, to meet Sharia law requirements.  

Metro Bank
1.85% £500 / £2,000,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Annually

Metro Bank has 60 branches across the UK and has grown its customer deposits to £14.8bn, since its launch in 2008

Smart Save Bank
1.80% £1,000 / £85,000

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

Branch
App
Internet
Post
Telephone

  • Anniversary
  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Compounded

Wrexham based Chetwood Financial got its banking licence at the end of 2018 following a £40m investment from Elliott Advisors.

It lends its money to consumers via ‘dynamic loans’ which adapts the rate as consumer’s credit scores improve

Zenith Bank
1.80% £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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