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Provider Rate Min/Max Deposit Opening Account Accessing Account Interest Options SG Verdict
Al Rayan Bank
0.90% £1,000 / No Maximum

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  • 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  

Allica Bank
0.85% £1,000 / £250,000

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  • Anniversary
  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Annually
  • Paid On Maturity

Allica are based in Milton Keynes and were awarded their banking licence in 2019 and launched in April 2020. 

BLME
1.00% £1,000 / £1,000,000

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  • Paid On Maturity
  • Paid Away

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

Charter Savings Bank
0.91% £5,000 / £1m

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  • Anniversary
  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Monthly
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Wolverhampton based Charter Savings is part of Chartercourt Financial Services. Charter Savings launched in 2015.

It has grown to hold over £5bn of savers money since launch

Ford Money
0.75% £500 / £2,000,000

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

Essex based Ford Money’s launched in April 2017.  Their fixed rate bonds tend not to be available for long so move quickly if this rate appeals.

Gatehouse Bank
0.85% £1,000 / £85,000

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  • Paid Annually
  • Paid On Maturity
  • Paid Away

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

Habib Bank
0.85% £1,000 / £1,000,000

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  • Paid Annually
  • Paid On Maturity

Habib Bank Zurich has been trading in the UK since 1974 and has eight branches in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Leicester.

Habib offer a generous 30 days to fund your bond, once opened.

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

Metro Bank
0.80% £500 / £2,000,000

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  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Annually

Metro has 77 branches across the UK and has been in operation since 2009.  It looks after £14.5bn of savings

Paragon Bank
0.75% £1,000 / £100,000

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  • Anniversary
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  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Annually

Competitive rate from Birmingham based Paragon who now have over £6bn of savings deposits. 

Union Bank of India
0.90% £1,000 / £1,000,000

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  • Paid On Maturity

Union Bank of India (UK), which is a subsidiary of Union Bank of India, one of the largest public sector banks in India

United Trust Bank
1.10% £5,000 / £1,000,000

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  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Annually

Very competitive rate from London based specialist lender United Trust.  

Move quickly if you wish to secure this as we highly doubt it will be on sale by the end of next week

Savers should note that, while this account can be opened online, it can only be managed by post or at UTB’s branch in Moorgate, London

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