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18 Month Fixed

Provider Rate Min/Max Deposit Opening Account Accessing Account Interest Options SG Verdict
Al Rayan Bank
2.22% £1,000 / No Maximum

Branch
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Branch
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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 

We don’t expect this rate to last so move quickly if it appeals

BLME 18 Month Fixed
2.00% £1,000 / £1,000,000

Branch
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Branch
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  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Away

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

Investec
1.50% £25,000 / £1,000,000

Branch
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Branch
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  • Anniversary
  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Away

The minimum investment of £25,000 may limit interest for some savers on this product.

Metro
1.70% £500 / £2,000,000

Branch
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Branch
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  • 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    

Oaknorth
1.80% £1,000 / £250,000

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Branch
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  • Paid Annually
  • Paid On Maturity

OakNorth launched in 2015 and offers debt and property finance to UK small and medium size enterprises 

OakNorth change their rates frequently so move quickly if this rate appeals

Saffron Building Society
1.80% £500 / £500,000

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Branch
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  • Anniversary
  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Annually

First ever appearance in our tables from Essex based Saffron Building Society, who look after over £1bn of savers deposits.

Union Bank of India
1.82% £1,000 / £1,000,000

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Branch
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  • Paid On Maturity

First entry in our 18 month tables from Union Bank of India (UK), which is a subsidiary of Union Bank of India, one of the largest public sector banks in India

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