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Provider Rate Min/Max Deposit Opening Account Accessing Account Interest Options SG Verdict
Aldermore
1.25% £1,000 / £1,000,000

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

First appearance in our easy access tables from Peterborough based Aldermore Bank, formed a decade ag, who look after £9bn of deposits 

Britannia
1.30% £500 / £1,000,000

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  • Paid Away or Compounded
  • Paid Annually

Only four withdrawals are permitted per calendar year.  If five or more withdrawals are made, the rate falls to 0.30%

The Co-op Bank has 68 branches across the UK.

Savers should note that, although this account can be opened online, it cannot be managed online.

Ford Money
1.35% £1 / £2,000,000

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Essex based Ford Money have consistently been in our best buy tables since their launch in April 2017. 

The rate is variable, any changes get notified to savers and they benefit from any upward movements automatically

Gatehouse Bank
1.40% £1,000 / £250,000

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  • Anniversary
  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Away

First appearance in our easy access best buys for Gatehouse. 

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

Marcus
1.35% £1 / £250,000

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  • Paid Monthly
  • Paid Compounded

Marcus launched in September 2018 and is part of US bank Goldman Sachs.

It has been in our best buys every day since launch

Shawbrook
1.33% £1,000 / £85,000

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  • Anniversary
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Essex based Shawbrook have consistently appeared in our best buys since August 2017 

The Family Building Society
1.26% £100 / £250,000

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  • Paid Annually
  • Paid Compounded
  • Paid on 31st January

Competitive rate from Epsom based Family Building Society with no restrictions on withdrawals and a low minimum balance

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