Top 10 UK Savings Account Latest News
13.01.2010 ICICI 2 year fixed rate bond with monthly interest option 4.25%
20.07.2009 Alliance and Leicester join the top 10 savings accounts with an instant access savings account that is paying more than many fixed rate bonds. 
08.07.2009 If you have a flex account the new savings accounts (e-bonds) from Nationwide are providing some of the best rates for savers. The savings rates shown depend on sum invested in the savings account.

Details on the top 10 savings accounts that are available currently in the UK. Not surprisingly the top savings rates and savings accounts are from fixed rate bonds but it is good to see some of the best rates are also available from accounts requiring less notice and lower minimum deposits too. Rates correct as 01/01/2010. All the savings accounts below are covered under the UK financial services compensation scheme.

SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROVIDER
INTEREST AER
DETAILS
INTEREST PAYMENT
MINIMUM INVESTMENT
FURTHER INFORMATION

ICICI BANK

4.50%

4 YEAR FIXED RATE BOND

ANNUALLY
OR
MONTHLY

1,000

 
Barclays Bank
4.25%
1 Year Regular saver £25-£250 per month with no withdrawal penalties. Existing Barclays customers only.
ANNUALLY
£25-£250 per month
 

ICICI HiSave

4.70%

3 YEAR FIXED RATE BOND

MONTHLY
OR
ANNUALLY

£1,000

 

ICICI HiSave

4.25%

24 MONTH FIXED RATE BOND

MONTHLY
OR
ANNUALLY

£1

 

PRINCIPALITY BUILDING SOCIETY

2.85%

ONLINE INSTANT ACCESS SAVINGS ACCOUNT

ANNUALLY

1

 

TESCO INTERNET SAVER

2.75%

INSTANT ACCESS SAVINGS ACCOUNT

ANNUALLY

1

 

ALLIANCE AND LEICESTER

2.75%

A & L Online Saver Issue 7 (Instant access savings account)

ANNUALLY

1,000

 

Most of the top savings accounts shown above provide the highest interest rates available in the UK for your savings but require you to commit your savings for a period of time so before committing to these savings accounts make sure you can afford to tie your money up for the lengh of time these savings accounts require. 

Top 10 savings accounts in the UK including top 10 fixed rate bonds and top 10 instant access savings accounts.