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    Individual Personal Banking in the UK

    With 600+ branches in the UK, Halifax (owned by Lloyds Group) caters to retail customers for products such as bank accounts, savings accounts, fixed rate bonds and ISAs.Learn More

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    Expat International Banking in the UK

    Since 1865, HSBC UK through its HSBC global Bank network provides global banking services for expats and international clients. Find Out More

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    Affluent Banking in the UK

    Coutts is a private bank headquartered in the UK (Est. 1692) with clients that include entrepreneurs, executives, landowners, sportsmen & entertainers and ultra high net worth clients. and Learn More

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    Business and Corporate Banking in the UK

    Est. in 1727, RBS caters to business including startups, UK small businesses with turnover < 2m, medium and large UK businesses above 2m turnover and international businesses. Find Out More

Rates

BankAccountTypeInterest rateTerm

HSBC UK
HSBC UK 5 Year Fixed Rate BondFixed2.00%5 year

Halifax
Halifax 2 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.80%2 year

HSBC UK
HSBC UK 3 Year Fixed Rate BondFixed1.80%3 year

Lloyds TSB
Lloyds TSB 2 Year Term Depositterm deposit1.75%2 year

Bank of London and the Middle East
BLME Islamic 1 Year Deposit Fixed1.60%1 year

Halifax
Halifax 1 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.55%1 year

Bank of Scotland
Bank of Scotland 6 Month Fixed Rate Bondterm deposit1.50%6 month

Bank of Scotland
Bank of Scotland 1 Year Fixed Rate Bondterm deposit1.50%1 year

Lloyds TSB
Lloyds TSB 1 Year Term Depositterm deposit1.50%1 year

HSBC UK
HSBC UK 2 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.45%2 year

Barclays
Barclays 1 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.40%1 year

Nationwide Building Society
Nationwide 1 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.40%1 year

Royal Bank of Scotland
RBS 2 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.35%2 year

NatWest
NatWest 2 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.35%2 year

HSBC UK
HSBC UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.20%1 year

Royal Bank of Scotland
RBS 1 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.10%1 year

NatWest
NatWest 1 Year Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit1.10%1 year

Santander UK
Santander UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Savings Bondfixed deposit1.10%1 year

Lloyds TSB
Lloyds TSB 6 Month Term Depositterm deposit1.00%6 month

HSBC UK
HSBC UK 6 Month Fixed Rate Bondfixed deposit0.9%6 month

HSBC UK
HSBC UK 3 Month Fixed Rate BondFixed0.70%3 month

Economy

Compare UK Bank Account Rates

According to the IMF in 2009 the UK economy ranks 6th in the world with a GDP PPP of 2.1 trillion and GDP PPP per capita of 34,388 vs 45,934 (United States) Its central bank interest rate are set at 0.5% by the Bank of England. Its currency the Pound Sterling () is the 4th most traded currency in the world. According to CIA.gov its inflation was 3.6% in 2008 and 2.2% in 2009.

Largest Banks by Branches

Highest Deposit Account Rates

Deposit Account Term APY
HSBC UK 5 Year Fixed Rate Bond5 year2.00% Nov, 2014
Halifax 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.80% Nov, 2014
HSBC UK 3 Year Fixed Rate Bond3 year1.80% Nov, 2014
Lloyds TSB 2 Year Term Deposit2 year1.75% Nov, 2014
BLME Islamic 1 Year Deposit 1 year1.60% Nov, 2014
Halifax 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.55% Nov, 2014
Bank of Scotland 6 Month Fixed Rate Bond6 month1.50% Nov, 2014
Bank of Scotland 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.50% Nov, 2014
Lloyds TSB 1 Year Term Deposit1 year1.50% Nov, 2014
HSBC UK 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.45% Nov, 2014
Barclays 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.40% Nov, 2014
Nationwide 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.40% Nov, 2014
RBS 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.35% Nov, 2014
NatWest 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.35% Nov, 2014
HSBC UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.20% Nov, 2014
RBS 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.10% Nov, 2014
NatWest 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.10% Nov, 2014
Santander UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Savings Bond1 year1.10% Nov, 2014
Lloyds TSB 6 Month Term Deposit6 month1.00% Nov, 2014
HSBC UK 6 Month Fixed Rate Bond6 month0.9% Nov, 2014
HSBC UK 3 Month Fixed Rate Bond3 month0.70% Nov, 2014

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