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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

Deposit Account Term APY
Halifax 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.80% Sep, 2014
BLME Islamic 1 Year Deposit 1 year1.60% Sep, 2014
Lloyds TSB 2 Year Term Deposit2 year1.55% Sep, 2014
Halifax 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.55% Sep, 2014
HSBC UK 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.45% Sep, 2014
Nationwide 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.40% Sep, 2014
NatWest 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.35% Sep, 2014
RBS 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.35% Sep, 2014
Lloyds TSB 1 Year Term Deposit1 year1.30% Sep, 2014
Barclays 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.30% Sep, 2014
Bank of Scotland 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.30% Sep, 2014
HSBC UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.20% Sep, 2014
RBS 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.10% Sep, 2014
NatWest 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.10% Sep, 2014
Santander UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Savings Bond1 year1.10% Sep, 2014
Bank of Scotland 6 Month Fixed Rate Bond6 month1.10% Sep, 2014
Lloyds TSB 6 Month Term Deposit6 month1.00% Sep, 2014
HSBC UK 6 Month Fixed Rate Bond6 month0.9% Sep, 2014

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
Halifax 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.80% Sep, 2014
BLME Islamic 1 Year Deposit 1 year1.60% Sep, 2014
Lloyds TSB 2 Year Term Deposit2 year1.55% Sep, 2014
Halifax 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.55% Sep, 2014
HSBC UK 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.45% Sep, 2014
Nationwide 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.40% Sep, 2014
NatWest 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.35% Sep, 2014
RBS 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond2 year1.35% Sep, 2014
Lloyds TSB 1 Year Term Deposit1 year1.30% Sep, 2014
Barclays 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.30% Sep, 2014
Bank of Scotland 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.30% Sep, 2014
HSBC UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.20% Sep, 2014
RBS 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.10% Sep, 2014
NatWest 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond1 year1.10% Sep, 2014
Santander UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Savings Bond1 year1.10% Sep, 2014
Bank of Scotland 6 Month Fixed Rate Bond6 month1.10% Sep, 2014
Lloyds TSB 6 Month Term Deposit6 month1.00% Sep, 2014
HSBC UK 6 Month Fixed Rate Bond6 month0.9% Sep, 2014