1 Year Fixed Rate Access Bond (Issue 378)Rates correct as at 8 JAN 2020
Looking for a straightforward savings account with the security of a fixed rate? The 1 Year Fixed Rate Access Bond (Issue 378) from Leeds Building Society could be just what you need!
1.15% Gross‡ p.a./AER† (fixed)
The term is fixed until 28 February 2021
|Account Name||1 Year Fixed Rate Access Bond (Issue 378)|
|What is the interest rate?||Annual Interest 1.15% Gross‡ p.a./AER† fixed until 28 February 2021.
If the balance falls below £100, the rate of interest that shall apply is 0.05% Gross‡ p.a./AER† variable.
Interest is calculated daily and paid on maturity (28 February 2021).
Interest can be credited to the account or transferred to another building society/bank account or to another account held with the Society.
|Can Leeds Building Society change the interest rate?||The interest rate on this account is fixed, this means the interest rate paid on your account won’t change during the fixed rate term subject to the minimum balance of £100 being maintained.|
|What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1000 deposit?||Assuming that £1,000 is deposited into the account at the time it is opened and no deposits or withdrawals are made then based on an interest rate of 1.15% you will receive an interest payment of £11.50 at the end of the fixed term (28 February 2021), giving an overall account balance of £1,011.50.
This projection is provided for illustrative purposes only and will depend on the individual circumstances of each customer.
|How do I open and manage my account?||Eligibility:
The account is available to individuals aged 18 or over who are resident in the UK.
The account cannot be opened by corporate bodies, trustees, executors, nominees or charities.
The account is limited to one account per customer.
How to open the account:
The account can be opened through any of our branches, via our website www.leedsbuildingsociety.co.uk or by post.
If you currently have an existing Leeds Building Society account it may be possible to transfer your funds, subject to your existing product terms and conditions and the product terms and conditions of this account. Please check with us to see whether this is possible.
Operating the account:
Minimum operating balance: £100. The minimum operating balance is required to open the account.
Maximum operating balance: £1,000,000, £2,000,000 for joint accounts, plus accrued interest credited to the account.
The account can be operated in branch or by post. You will also be able to carry out some operations by telephone and online, where you have registered for online services.
Where the account is operated by post, the Society will aim to deal with all transactions within two working days of receipt of a request. However, the Society cannot be held responsible for delays due to unforeseen circumstances and postal delays.
|Can I withdraw money?||Withdrawals: You can withdraw up to 25% of your capital balance without notice or loss of interest, prior to maturity (28 February 2021) subject to the minimum balance of £100 being maintained.
Maturity: The account will mature at midnight on 28 February 2021. On the day after maturity (1 March 2021), your funds (including interest) will be automatically transferred to an instant access maturity account, unless you provide alternative instructions. Full details including terms and conditions will be provided before maturity.
|Additional Information||Account closure: You can’t close your account until the day after maturity (1 March 2021).
Deposits: The account is limited issue. Once the account is open, you can make deposits up to and including 29 February 2020. After this date the account may be closed for further deposits at any time and without notice.
Tax treatment: Interest is paid gross, without the deduction of income tax. Payment of gross interest does not mean that interest you receive is exempt from tax. The tax treatment depends on the individual circumstances of each customer and may be subject to change in the future. It is your responsibility to seek independent tax advice.
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Your savings are also protected by the FSCS. For details please read our FSCS Information Sheet (PDF)
Alternate ways to apply
Visit your local branch and our friendly staff will help you to open your account.
Download your savings application pack to apply by post.