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Product focus: Cash ISAs

Category: Savings

Updated: 20/09/2010
First Published: 20/09/2010

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ISA season may have ended nearly six months ago, however, there are still plenty of deals available for savers looking for a suitable tax free investment.

Here is a selection of the current best cash ISAs, which do not require advance notice to access funds.

All the following accounts include an introductory bonus and accept transfers in.

Principality Building Society – e-ISA Issue 2

This account pays an annual rate of 2.80% including a bonus of 1.00% for twelve months. Savers can invest a minimum deposit of just £1. No advance notice is required to access funds, although all withdrawals must be made via a nominated account. Transfers in are allowed. The account is available to savers aged 16 and over and can be operated online only.

Birmingham Midshires – ISA Extra

This account pays 2.70% on its anniversary including a 1.00% bonus for fifteen months. A monthly interest option is available at 2.67% including a bonus of 0.98% for fifteen months. Savers can invest a minimum of £500. Interest is paid after one year, again when the fifteen month period expires, then annually afterwards. Transfers in are allowed. No notice is required to access funds, although all withdrawals must be made by cheque. The account can be operated by post by savers aged 16 and over.

Cheltenham & Gloucester – C&G Cash ISA

The Cash ISA deal from Cheltenham & Gloucester pays 2.70% including a bonus of 1.70% for twelve months. A monthly interest option is available at 2.67% including a 1.68% bonus for twelve months. Savers can make a minimum investment of £1. Funds can be accessed instantly, although all postal withdrawals must be made by cheque. Transfers in are accepted. The account can be operated in branch or by post by savers aged 16 and over.

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