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High Street posts worst sales for two years

High Street posts worst sales for two years

Accountancy firm BDO has warned Britain’s retailers should prepare themselves for some tough times as pressure builds on consumers in the run-up to Christmas. According to the firm’s High Street Sales Tracker, sales figures for August fell 2.2% among mid-market retailers, attributed to the riots and cooler weather during the month. The riots, in particular, [...]

September 5, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Bradford & Bingley launches 2.35% two-year bond

Bradford & Bingley launches 2.35% two-year bond

Bradford & Bingley has launched a new two-year fixed-rate bond paying 4.35% interest. The bond requires a minimum deposit of £10,000, and no withdrawals are permitted during the life of the bond. Savers looking to take advantage of the bond must have internet access as it is only available online. Reza Attar-Zadeh, director of savings [...]

September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
NS&I reissues two-year fixed-rate bond

NS&I reissues two-year fixed-rate bond

National Savings & Investments (NS&I) has launched new issues of its two year fixed-rate bonds. The Guaranteed Growth Bond pays interest at the end of the two-year term at a rate of 3.75% per annum. The Guaranteed Income Bond pays interest monthly at a rate of 3.65% per annum. Both bonds offer a 100% capital [...]

July 14, 2009 | 0 Comments More
The Nottingham pays 4.15% on two-year bond

The Nottingham pays 4.15% on two-year bond

The Nottingham has unveiled a two year fixed-rate bond paying interest at a guaranteed 4.15% AER. Savers can invest between £1,000 and £250,000 in the bond, which is managed remotely by post. A saver investing £25,000 in the bond will see their savings grow by £2,177 before tax through the two year term. According to [...]

May 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Santander launches 4.01% fixed-rate bond

Santander launches 4.01% fixed-rate bond

Santander’s UK banks have launched a new two year fixed-rate bond paying interest at 4.01% gross p.a./AER. Minimum deposit is £30,000, and maximum deposit is £2 million. The bond is available in store from branches of Abbey, Bradford & Bingley, and Alliance & Leicester. Reza Attar-Zadeh, director of savings and investments at Santander UK, said [...]

May 7, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Legal & General launches 3.69% mortgage

Legal & General launches 3.69% mortgage

Financial services provider Legal & General Mortgage Club (L&G) has launched an exclusive two-year 3.69% fixed-rate deal for remortgage customers, provided by Alliance & Leicester. Maximum loan to value (LTV) is 60%, and the arrangement fee is £1,499. Martyn Smith, L&G’s head of mortgages, said he expects the offer to be ‘snapped up’ by borrowers [...]

January 19, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Government proposes mortgage interest deferment scheme

Government proposes mortgage interest deferment scheme

The Government yesterday announced further help for mortgage borrowers who are falling behind with repayments. The new measures should mean that middle-income homeowners who lose their jobs or part of their income are less likely to face repossession. In a scheme guaranteed by the state, borrowers will be able to approach their lenders to request [...]

December 4, 2008 | 0 Comments More