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Savers getting raw deal following November’s base rate rise, MSE data reveals

Savings account rates have barely risen since November's base rate rise, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal

19 June 2018

NS&I to close three-year Investment Bond applications today

NS&I to close three-year Investment Bond applications TODAY

10 April 2018

Savings protection limit set to return to £85,000

The Bank of England is set to restore the savings protection limit to £85,000 per institution

21 November 2016

Challenger bank 'Fidor' launches in the UK today: But how good is it?

Fidor Bank is an online-only bank established in Germany in 2009, but it's not covered by the UK's FSCS protection

18 September 2015

Chancellor faces renewed call to prevent 'absurd' savings protection cut

Andrew Tyrie has written to Chancellor George Osborne calling for him to prevent an 'absurd' savings protection cut

11 September 2015

Chancellor called to prevent 'absurd' savings protection cut

A fall in the amount of savings protected if your bank goes bust is 'absurd' says the chairman of the Treasury Committee

22 July 2015

Government savings protection to be cut

The amount of money protected if your bank, building society or credit union goes bust will fall from £85,000 to £75,000

3 July 2015

New rules confirmed, which give more protection to savers if their bank fails

The FSCS limit will be increased from £85k to £1 million for temporary balances under new rules outlined by the Bank

1 April 2015

Government unveils Pensioner Bond rates – and they're market-leading

Pensioner Bonds will pay market-leading rates of 2.8% on a one-year bond and 4% on a three-year bond from January 2015

12 December 2014

Government seeks advice on how to include P2P lending in NISAs

Savers are a step closer to being able to earn a tax-free income from peer-to-peer lending

17 October 2014

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