Why choose our 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond?
This account gives you the reassurance of a fixed rate of return until a fixed end date, providing peace of mind that your money will grow. You will also enjoy an attractive guaranteed rate of interest for the two year period.
This is a practical choice if you don’t need to access your money and wish to earn a higher rate of interest as a reward. (Please note that you can’t add to the bond after your initial investment or withdraw money until the end of the first year. Doing so would incur a penalty equivalent to 180 days gross interest on the amount withdrawn).
This could be the account for you if you’re looking for:
- A guaranteed fixed rate of interest for two years
- The opportunity to open an account with £5,000 (up to a maximum of £300,000)
- An account for a longer-term investment
To view the Society’s identification requirements for new customers, please click here
With effect from 11 January 2018
|Key product information for this account. For your own benefit and protection, you should carefully read the Savings Account Terms and Conditions booklet.|
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|What is the interest rate?|
The interest rate is fixed at 1.60% gross*/AER** for two years from the date the bond is opened.
At maturity of the fixed rate term, your account will automatically become an Easy Access Bank Base Rate Tracker and will match the Bank of England Base Rate, currently 0.50% gross*/AER**. (You will find the Bank of England Base Rate displayed on the website bankofengland.co.uk)
Interest will be paid on 1 December each year.
|Can Hinckley & Rugby Building Society change the interest rate?|
The interest rate is fixed and cannot be changed during the two year term.
|What would the estimated balance be after 24 months based on a £5,000 deposit?|
At the expiry of the two year fixed rate term the estimated balance, based on an initial deposit of £5,000 and with interest added annually, would be £5,161.28.
Assuming that no further deposits or withdrawals are made and there is no change in the interest rate, after a further one year term, the estimated balance would be £5,187.09.
These figures are provided for illustrative purposes only and do not take into account your individual circumstances.
|How do I open and manage my account?|
Complete the application form attached to the brochure, including the declarations on the reverse side, and take it to one of our branches or agencies, or post it to us at the address on the rear cover, with your investment and identification (if applicable). Please make cheques payable to ‘Hinckley & Rugby Building Society a/c ‘your name’.
The minimum deposit required to open this account is £5,000 and the maximum deposit is £300,000. The overall maximum holding by any one member in respect of all savings accounts with the Society is £300,000.
Please note that you cannot add to your initial investment during the two year fixed rate term. You can open and manage your account at any of our branches or by post.
|Can I withdraw money?|
Withdrawals are not permitted until the end of the first year following opening of the account. After this you may withdraw all or part of your investment by cheque, but if you do so you will lose a sum equivalent to 180 days’ gross interest on the amount withdrawn.
From maturity of the fixed rate term, when your account automatically becomes an Easy Access Bank Base Rate Tracker, further deposits and withdrawals can be made any any time without notice or penalty. The minimum withdrawal is £250 and only cheque withdrawals are allowed.
Subject to the conditions set out above, money can be paid out against a cheque from the start of the sixth business day following the day of deposit. Business day means a day other than a Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holiday. Funds are available for immediate withdrawal for all other types of deposit.
Interest is paid gross without tax deducted. From 6 April 2016, most people are no longer required to pay tax on savings income. However, it is your responsibility to pay any tax due, based on your individual circumstances. Ask for a copy of A guide to the Personal Savings Allowance produced by HM Revenue & Customs for further details.
Gross rate – the annual rate of interest to be paid on a savings account without any deduction being made in respect of personal Income Tax liability.
AER - stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and added once a year (or monthly as the case may be).
Interest is calculated on a daily basis up to and including the day before any withdrawal. For cheque receipts, interest is paid from the day after the cheque is deposited with us. For cash and automated credits, interest is paid from the day of receipt.
Each year on 1 December the interest earned will be credited to your 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond. Alternatively it can be paid to a bank or building society account, or transferred to another account with the Society.
We will write to you before the end of the two year term to advise you that your account is about to mature. Unless we have received alternative instructions from you, after two years, your 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond will automatically revert to an Easy Access Bank Base Rate Tracker.
Enquire about 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond
Thank you for your interest in our 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond.
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Apply for a 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond
Thank you for your interest in our 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond.
To apply for this account, please complete the boxes with your name, email address and telephone number, then read the Society’s Savings Account Terms and Conditions and Interest Rates for Savers (see below) and tick the box to confirm you understand them. Please also view the Deposit Guarantee Scheme Information Leaflet and Summary Privacy Notice and tick the second box to confirm you have seen them.
Please then click ‘Submit’ to obtain an application form and the declaration for this account which you should print, complete and return to:
Hinckley & Rugby Building Society
Upper Bond Street
Please ensure you have enclosed the following with your completed application form and signed declaration:
1. New customers – a piece of documentation to prove your address or a deposit by cheque drawn on your own personal bank account. Please note that your personal cheque does not need to be for the full amount you wish to invest in the 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond.
2. The required identification (if applicable) – please click here for details
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