Birmingham Midshires Fixed Rate Bonds

Compare BM fixed Rate Bonds

If you have some savings, you can afford to tie away for a set period of time then you may benefit from a fixed rate bond. We don't currently have any Birmingham Midshires fixed rate bonds on offer, but see below for a number of other leading deals:

Fixed Rate Bond Selection
ProviderAccountInterest Rate (AER)TermApply
3.15%5 yearsMore Info >
Earn 3.14% gross/AER fixed for 5 years. £5,000 minimum deposit. AgriBank PLC is a credit institution licensed in Malta, which has passported its services to the UK. AgriBank lends exclusively to farmers in the UK and all deposits held with the Bank are invested solely in the UK Agricultural Sector. Apply online.
3.00%5 YearsMore Info >
Earn 3.00% AER/Fixed
2.35%4 YearsMore Info >
Earn 2.35% gross/AER fixed for 4 years. Save £1,000 - £250,000. No withdrawals during the term. Individual or joint accounts available. Annual or monthly interest.
2.50%5 YearMore Info >
Earn 2.50% AER fixed for 5 years. No withdrawals during the term. Minimum deposit £1,000.
2.45%4 YearMore Info >
Earn 2.45% AER fixed for 4 years. No withdrawals during the term. Minimum deposit £1,000.
2.20%3 YearsMore Info >
Earn 2.20% gross/AER fixed for 3 years. Save £1,000 - £250,000. No withdrawals during the term. Individual or joint accounts available
2.40%3 YearMore Info >
Earn 2.40% AER fixed for 3 years. No withdrawals during the term. Minimum deposit £1,000.
2.40%2 yearsMore Info >
Earn 2.40% gross/AER fixed for 2 years. Save from £5,000 to £500,000. No additional deposits or withdrawals. Apply online.
1.95%2 YearMore Info >
Earn 1.95% AER fixed for 2 years. No withdrawals during the term. Minimum deposit £1,000.
2.00%2 yearsMore Info >
Earn 2.00%. Minimum deposit £1,000. Available to individuals and joint applicants. No withdrawals. Apply online.
2.20%3 yearsMore Info >
Earn 2.20%. Minimum deposit £1,000. Available to individuals and joint applicants. No withdrawals. Apply online.
2.00%1 YearMore Info >
Earn 2.00% AER fixed for 1 year. No withdrawals during the term. Minimum deposit £1,000.
2.00%1 yearMore Info >
Earn 2.00% gross/AER fixed for 1 year. Save from £5,000 to £500,000. No additional deposits or withdrawals. Apply online.
1.40%1 yearMore Info >
Earn 1.40%. Minimum deposit £1,000. Available to individuals and joint applicants. No withdrawals. Apply online.
Short Term Fixed Rate Bonds (0-2 years)
ProviderAccountInterest Rate (AER)TermApply
1.55%Instant AccessApply Now >
Earn 1.55% gross/AER Instant Access. No notice periods. Unlimited payments and withdrawals. Pay in from £100. RCI Bank are protected up to a total of €100,000 by the FGDR (Fonds de Garantie Dépôts et de Résolution), the French deposit protection scheme. Apply online.
1.00%2 yearsApply Now >
2 year fixed rate savings account paying 1.00% Gross (1.00% AER)
0.75%1 yearApply Now >
1 year fixed rate savings account paying 0.75% gross/AER.
Medium Term Fixed Rate Bonds (3-4 years)
ProviderAccountInterest Rate (AER)TermApply
2.20%3 YearsApply Now >
Earn 2.20% gross/AER fixed for 3 years. Save £1,000 - £250,000. No withdrawals during the term. Individual or joint accounts available
1.50%3 YearsApply Now >
Interest paid annually at 1.50% (gross), quarterly at 1.49% (gross), or monthly at 1.49% (gross). Minimum Deposit £10,000.
Long Term Fixed Rate Bonds (4+ years)
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Alternatives to Fixed Rate Bonds
ProviderPlanDeposit TakerPotential ReturnTermMore Info
Kick Out Deposit PlanInvestec Bank plc

4.25%

per annum

Up to
6 years
More Info >
  • 4.25% for each year if the FTSE 100 finishes higher than its starting value
  • Opportunity to mature early at year 3, 4 or 5
  • Capital protected
  • Short/medium term alternative to fixed rates
  • Also available for Cash ISAs & ISA transfers
  • Covered by the FSCS (Financial Services Compensation Scheme)
  • Limited offer - deadlines apply. May close early if oversubscribed
  • Plan designed to be held for full term
  • Arrangement fee applies
  • Returns not guaranteed. You may only receive a return of your original capital 

These are structured deposit plans and are capital protected. There is a risk that the company backing the plans or any company associated with the plans may be unable to repay your initial investment and any returns stated. In this event you may be entitled to compensation from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) , depending on your individual circumstances. In addition, you may not get back the full amount of your initial investment if the plans are not held for the full term.

If you are at all unsure of the suitability of these types of investments, both in respect of their objectives and risk profiles, you should seek independent financial advice.

Fixed term bonds can vary but they usually share some features such as;

  • You always know the rate of interest your investment will earn
  • You are protected against falls in interest rates for the full term
  • A set minimum and maximum deposit amount
  • Option to receive interest monthly or annually

 

Fixed rate bonds will suit you if you have a lump sum that you don’t need access to, because fixed rate bonds are designed to hold the money for the fixed time period, which allows the investment to grow - however, it is difficult to access that sum if you want it before the term is due to end without incurring a forfeit.

 

Alternatives

 

As this kind of investment involves you losing access to your funds for a predefined time period it is worth looking at alternatives before you do so to make sure you are making the right choice for you

 

  • Tracker bonds – Similar to a fixed rate bond, but instead of your interest rate staying consistent throughout the bonds term, it will change in reflection to any increases or decreases in the Base Rate set by the Bank of England. This means if during the term the base rate raises you will benefit from an increase in how much you receive in interest, if however it decreases you will receive less.

 

  • Structured Deposits – Like fixed rate and tracker bonds a structured deposit requires you to lock up your funds for a period of time however your gains are not guaranteed. This type of plan is normally tied to an index such as the FTSE 100, if over the plan the index or indices perform in a certain way you will receive your original investment back plus an interest payment typically larger than those offered by bonds or savings accounts. However if it does not perform in a certain way set out at the start of the plan you will receive your investment back but will no gains on it, so it is a risk that needs to be carefully considered beforehand.

 

  • Savings Account – If you would like to maintain easy access to your savings should you ever need them before the end of the term then an instant access savings account may be the solution to you. Although they do usually offer lower interest rates than bonds or structured deposits, they offer unlimited free withdrawals meaning if you should ever need your savings you don’t need to worry about any forfeit or fines for closing the account early.