With our Easy Access Saver, you can earn
gross/AER* (variable) on balances from £1,000
up to £75,000. Withdrawals and closure are available
immediately without notice or penalty. Full details can
be found below.
Easy Access Saver
With our Easy Access Saver, you can earn
How To Apply
Option 1: Print & Post
You can print off a savings application form by clicking here:
Your completed application can be sent to us using our freepost address below. We will also need a personal
cheque for the opening balance made payable to the account holders(s).
We will carry out an electronic search to verify your identity. If we are unable to verify your identity
this way, we will ask you to provide additional documentation.
Manchester Building Society
125 Portland Street
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Option 2: Request an Application Pack
You can request for an application pack to be sent to you by clicking here:
Key Product Features for Easy Access Saver
- Easy Access Saver
What is the interest
- Interest is calculated daily, paid annually on 31st October and can be credited to the account or paid out to your bank account according to your preference as indicated on the application form.
- Interest will be paid without the deduction of tax. You may be liable to pay tax on your savings income and you will be responsible for paying any tax due. Tax treatment depends on your personal circumstances and may be subject to change in the future.
change the interest rate?
- Interest rates are variable and will only be altered in accordance with condition 11.8 of our Terms and Conditions. You will be notified of any changes in writing.
- We will write to you at least once each year to confirm the interest rate on your account.
What would the
estimated balance be
after 12 months
based on a £1,000
- This projection is provided for illustrative purposes only and assumes that interest is credited on the anniversary of account opening and that the interest rate does not change.
How do I open and
manage my account?
- You must be aged 18 or over and permanently resident in the UK.
- The account can be held in sole name or jointly in up to four names. Only one account can be opened per person. The account can be opened by new and existing customers and operated through the post.
- A minimum deposit of £1,000 is required to open this account. You can save up to a maximum of £75,000. This maximum can only be exceeded by capitalised interest.
- Deposits can be made by cheque, electronic bank transfer or internal transfer from another account held with the Society (subject to the Terms and Conditions of the accounts). Deposit funds must be made from a bank or building society account held in your name, or a joint account where you are one of the joint holders.
Can I withdraw
- Withdrawals are available without notice or penalty. A signed request will be required in order to make a withdrawal.
- Withdrawals are available by cheque, made payable to the account holder(s) and sent to the registered address by first class post.
- Please note that we reserve the right to withdraw this account at any time and return applications and/or deposits should the account become oversubscribed.
- If you change your mind about your savings account, you have the right to cancel within 14 days of opening. Please see our Terms and Conditions to find out how to cancel your account.
- The overall maximum holding by any one customer in respect of all savings accounts with the Society is £85,000. Please see condition 12.1 of our Terms and Conditions.
* AER stands for annual equivalent rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and added to the account once each year. The gross rate is the contractual rate of interest payable before the deduction of income tax.
Other Important Information
For more details about our accounts, or if you have any queries, please contact us on 0161 923 8015 or visit our website www.themanchester.co.uk.
Manchester Building Society is covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). The FSCS can pay compensation to depositors if we are unable to meet our financial obligations. Basic information about the protection of eligible deposits is given on the Information Sheet. For further information about the compensation provided by the FSCS, refer to the FSCS website at www.fscs.org.uk