Egg, best known for their Egg card, has just announced a new interest rate on their savings account of 6.05 percent gross.
Requiring a minimum deposit of just GBP1 and open to both existing and new customers the Egg card savings account is expected to be very popular. It also allows free access to the money held, with no penalties or notice periods needed. After the first 12 months at the introductory rate the account reverts back to the standard variable rate, currently 4.75 percent gross.
An Egg card spokesman, discussing the savings account, said that the introductory interest rate is one of the best available for easy access accounts and, with the rate guaranteed for 12 months offers an excellent vehicle for savers.