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Fixed Rate & Fixed Term Bond

Member Only Bonds

To be eligible to open one of our Member Only Bonds, you must already be an existing Leek United member whose membership commenced on or before 1 April 2017 or reinvesting from a maturing Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond.

The two Member Only Bonds we currently have on offer are shown below:

Summary Box - Key Product Information
Account Name 1 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond
What is the interest rate?

Annual interest

 

0.75% Gross* / AER**

Interest is calculated daily and paid annually on maturity

Monthly interest

 


0.75% Gross* / AER**

Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly on the first of the month.

Can Leek United Building Society change the interest rates?

The interest rate on this Bond is fixed until the Bond maturity date.

Leek United Building Society will not change the interest rate on this account.

What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1,000 deposit?

Based on a deposit of £1,000 the estimated balance after 12 months is £1,007.50,  This projection assumes that the amount of £1,000 is deposited in the Bond at the time it is opened and that no further deposits or withdrawals are made for the full interest period and is based on interest paid annually.

This projection is provided for illustration purposes only.

How do a I open and manage my account?

The account can be opened in person at one of our branches or agencies.

The account must be opened with a minimum deposit of at least £1,000.  A maximum of £250,000 can be held in the account.

Available to UK residents only.

Can I withdraw money? No withdrawals or early closure can be made.
Additional information

The account is a fixed term savings bond for a period of one year from the date the bond is opened.

To be eligible for the 1 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond you must already be an existing member whose membership commenced on or before 1 April 2017 or reinvesting from a maturing 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond.

Once selected the frequency of interest payments cannot be changed between annual and monthly.

You will be contacted shortly before maturity of the 1 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond to ascertain your requirements.  The capital and interest must be withdrawn and you will be asked to choose whether you wish to:

  • transfer the balance to an existing Leek United account
  • open a new Leek United account
  • transfer to another bank/building society account.  (Please note that transfers will reach your account the following working day)

If no instructions are received, the capital and interest will be transferred to the Society's variable easy access No Instruction Holding Account Issue 2.  Further details regarding the No Instruction Holding Account Issue 2 will be issued prior to maturity of the 1 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond.

 

Summary Box - Key Product Information
Account Name 2 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond
What is the interest rate?

Annual interest

 

1.05% Gross* / AER**

Interest is calculated daily and paid annually on maturity

Monthly interest

 


1.04% Gross* / 1.05%AER**

Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly on the first of the month.

Can Leek United Building Society change the interest rates?

The interest rate on this Bond is fixed until the Bond maturity date.

Leek United Building Society will not change the interest rate on this account.

What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1,000 deposit?

Based on a deposit of £1,000 the estimated balance after 12 months is £1,010.50,  This projection assumes that the amount of £1,000 is deposited in the Bond at the time it is opened and that no further deposits or withdrawals are made for the full interest period and is based on interest paid annually.

This projection is provided for illustration purposes only.

How do a I open and manage my account?

The account can be opened in person at one of our branches or agencies.

The account must be opened with a minimum deposit of at least £1,000.  A maximum of £250,000 can be held in the account.

Available to UK residents only.

Can I withdraw money? No withdrawals or early closure can be made.
Additional information

The account is a fixed term savings bond for a period of two years from the date the bond is opened.

To be eligible for the 2 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond you must already be an existing member whose membership commenced on or before 1 April 2017 or reinvesting from a maturing 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond.

Once selected the frequency of interest payments cannot be changed between annual and monthly.

You will be contacted shortly before maturity of the 2 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond to ascertain your requirements.  The capital and interest must be withdrawn and you will be asked to choose whether you wish to:

  • transfer the balance to an existing Leek United account
  • open a new Leek United account
  • transfer to another bank/building society account.  (Please note that transfers will reach your account the following working day)

If no instructions are received, the capital and interest will be transferred to the Society's variable easy access No Instruction Holding Account Issue 2.  Further details regarding the No Instruction Holding Account Issue 2 will be issued prior to maturity of the 2 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond

*  Gross rate of interest is the interest rate payable before any income tax is deducted (if you do pay tax).

** AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year.

To view the full terms and conditions relating to our 1 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond, please click here.  The rates application to our 1 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond are applicable from 1 July 2018.

To view the full terms and conditions relating to our 2 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond, please click here.  The rates application to our 2 Year Member Only Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond are applicable from 1 December 2017.

In some circumstances customers will be required to pay tax on interest earned.  Please contact HM Revenue & Customs for further information or view their website.

The tax information provided is based on our understanding of current law and HM Revenue & Customs practice, both of which may change.