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Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond

Terms and Conditions relating specifically to 1 Year Fixed Term, Fixed Rate Bond

  1. These terms and conditions below must be read in conjunction with our Statement of Practice Investors leaflet, which details generic terms and conditions relating to all of our savings accounts.
  2. The initial investment must be a minimum of £1,000 up to a maximum of £250,000 (please make cheques payable to yourself not to Leek United).
  3. Additional deposits are not allowed during the term of the bond.
  4. Withdrawal of funds will only be permitted in exceptional circumstances and at the discretion of the Society.
  5. The interest rate is fixed for 1 year.
  6. Interest is calculated on a daily basis and credited on maturity of the 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Savings Bond or, if monthly interest is selected, on the first day of each month. Please note that where deposits are made by cheque (other than Leek United cheques) interest will not begin to be earned until two calendar days after the date of receipt.
  7. Interest may be added to the 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Savings Bond, transferred to another Leek United Building Society account or paid direct to your bank account.
  8. Once selected the frequency of interest payments cannot be changed between annual and monthly.
  9. The 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Savings Bond is a limited issue account. The Society reserves the right to close the issue without notice. Please note that the Society is not obliged to offer the 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Savings Bond to new customers after the product is withdrawn.
  10. You will be contacted shortly before maturity of the 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Savings 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 The capital and interest must be withdrawn and you will be asked to choose whether you wish to: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 and transfer the balance to the new account.
    - Transfer to another bank/building society account. (Please note that transfers will reach your account the following working day).
  11. If no instructions are received, the capital and interest will be transferred to the Society’s easy access No Instruction Holding Account Issue 2 or equivalent. Further details regarding the No Instruction Holding Account Issue 2 or equivalent will be issued prior to maturity of the 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Savings Bond.
  12. Tax assumptions are those currently applicable and are subject to statutory change.

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To open a 1 Year Fixed Rate, Fixed Term Bond, please complete and return a savings application form to: 

Savings Department
Leek United Building Society
50 St. Edward Street
ST13 5DL

together with proof of identity – for details of what is required, please see our ‘Proving Your Identity’ web page.

Proving Your Identity

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