Savings: The three best Cash ISA deals and three alternatives

As the end of the tax-year draws ever closer, there will undoubtedly be many savers who have not yet opened their Cash ISA (Individual Savings Allowance) for the 2016/17 tax-year. There’s no doubt that the introduction of the Personal Savings Allowance, which will be available to us all from 6th April 2016, will shake up the savings market, but we still believe Cash ISAs will have their place. So, if you’ve not yet used your Cash ISA allowance, here’s our guide to the best deals currently available and three alternatives if you ...

Savings: Nottingham and Shepshed building societies to merge

Savings: Nottingham and Shepshed Building Societies to mergeTwo of the East Midland’s building societies are set to merge. It was announced yesterday, that subject to approval of the Financial Services Authority and members, the Nottingham Building Society will merge with the Shepshed Building Society in July 2013. The Shepshed Building Society, whose name will be lost in the merger, will add three branches to the existing network of 31 for the Nottingham Building Society. The branches of the Shepshed will stay open for at least ...