Savings: 5 top accounts from banks you have never heard of

Compound interestOne of the unforeseen consequences of the financial crisis has been the number of new banks offering accounts to UK savers. Some of these are brand new start-up, so-called ‘challenger’ banks, whilst others are based overseas and have moved to the UK. Savers are by their very nature cautious people who want to know their money is safe, so it takes some time before these new banks are trusted. We therefore thought we’d highlight five accounts, all protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), which pay market leading rates of ...