Notice account

Earn a higher rate on your business savings if you’re able to give at least 95 days’ notice before taking money out



Earn up to 0.70% gross p.a./AER (variable)

Choose your interest to be paid monthly or annually.


Pay in money when you like

Minimum initial deposit of £10,000, up to a maximum balance of £10 million.



Manage by email, post or fax

To take out money, complete a withdrawal form and send it to us,
giving us a minimum of 95 days' notice.


No fees and charges

There are no fees and charges for any of our business savings accounts.


You can withdraw money (minimum withdrawal of £500) or close the account with 95 days’ notice - withdrawals are not allowed without 95 days' notice.

How to apply

First, check you meet the eligibility criteria on our faqs.

You can apply for one of our business savings accounts by completing our online application form.

We've listed all the information that you'll need to provide in this printable checklist.

For more help on how to open your account, please visit our opening an account page.

Summary box
Account name Business 95-Day Saver
What is the interest rate? You can choose to have interest paid monthly or annually.
Annual Interest gross p.a./AER (variable) Monthly Interest gross p.a./AER (variable)
0.70% 0.65%
Interest is calculated daily, and paid either annually on 31 March or monthly on the first working day of each calendar month.

Interest can be paid into the account, into your Nominated Account, or any other Business Saver Account or Corporate Saver Account that you have with us. Please see sections 57, 58 and 60 of the Business Saving Accounts Terms and Conditions. Please see Additional Information below for further information on Nominated Accounts. We also pay interest when you close your account and we add this to the capital value of the account.
Can Nationwide change the interest rate? Yes, the interest rate is variable. We can increase or decrease the interest rate for any of the reasons set out in the Business Saver Account Terms and Conditions.

Please see section 94 of the Business Saving Accounts Terms and Conditions for details about why we may change the interest rates and how we will tell you about any rate changes.
What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £10,000 deposit? This shows the balance on an initial deposit of £10,000 over 12 months where interest is either paid annually or monthly into the account.
Interest rate gross p.a./AER (variable) Balance at end of 12 months with interest
Annual 0.70% £10,070.00
Monthly 0.65% £10,065.19
This projection is provided for illustrative purposes only, it assumes that:
  • Interest is paid into the account.
  • No further deposits or withdrawals are made.
  • There is no change to the interest rate.
How do I open and manage my account? To open this account you must be a:
a) Privately or publicly owned limited company incorporated in the UK;
b) Charity registered in the UK;
c) Unincorporated body (e.g. Club, Parish Council) based in the UK;
d) UK sole trader/partnership; or an
e) Personal and corporate trustees of express trusts created in the UK.
AND
  • Employ up to 250 employees.
  • Have an annual turnover or assets of up to £45 million.
  • Are not listed under our ineligible companies found on our faqs.
NB. You will need to set up an existing UK based business account as your nominated account. This account must be in the name of your business and able to receive CHAPS payments.

You can open this account:
  • Online by visiting our business savings accounts page.
  • By requesting an application to be sent via post or email using the contact details via the above website.
  • You'll need at least £10,000 to open your account.
  • You'll need at least £1 to keep your account open.
  • You can make as many deposits as you want as long as your combined balance across all your Business Savings accounts does not exceed £10,000,000.
You can manage your account:
  • By Post, Fax or signed PDF instruction attached to an email.
Can I withdraw money? Yes, you can withdraw money from your account by giving us at least 95 days’ notice via post, fax or a signed PDF instruction attached to an email.

The minimum amount you can withdraw is £500.

When we receive your payment instruction you will receive confirmation of the date your funds will be released into your nominated account.

Notice starts on the day we receive complete instructions from you, provided we get them before 4pm. If we receive a notice when our office is closed or after 4pm on a working day, then we’ll process it on the next working day. If your notice expires on a day when our office isn’t open for banking business, we’ll act on your withdrawal on the next working day.

Please note that if the account balance falls below £10,000, then you won’t earn interest until the account returns to the minimum balance of £10,000.
Additional information If there has been a transaction on your account you will receive a full statement on the first working day of the next calendar month.

Your Nominated Account
Your nominated account is where we’ll send your money to when you make a withdrawal request. Your nominated account must be an existing UK based business account in the name of your business and be able to receive CHAPS payments. Please see sections 62 of the Business Saving Accounts Terms and Conditions for further details.

Interest rate definitions explained
  • AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year.
  • Gross p.a. is the interest rate without tax deducted.
The tax information provided is based on our understanding of current law and HM Revenue & Customs practice, both of which may change.

The interest rates and information in this summary box are correct as at 01 December 2017.
Download our Business 95-Day Saver summary box

This summary box sets out the key features of the savings account. For full details, please read the account terms and conditions.

Before you apply, please make sure you read the Summary box and terms and conditions in full and print or save a copy of the PDFs below for future reference.

From 13 January 2018, these terms and conditions will be replaced by new Business Savings General Terms and Conditions and Business 95 Day Saver Account Specific Terms, please also read these. By completing your application, you agree to be bound by both sets of terms and conditions.


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