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180 Days Notice Cash ISA is a variable rate account with a low minimum balance.

To get the more favourable interest rate 180 days notice is required for withdrawals.

This is an easy way to save tax-free.

The Society is currently accepting Cash ISA transfers in.  Please contact a member of our Savings Team on 01455 844422 or visit one of our branches to discuss your requirements. If you prefer to contact us via email then we can call you.  Once discussed, we will provide you with an application form for you to complete and we will arrange your transfer to us.


Summary Box

The Information provided is a summary of the key features of the savings account and is not intended to be a substitute for reading the terms and conditions that apply to the account.

What is the Interest Rate?4.80% Gross/4.80% AER (From 24 June 2024)


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


Interest is calculated daily and is variable.  Interest is compounded annually on the 5th April.


See our current interest rates leaflet for all savings accounts.

Can esbs change the Interest Rate?We may change interest rates at any time if we reasonably believe the change is needed.  Please refer to Condition 7 – Interest in the Terms and Conditions for esbs Retail Savings Accounts leaflet for further details.
What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1,000 deposit?



The projected balance based on the current interest rate is £1,048.00.

This projection is provided for illustrative purposes only and does not take into account the individual circumstances of the customer.

How do I open and manage my account?




  • The account may only be opened by UK residents (subject to an exception for certain Crown employees, their spouse or registered civil partner).
  • Minimum age 18, sole investors only.
  • Minimum balance £10.
  • Maximum subscription limit is £20,000 from the 6th April to the 5th April.
  • To apply for a 180 Days Notice Cash ISA please read the 180 Days Notice Cash ISA Leaflet to ensure this account is suitable for you.  Please be certain to read the Terms and Conditions for esbs Retail Savings Accounts.
  • If you wish to open an account you can download and print an application form on our website, apply in person in one of our branches or, should you wish for an application form to be sent in the post for you, call our Savings Team on 01455 844422 (Option 1).  Please remember to provide the correct Identification and funds.
  • You can manage your account at our branches or by post.
Can I withdraw money?
  • Yes – however to avoid loss of interest 180 days notice is required.
Additional Information
  • This is a flexible Cash ISA. Money withdrawn may be replaced in the same tax year without it counting towards the annual subscription limit.

This account might be right for you if:

  • You are happy with a variable rate of interest that can go up or down
  • Happy to not have access to your savings for 180 days
  • Would like tax free savings
  • Are aged 18 or over

This account is not right for you if:

  • If you want the security of a fixed rate of interest
  • Would like instant access to your money
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