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One of the UK’s largest savings organisations

Benefitting the public and the public purse

NS&I is one of the largest savings organisations in the UK with 25 million customers and more than £167 billion invested.

NS&I is both a government department and an Executive Agency of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Our origins can be traced back over 150 years to 1861.

When customers invest in NS&I products, they are lending to the Government, which goes towards the public purse. In return, the Government pays interest, or prizes for Premium Bonds. We offer 100% security on all deposits.

Our performance

In 2018/2019

84.3

Our customer satisfaction score

100

We met or exceeded all of our 12 Service Delivery Measures

105,000

Help to Save accounts opened

£1 billion

Premium Bonds prizes paid out in 2018-19

So far in 2018/2019

Q4 2018-19

NS&I raised £1.9 billion of Net Financing in Q4 (January-March 2019) 2018-19. In 2018-19 NS&I raised £10.8 billion of Net Financing. This is against a whole-year target of £9 billion (+ / - £3 billion).



Inspiring a stronger savings culture

This was the first year of our strategy, Inspire & Invest. Here you can see our performance as well as the progress we’ve made towards each of our six cross-cutting strategic aims.

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Latest news

Treats not tricks for October’s Premium Bond jackpot winners in Dorset and Essex

Agent Million has treated October’s Premium Bonds jackpot prize winners in Dorset and Essex by surprising them with the £1 million windfall. ERNIE has made two Premium Bonds millionaires this month that are part of two very different investments. The first £1 million jackpot winner is a women from Dorset with the winning Bond number 312TX505194. She purchased her winning Bond only two years ago, in October 2017, and holds the £50,000 maximum in Premium Bonds. Agent Million has visited Dorset…

Saving government: Ian Ackerley, chief executive of National Savings & Investments

During the financial crisis, the UK government stepped in to nationalise some of the country's biggest banks; coming onto the public sector’s books, they joined a retail savings bank set up by the Treasury over 150 years ago. Matt Ross meets Ian Ackerley, chief executive of NS&I. Image courtesy: Brenna Duncan.

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Saving government: Ian Ackerley, chief executive of National Savings & Investments

During the financial crisis, the UK government stepped in to nationalise some of the country's biggest banks; coming onto the public sector’s books, they joined a retail savings bank set up by the Treasury over 150 years ago. Matt Ross meets Ian Ackerley, chief executive of NS&I.

Ian Ackerley

Image courtesy: Brenna Duncan.

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Saving government: Ian Ackerley, chief executive of National Savings & Investments

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