NS&I brings back one-year fixed rate Bonds for general sale

New Issues of one-year fixed rate Guaranteed Growth Bonds and Guaranteed Income Bonds are on sale from today at 4.00% gross/AER and 3.90% gross/3.97% AER respectively Close to half a million existing NS&I customers may also benefit from interest rate increases for Guaranteed Growth Bonds, Guaranteed Income Bonds and Fixed Interest Savings Certificates NS&I is bringing back on sale its one-year fixed rate Guaranteed Growth Bonds and Guaranteed Income Bonds and increasing interest…

500th Premium Bonds millionaire made in landmark draw with jackpot winners from Sefton and Sheffield

Five hundred Premium Bonds holders have now been made millionaires since the £1 million jackpot prize was first introduced in 1994 thanks to February’s landmark draw. Agent Million delivered the life-changing news to the February winners based in Sefton in Merseyside, and Sheffield. The jackpot winning numbers were drawn by the fifth incarnation of ERNIE, NS&I’s famous random number generator.

January boost for Premium Bonds holders and savers of all ages as NS&I increases interest rates

More than 870,000 customers holding NS&I’s Direct Saver, Income Bonds and Direct ISA are set to benefit from today as NS&I increases interest rates across all three accounts. The interest rate paid on Direct Saver and Income Bonds will increase from 2.30% to 2.60%, whilst the interest rate on Direct ISA will increase from 1.75% tax-free to 2.15% tax-free. The Premium Bonds prize fund rate will also increase from 3.00% to 3.15%, effective from the February 2023 prize draw. This follows…

David Woodward appointed to the National Savings and Investments Board

David Woodward has been appointed as a Non-executive Director to the board of National Savings and Investments (NS&I), the Economic Secretary announced today (9th January). David’s three-year term officially began on 3rd January 2023. He began his career as a qualified accountant and has worked in senior roles in the private, public and charity sectors. His executive career has seen him work in senior finance positions successfully delivering strategic change within large and complex…

Christmas comes early for two Premium Bonds millionaires from the Scottish Highlands and Wandsworth

The last Premium Bonds jackpot winners of 2022 come from the Scottish Highlands and Wandsworth The first winning Bond number drawn was 414XW486235 and belongs to a winner in the Scottish Highlands. The jackpot winner holds £45,000 in Premium Bonds and purchased the winning Bond in September 2020. The win makes them the first winner from the Scottish Highlands.

NS&I lifts trophy at the Financial Adviser Service Awards 2022

NS&I lifts trophy at the Financial Adviser Service Awards 2022
NS&I has won the award for ‘Most Improved Service’ in the ‘Cash Investments’ category at the Financial Adviser Service Awards, held at the Natural History Museum in London on 17 November. The awards are run by the Financial Times and are considered the benchmark for service standards within the financial advice marketplace. At this prestigious event it was also announced that NS&I received the biggest increase in votes from year to year.

November’s Premium Bonds jackpot winners come from Hertfordshire and Essex

This month’s Premium Bonds jackpot winners come from Hertfordshire and Essex. The first winning Bond number drawn was 460WE462342 and belongs to a winner in Hertfordshire. The jackpot winner holds £15,000 in Premium Bonds and purchased the winning Bond in June 2021. The win makes them the fifteenth jackpot winner from Hertfordshire.  The second winning Bond number drawn was 245PK699534 and the winner comes from Essex. The winner holds £25,253 in Premium Bonds and purchased their winning Bond…

NS&I delivers £2.1 billion of Net Financing to the Government in Q2 2022-23

NS&I delivered £2.1 billion of Net Financing in Q2 2022-23, giving a half-year total of £3.4 billion. The figure is part of NS&I’s latest unaudited quarterly results for the second quarter (July-September 2022) of the financial year 2022-23. NS&I’s Net Financing target for 2022-23, set at the March 2022 Spring Statement, is unchanged, at £6 billion (+/- £3 billion). NS&I’s overall Net Financing performance for 2022-23 will be announced as part of its annual results in the…