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Investment Share Account


Interest rate bands

0.50% Gross/AER

The interest is paid annually and will be credited to your account after close of business on 1 June.

Can the interest rate change? Yes, the interest rate is variable. We can increase or decrease the interest rate as described in our Savings Service Agreement.

If we are decreasing the interest rate we will notify you at least 14 days before the change takes effect.

Estimated balance after
12 months based on £1,000 deposit
£1,005 .00

This is an example based on an initial deposit of £1,000 made on account opening and assumes no further deposits or withdrawals are made throughout the year and that the interest rate does not vary during the 12 month period.

How do I open or manage my account? There are no age restrictions on this account.

The account is available to existing Members and new customers resident in Northern Ireland only.

There is a minimum lodgement of £100 required to open this account.

The maximum balance for the account is £1 million.

The account can be opened and operated at any of the Society‘s branches, agencies or by post.

Can I withdraw money? Yes, this is an instant access account, withdrawals are allowed.

You can withdraw up to £250 in cash and larger amounts must be withdrawn by cheque.

Additional information AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year. This will enable you to compare more easily the return you can expect from your savings over time.

Gross rate quoted is the taxable rate of interest without deduction of income tax.

You may need to pay tax on any interest that exceeds your Personal Savings Allowance. For more information please visit HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) website hmrc.gov.uk.

For further information refer to the terms and conditions of the account and the terms and conditions contained within the Savings Service Agreement. You can obtain a copy of these documents in the ‘How To Apply’ tab.


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Before you apply, please make sure you read the Summary Box, the account terms and conditions and the Savings Service Agreement in full. You can save or print a copy of the PDFs for future reference.

If you open your account in one of our branches we will use an electronic verification system to verify your identity and address. We cannot do this for postal applications, for applicants under 18 or if you are not registered on the electoral roll. In these instances you will be required to provide full identification documentation and these can be found in our leaflet Proving your identity.

You can view any charges that relate to our savings accounts in our Tariff of charges leaflet.

It is important that you read the account terms and conditions, Savings Service Agreement and review the account Summary Box carefully as these contain the details of your agreement with us for this account and we will rely on them for our relationship with you.

Branch application


Visit your local branch to open this account.

Find your nearest Progressive branch


Postal application


To open this account by post:

  • review the Summary Box on the previous tab;
  • read the account terms and conditions and the Savings Service Agreement;
  • review the FSCS leaflet for further information or visit fscs.org.uk;
  • download and complete the application form;
  • return the completed form with your cheque to the branch you want your account opened in.

We recommend that you download a copy of the documents and retain for your records.

Application form  Terms and conditions  Savings Service Agreement FSCS Information


Before you apply, please make sure you read the Summary Box, the account terms and conditions and the Savings Service Agreement in full. You can save or print a copy of the PDFs for future reference.

If you open your account in one of our branches we will use an electronic verification system to verify your identity and address. We cannot do this for postal applications, for applicants under 18 or if you are not registered on the electoral roll. In these instances you will be required to provide full identification documentation and these can be found in our leaflet Proving your identity.

You can view any charges that relate to our savings accounts in our Tariff of charges leaflet.

It is important that you read the account terms and conditions, Savings Service Agreement and review the account Summary Box carefully as these contain the details of your agreement with us for this account and we will rely on them for our relationship with you.

Branch application


Visit your local branch to open this account.

Find your nearest Progressive branch


Postal application


To open this account by post:

  • review the Summary Box on the previous tab;
  • read the account terms and conditions and the Savings Service Agreement;
  • review the FSCS leaflet for further information or visit fscs.org.uk;
  • download and complete the application form;
  • return the completed form with your cheque to the branch you want your account opened in.

We recommend that you download a copy of the documents and retain for your records.

Application form  Terms and conditions  Savings Service Agreement FSCS Information