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They say that Yorkshiremen (and women) are pretty savvy, coming from the other side of the pennines I'd never really taken paid too much attension but if the range of products offered by the Yorkshire Building Society is anything to go by then it's probably true.
The range of savings is not overly fancy or over-engineered but if your looking for a plain vanilla savings accounts then you cann't really go far wrong.
The eye catching top account is the e-isa (it pays 5.2% as of 10 Aug, although that will probably fall following last week's interest rate decision). This is pretty competitive and isn't falsely flattered by the (much over-used in my opinion) scam of paying an introductory bonus for the first 6 months to distort the headline rates.
Aside from rates, I've found the service very good: my application was turned round at top speed and the online access is easy to use and glitch free so far.
My only gripe would be the need to sign away membership for 5 years. Yorkshire BS is a good example of a mutual working well so you wouldn't probably want it to demutualise but I think as a depositer it's preferable to know if it did go that you would get a windfall.