Nottingham Forest Saver

We’ve joined forces with Nottingham Forest Football Club to bring you the perfect savings account for Forest fans. There’s no better way to show your support because for every £1 you save and keep in the account for a year, we’ll give the equivalent of 1% to the Nottingham Forest Academy.

Account details

  • Annual contribution to the Nottingham Forest Academy based on how much you save

  • One-off 10% discount on official merchandise at the Forest Megastore for every new account

  • 9 prize draws to win an Experience Day at Nottingham Forest, including a tour of the City Ground, the chance to meet a First Team player and tickets for a match

  • Exclusive mascot prize draw twice a season, where you or someone you nominate could lead out the team

  • See 'Opening an account' for more details of account benefits

Summary table

Account name

Nottingham Forest Saver

Interest rates (AERs)

Annual interest 0.25% gross rate p.a./AER*
The interest on this account is variable, this means that it can go up or down. The basis on which we might change your interest rate is set out in our terms and conditions

Tax status

Interest will be paid net of tax unless you have registered to receive gross interest

Conditions for bonus payments

Not applicable

Withdrawal arrangements

You can make up to six instant-access withdrawals per calendar year



Additional information

There are other savings accounts available with The Nottingham and other banks and building societies. Subject to withdrawal conditions you can switch accounts at any point

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  • Rates & account details
  • Managing your account
  • Opening an account

Supporting your club

As you start to build up money in your account, your support will grow too. Every year we’ll send the Nottingham Forest Academy a cheque equal to 1% of the average amount saved in your account each year.

This helps train the next generation of local football talent, providing them with the best possible opportunities to achieve footballing excellence.

Your interest

We’ll pay your interest on 1 September every year, and send you an interest statement that month.

Paying money in

You can pay money into your account at any branch of The Nottingham up to a maximum of £750,000.

The most you can save in The Nottingham Forest Saver account is £750,000.

Taking money out

You can make up to six instant-access withdrawals per calendar year. Limiting yourself to six withdrawals is a great way to steadily build up funds – brilliant if you’re saving towards something in particular, like a special holiday or even a really flashy pair of football boots!

You must keep at least £1 in your account at all times.

How to open

To open an account you must:

If you are aged 16 or under and wish to open an account, you will need to bring a parent or guardian with you. They will also need to provide identification for themselves.

Call your local branch and speak to one of our advisers and find out how you could benefit from a savings account.

Account benefits

One-off discount code at Nottingham Forest's Megastore

After opening your account, you can request a one-off 10% discount code to use at Nottingham Forest’s megastore. This will be provided with your welcome letter.

9 Prize draws to win a Forest Experience Day

As a Forest Saver account holder you will be entered into our prize draws to win an Experience Day at Nottingham Forest including a tour of the ground, the chance to meet a First Team player and tickets for a match. Draws take place on a regular basis throughout the football season.

Prize draw terms and conditions
  1. All account holders will be entered into our prize draw to win a day at Nottingham Forest.
  2. The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible accounts.
  3. The prize draw is only available to the first named account holder, except for trustee accounts, when it’s only available to the beneficiary.
  4. The winner agrees to take part in publicity.
  5. If your entry is delayed because of a systems failure, we cannot accept responsibility.
  6. If any accident or injury occurs that is connected to this prize, we cannot accept responsibility.
  7. We’ll get in touch with winners by the phone or post.
  8. If we do not hear from you within 10 working days of the draw, we reserve the right to pick a new winner.
  9. You can get a list of winners by sending a stamped addressed envelope to: The Marketing Department, Nottingham Building Society, Nottingham House, 3 Fulforth Street, Nottingham NG1 3DL.
  10. Everyone who enters agrees to be bound by these rules.
  11. The judges’decision is final – we will not enter into any correspondence.
  12. We reserve the right to withdraw or change all or any of the prizes at any time and there’s no cash alternative available for any prize offered.

Mascot draw

If you have £500 or more in your account, you’ll be automatically entered into our mascot draw. Two draws will take place each season where you will have the chance to be a match day mascot and lead out your favourite team.

Mascots need to be aged between 7 and 12 years and don’t worry if you don’t meet the criteria, as you can nominate a child such as your own son or daughter or even a relative or friend.

Before the game the mascot will change into their kit in the players’ dressing room and have their photos taken with the First Team players, before joining them on the pitch.

It’s an exciting prize for all the family, as it includes three complimentary tickets for the game, as well as hospitality passes, making this a truly memorable day!

Current interest rates from 28 Sep 2015

Balance Gross rate / AER* Net rate+
£1 - £750,000 0.25% 0.20%

Previous interest rates from 1 Apr 2014

Balance Gross rate / AER* Net rate+
£1 - £750,000 0.50% 0.40%
*We will pay your interest with tax taken off at the lower rate of 20% (net interest). If you do not pay tax and have filled in an HM Revenue & Customs R85 form, we will not take tax off your interest (gross interest). Your tax treatment will depend on your individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future. AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate. It shows what the interest rate would be if the interest was re-invested in the account each year. Interest rates are variable unless otherwise stated.

+The net rate(s) shown assume(s) income tax at the lower rate of 20% has been taken off.

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