Reserve Account for Pensions

A versatile current account for pension trustees, scheme administrators and authorised pension scheme practitioners, available in pounds.

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  • Up to 30 free day-to-day debit transactions a month.
  • No annual or monthly account fees.
  • Open an account in three to five days, with no appointment needed.
  • Interest paid on balances in pounds only.


Available to pension trustees and administrators for UK registered Pension Schemes where there is a professional trustee or co-signer who hold an existing relationship with Cater Allen.

Apply via your pension provider.

Account holders must be 18 or older and be resident in the UK permanently.

All Cater Allen current accounts are subject to status.

This account is subject to availability and may be withdrawn from sale at any time without notice.

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  • Move money between pound, euro and US dollar denominations with no conversion charges, when held under the same customer number.
  • The account can be managed online, by phone or by post.
  • Day-to-day debit transactions on this account are: cheque withdrawals; standing orders; Direct Debits; bill payments and electronic payments. For details of other transactions which incur charges, for example CHAPS, please refer to our Banking Tariff.
  • Overdraft facilities are not available.

Interest rates

Rates may vary and are correct as at 25 April 2022. Interest rates are variable and tiered. Interest is calculated daily and credited monthly.

Reserve Account for Pensions (GBP) - £ pounds

Balance Rates up to and including 24 April 2022 (Gross % p.a.) Rates up to and including 24 April 2022 (AER % p.a.) Rates from 25 April 2022 (Gross % p.a.) Rates from 25 April 2022 (AER % p.a.)
£500,000+ 0.10% 0.10% 0.25% 0.25%
£100,000+ 0.05% 0.05% 0.15% 0.15%
£0+ 0.01% 0.01% 0.05% 0.05%

    How to apply

    Step 1:Read and save the following documents:

    Although you should apply via your pension provider we have provided the relevant documentation required for an application. It's important that you fully understand the account, interest rates and the relevant Terms and Conditions before submitting an application.

    View the interest rate for the account you would like to apply for

    Step 2:Please contact your pension provider:

    Please contact your pension provider to discuss opening the account and completing an application form.

    If you don't have a pension provider, please contact us on to discuss your options.

    Once your pension provider has sent in your application, it will usually be processed within 5 days of us receiving it, as long as the application form is completed correctly and accompanied by all required documents. Application forms we receive which are incorrect or incomplete will be automatically returned.

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