From July 2010, there will be a new government supported cash saving scheme called the 'Saving Gateway'. It's for people of working age who are on lower incomes, and aims to help kick-start a saving habit. The government will add 50 pence for each £1 saved into Saving Gateway accounts.
I AM NOT SURE IF THIS HAS BEEN POSTED BEFORE BUT I HAVE SEARCHED AND CANNOT FIND IT - FILE IT AWAY FOR FUTURE REFERENCE - 50% INTEREST, CAN'T BE BAD. ISA's ARE OFFERING ABOUT 0.5% IF YOUR LUCKY - TERMS APPLY - THERE ARE DEPOSIT LIMITS OF £25 PER MONTH BUT, IF YOU DEPOSIT £600 IN 2 YEARS THE GOVERNMENT WILL GIVE YOU £300 INTEREST, INTERESTED? I KNOW I AM - READ CAREFULLY - STARTS JULY 2010 - CHECK OUT LINK TO .GOV WEBSITE