SAVERS in the north west are one of the big winners in a savings scheme which has paid out bonuses of up to 50 per cent.

Help to Save is a Government backed scheme launched in 2018 to help those eligible put away up to £50 a month over four years, bonuses are paid at the end of the second and fourth years.

Bonuses totalling £3,297,000, have been paid on 8660 accounts in the north west, bonuses averaged £381 - which was paid to 14 per cent of accounts, the highest in the country.

Savers in Greater London received the highest average bonuses at £385.

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