CAT standard

CAT standard

n
(Banking & Finance) (in Britain) a standard accepted voluntarily by building societies relating to charges, access, etc, against which Individual Savings Accounts can be judged
[C20: C(harges) A(ccess) T(erms)]
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In the past we had the CAT standard for ISAs but that never really took off.
WHAT A CRACKER: Hoping the fundraising fireworks will go with a bang are, from left, Kate Leadbeater, of Kirkwood Hospice, Helen Ashton, Bob Hryndyj and Debbie Coates, of Black Cat Standard Fireworks, with the Golden Bees firework
The CAT standard is in effect a 'Kite Markwhich providers can use to show if their products meet the criteria of low charges, easy access and decent terms.
My wife and I have ISAs but none has the CAT standard.
We would have liked to have seen more done to discourage debt black holes and would have preferred the introduction of CAT standard loans to mirror mortgages and savings, so it is easy to pick out the cleanest contracts.
35% on sums over pounds 1 on its CAT standard no-notice Isa.
Electronic control units continuously monitor and manage the excavator's hydraulic system and engine, and its simplified electric/electronic system comes equipped with Cat standard wires, coding, and braided wires.
We would recommend he get a Nationwide CAT standard one-year fixed rate.
Any pension scheme that qualifies as a stakeholder scheme must meet certain charges, access and terms criteria -- the CAT standard.
However, investment companies in the main have not taken too much of a liking to the CAT standard and there are only a handful of ISAs which are CAT marked.
A LOW CAT STANDARD MORTGAGE: If you would prefer a lower rate for slightly longer then EGG have a 4.