Share dealing

Looking for a competitive share dealing account?

We’ve compiled a table of the leading share dealing companies. Here you can easily compare the different offers, and apply for an account right away.

Company Charge per trade (UK) Annual fee (excl VAT) Inactivity charge Unit trusts Bonds   ISA   SIPP   Apply

Hargreaves Lansdown

£5.95 (min)
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Alliance Trust Savings

£12.50 online £75
N
no
Y
yes
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Saxo Capital Markets

From £5 -
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

The Share Centre

£7.50 (min) £18
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Trustnet Direct

£10 0.25% capped at £200 per annum (minimum £20)
N
no
Y
yes
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Barclays Stockbrokers

UK £12.95, international 0.15%-0.25% (min. £12.95-£17.95) £12 + VAT per quarter. Waived if trade in quarter
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

Frequent Trader

£0.50 0.35% (inc VAT)
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
N
no

Fidelity

£9.00 £60
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

iWeb

£5
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

TD Waterhouse

£8.95
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

Fastrade

£11.50 £10
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

iDealing

£9.90 £60
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

NatWest Stockbrokers

£15
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

Selftrade

£12.50
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

Share Crazy

£9.99 £5
N
no
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
N
no

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