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

Alliance Trust Savings

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

Trustnet Direct

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

The Share Centre

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

Hargreaves Lansdown

Hargreaves-Lansdown
£5.95 (min)
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

IG

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From £6 -
Y
yes
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
N
no
Apply

Selftrade

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

Frequent Trader

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

iWeb

iweb
£5
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

Barclays Stockbrokers

Barclays
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

Share Crazy

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£9.99 £5
N
no
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
N
no

iDealing

idealing
£9.90 £60
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

Fidelity

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

NatWest Stockbrokers

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

TD Waterhouse

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

Fastrade

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

Halifax

halifax
£11.95
N
no
N
no
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes
Y
yes

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