Online stocks & shares Isa brokers cost comparison table

A breakdown of the charges levied by some of the most popular online Isa platforms for funds and stocks & shares.

The best stockbrokers and fund platforms for an Isa or Sipp
BrokerIsa account chargesSipp account chargesFund chargesUK share charges
AJ Bell Youinvest NoneNone£1.50/trade.
0.25%/yr < £250,000
0.1% £250,000-£1m
0.05% £1m-2m;
0% £2m+
£9.95/trade (£4.95 if more than 10 a month)
0.25%/yr (max £7.50/qtr for ISA, £25/qtr for SIPP)
Barclays Smart InvestorNone£125+VAT/yr0.2%/yr (min £4/month max £125/month)
£3 per online transction
£1 per regular transaction
0.1%/yr (min £4/month max £125/month)
£3 per online transction
£1 per regular transaction
BestInvest0.4%/yr up to £250,000,
0.2%/yr £250,000-£1m
Free over £1m
0.3%/yr up to £250,000
0.2%/yr £250,000-£1m
Free over £1m
£100+VAT annual admin fee
No trading charges£7.50/trade
Cavendish Online 0.25%/yr < £200,000 0.2% on whole balance over £200,0000.25%/yr < £200,000 0.2% on whole balance over £200,000£10/trade (ISA)
£3/trade (SIPP)
£1.50/regular trade
Charles Stanley DirectNone£100+VAT, waived if you have investments with CS of over £30,0000.35%/yr < £200,000,
0.2% £200,000-£500,000,
0.15% £500,000-£1m,
0.05% £1m-2m;
0% > £2m
£11.50/trade.
FidelityNoneNone0.35% < £7,500: (£45 a year without regular savings plan)
0.35% – £7,500-£250,000
0.2% – £250,000-£1m -
No further charge above £1m
Not available
Halifax Share Dealing£12.50/yr£22.50/qtr (SIPP value < £50,000)
£45/qtr (SIPP value > £50,000)
£12.50/trade (online)
£2/trade for regular investments
£12.50/trade
£2/trade for regular investments
Hargreaves LansdownNoneNone0.45%/yr < £250,000,
0.25% £250,000-£1m,
0.1% £1m-£2m.
No further charge above £2m
0.45%/yr (max £45 in Isa, max £200 in Sipp). £11.95/trade
HSBC Share Dealing£10.50/qtrNot availableNot available£10.50/trade
iDealing£5/qtr£5/qtr, plus variable charges depending on Sipp administratorNone. Restricted list of fund families available£9.90/trade
IG£24/qtr, waived if you trade at least 3 times in the qtr, or hold more than £15,000£195/yr
0.18% < £500,000
0.15% £500,000-£1m
0.05% > £1m
Not available£8/trade, reduced to £5/trade if you make more than ten trades a year
Interactive Investor£9.99/mth, which includes 1 trade/mth£10.00 plus £9.99/mth, which includes 1 trade/mth£7.99/trade£7.99/trade
iWeb Share Dealing None (£25 account opening fee)£22.50/qtr (under £50,000)
£45.00/qtr (over £50,000)
£5/trade£5/trade
Saga Share DirectNone.Not available0.35%/yr (min £8.75/qtr) < £500,000.
No further charge above
£11.95/trade (up to 9 trades/yr)
£9.75 (over ten trades)
£1.50 regular investment charge
Selftrade£17.49/qtr£17.49/qtr + £118.80/yr0.3%/yr < £50,000
0.25%/yr £50,000-£250,000
0.15% > £250,000 (max £250/qtr)
£10.99/trade (£9.99 for ETFs)
£5.99/trade for frequent traders (>20 trades/mth)
£1.50 regular investment fee
Share Centre£5/mth£15/mth1%/trade (min £7.50) or pay £20+VAT/qtr “dealing option” fee and fixed £7.50/trade
0.5% (min £1) regular investing charge
1%/trade (min £7.50) or pay £24/qtr “dealing option” fee and fixed £7.50/trade
0.5% (min £1) regular investing charge
Vanguard0.15%/yr0.15%/yr capped at £375No charge to switch holdings, deal, make payments or exit£7.50 for ETF trades
X-ONone£99+VAT/yrNot available£5.95/trade

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