Grow Your Wealth with Charles Stanley Direct

Manage your own ISA, SIPP, Fund and Investment account in real time.

Our maximum annual charge of 0.25% is fair, transparent and very competitive.

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Changes to Rates & Charges and Loyalty Bonus

From 1st November 2016 we are implementing new Rates & Charges and Loyalty Programme benefits. For more information on how this may affect/benefit you please see:


Changes to our charges >

New Rates & Charges in full >

Can we save you money on your fund investments?

Our maximum platform fee of 0.25% is very competitive when compared to our peers. Please use the tool below to get an indication of how much you could save in charges on fund holdings by transferring to or investing through us.

Platform Charges Comparison Tool

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How to get started

How it works

Register with us.  
To start the process please complete the online registration.

Choose the accounts that are right for you. 
Select from our ISA, SIPP, Investment Account and Junior ISA.

Top up your account or transfer in.  
Use your debit card online to top up in under 5 minutes or complete and return transfer forms to start the transfer process.

Begin Investing online.
Choose from over 3000 funds, UK and certain overseas shares, gilts, bonds, investment trusts and ETFs.

Stocks & Shares ISA

Open and/or transfer to take advantage of low-cost tax-free investing, contribute up to £15,240 per tax year.

SIPP Account

Open and/or transfer pensions into our low-cost SIPP account and benefit from tax relief on your contributions and tax free investing.

Investment Account

Start building a portfolio of funds and shares or transfer and consolidate any existing holdings.

Junior ISA

Give your children a financial head start with our JISA. Shelter up to £4,080 this tax year from further tax.

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