Invest from as little as £50 per month, access your money at any time from wherever you are with our mobile App.


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Our friendly helpdesk are there to help you with any enquiry you might have.


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We've been around for a while, established in 1792 and online since 2002.

Charles Stanley Direct APP

View your ISA, SIPP, Investment Account and Junior ISA holidings from anywhere with our APP


  •  Biometric log-in
  •  Trade in stocks & shares, funds, investment trusts and ETFs
  •  Fund & Share Factsheets
  •  Market Data, Indices and Sector break down provided by CBOE
  •  Account ordering, so you can access your favourite accounts quickly & easily
  •  Full search for Stocks & Shares and Funds
  •  View your orders via the new in-app Order List
  • Google Play Charles Stanley Direct app store download link
  • Apple App Store Charles Stanley Direct app download link

First Time Investors

We know investing for the first time can be daunting that's why we offer a range of investment options to get you started.


Are you new to investing, but don’t know where to start?

One of the easiest ways to get started is through one of our five funds, managed by Charles Stanley’s expert managers. You choose a fund for the level of risk you want to take, and we do the rest.

Charles Stanley Funds
Socially responsible investments

Do you want your investments to do more than make money?

Take a look at our socially responsible investing (SRI) funds from our Foundation Fundlist. These funds have been selected for their investment credentials as well as their genuine commitment to having a positive impact on society and the environment.

Socially Responsible Funds

Our Charges

Account Administration

  • Investment Accounts: free
  • ISA: free
  • JISA: free
  • SIPP: £100 + VAT or free

Platform Charges

  • Stocks & Shares: 0.35% per annum (min £2/max £20 per month) or free
  • Funds: 0.35% per annum or less

Online Dealing Charges

  • Share Trading Fee: £11.50 per trade
  • Fund Trading Fee: free

Other Fees

Full breakdown of other charges that may be incurred on our service.

Illustration of charges for both active and passive investments can be found in this document

Save With Our Loyalty Programme


We have a range of great benefits:

  • Free platform fees for frequent stocks & shares traders
  • Free SIPP wrapper
  • Further savings for fund holders
  • Free platform fees for large transfers in
  • Free Tax Report
Loyalty Programme

Overseas Dealing

Trade any listed stocks on the global exchanges through our telephone dealing service. Please note, for overseas trading, different charges apply.

(020) 7149 6660

Open 7.45am - 5.00pm, Mon-Fri, excluding bank holidays and other London Stock Exchange closures.

Telephone Dealing

You can place larger orders to be worked in the market via our telephone dealing service - direct to our dealers in London. Please note that for UK Telephone Dealing, different charges apply.

(020) 7149 6660

Open 7.45am - 5.00pm, Mon-Fri, excluding bank holidays and other London Stock Exchange closures.

Safety & Security


As an investor with Charles Stanley Direct, you can be fully confident in the safety and security of your investments and the underlying technical infrastructure of our website and associated systems.

Safety and Security

Investment involves risk. You may get back less than invested.