UK Share Trading

Open a share dealing account and start trading UK shares

With a share dealing account you can start UK share trading, with access to the shares listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Share dealing accounts allow you to trade UK shares, as well as shares listed on major international markets.

Use the table below to compare leading UK share dealing account offers and find out more about UK share trading:

Share Dealing Accounts Selection
ProviderAccountTrade From:More Info
£5.00 frequent trader rate

£8.00 standard trader rate

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£5.95 frequent trader rate

£11.95 standard trader rate

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  • Trade from £5.95 to £11.95 per deal
  • With Barclays Stockbrokers Price Improver® you get better prices on most deals.
  • Invest in UK stocks and shares, Funds, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Commodities, Gilts and Bonds
  • With MarketMaster® you get regular statements, portfolio valuations and contract notes when you buy or sell.
  • Access to dealing tools, news updates and research data and analysis to help you decide what to buy and sell.
  • The value of your investments can rise as well as fall. 
  • You may get back less than you invested. If you’re unsure, we recommend you ask for independent advice.
£5.95 frequent trader rate

£12.50 standard trader rate

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  • TD Direct Investing is the new name for TD Waterhouse
  • Online trading commission rates start from just £5.95 for new and active traders
  • Wide variety of investment choices including UK and international shares and funds (unit trusts & OEICS)
  • The award winning website and mobile platforms give you everything you need to research and manage your portfolio
  • It is important that you are aware of the risks involved in investing, share prices can fall as well as rise and you may not get back all the money that you invested
  • Account charge of £20 +VAT every six months (fee waivers available)
£5.95 frequent trader rate

£11.95 standard trader rate

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  • Online trading charges are based on previous month's activity. 20+ trades made in previous month is £5.95 a trade. 10-19 trades are £8.95 a trade. Less than 10 trades it’s £11.95.
  • Free mobile app to deal shares, access prices, indices, news and research.
  • Free live share prices.
  • No admin charges.
  • Make your own investment decisions and deal thousands of UK, American, Canadian and European shares.
  • 1.00% (£20 minimum, £50 maximum) charge applies to phone and post dealing.
  • 0.5% Stamp Duty and a PTM levy of £1.00 is charged on all UK trades over £10,000.
  • The value of your investments can rise as well as fall, so you may get back less than you invested. 
  • If you’re unsure about the suitability, we recommend you ask for independent advice.

The value of your investments can rise as well as fall. You may get back less than you invested. If you’re unsure, we recommend you ask for independent advice.

UK share trading with a share dealing account can be straight forward but different charges will apply to trading with different accounts, so it can pay to compare offers to ensure you are getting value for money when trading stocks and shares.

Share trading accounts also offer different features, these may include:
  • Access to your account 24 hours a day
  • The option to trade online or by phone
  • Access to UK shares, gilts and bonds
  • Share price alerts, research tools and market news

Use the table above to compare our range of leading UK share dealing accounts and find out more about share trading.

Compare Share Dealing Self Select ISAs
ProviderAccountTrade From:More Info
£5.95 frequent trader rate

£11.95 standard trader rate

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  • You can add up to £15,240 to your ISA with the choice to split between cash and investments in any way you like.
  • Choose from a wide range of investments to create a portfolio to suit you. You can select from over 2,000 funds, shares, exchange traded funds, investment trusts, gilts, bonds and more.
  • You are now able to transfer freely between a cash ISA and an Investment ISA in any direction. You can also transfer in any ISAs you have elsewhere and your transfer costs will be covered up to £500 (subject to T&Cs).
  • Earn interest on cash held in Investment ISA while you decide which investments are right for you. Interest paid on cash balances of £1,000 or more which are among the best cash interest rates on offer compared to other online execution-only investment providers.
  • Use investment research, market insight and online tools, including Stockbrokers TV and Smart Investor, to help you take control of your investments and choose what’s right for you.
  • £5.95 share dealing frequent trader rate, £11.95 standard trader rate
  • Pay a =£30 per year + VAT administration charge for Investment ISA, regardless of the value of your account - this will be waived if you invest only in funds. Dealing charges and fund related fees will also apply.  
  • The value of your investments can rise as well as fall, so you may get back less than you invested. 
  • If you’re unsure about the suitability, we recommend you ask for independent advice.
£5.95 frequent trader rate

£12.50 standard trader rate

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  • INTRODUCTORY rate of £5.95 for first 3 months
  • Then online trading charges based on previous 3 month's activity. 20+ trades is £5.95 a trade. 10-19 trades are £8.95 a trade. Less than 10 trades it’s £12.50.
  • £20 +VAT account fee every 6 months, fee waivers available
  • TD Recomnmended Funds, Top buys and Fund Selector tools
  • Tablet and mobile apps
  • Make your own investment decisions and deal thousands of UK funds as well as shares, AIM stocks, bonds, ETFs, Investment Trusts and IPOs
  • Additional charges for phone and post dealing as well as £100,000+ investments.
  • 0.5% Stamp Duty and a PTM levy of £1.00 is charged on all UK trades over £10,000.
  • The value of your investments can rise as well as fall, so you may get back less than you invested. 
  • If you’re unsure about the suitability, we recommend you ask for independent advice.
£5.95 frequent trader rate

£11.95 standard trader rate

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  • Online trading charges are based on previous month's activity. 20+ trades made in previous month is £5.95 a trade. 10-19 trades are £8.95 a trade. Less than 10 trades it’s £11.95.
  • Free mobile app to deal shares, access prices, indices, news and research.
  • Free live share prices.
  • No admin charges.
  • Make your own investment decisions and deal thousands of UK, American, Canadian and European shares.
  • 1.00% (£20 minimum, £50 maximum) charge applies to phone and post dealing.
  • 0.5% Stamp Duty and a PTM levy of £1.00 is charged on all UK trades over £10,000.
  • The value of your investments can rise as well as fall, so you may get back less than you invested. 
  • If you’re unsure about the suitability, we recommend you ask for independent advice.
£4.95 frequent trader rate

£9.95 standard trader rate

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  • No account charges or administration fee
  • Place 10 deals or more per month and pay only £4.95 per online deal in the next month
  • Choose from over 4,000 investment funds
  • Place less than 10 deals per month and pay £9.95 per online deal in the next month

The value of your investments can rise as well as fall. You may get back less than you invested. If you’re unsure, we recommend you ask for independent advice.

 Important Risk Information:

This website contains information only and does not constitute advice or a personal recommendation in any way whatsoever. The value of investments and income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the full amount invested. Investments in Stocks & Shares ISAs do not contain the same degree of capital security as investments in deposits. 

Stocks & Shares ISAs are designed as medium to long term investments of, for example, five years or more. The tax efficiency of ISAs is based on current tax law and there is no guarantee that tax rules will stay the same in the future.

Different types of investment carry different levels of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. Please ensure that you read the Important Risk Information for further details. Prior to making any decision to invest, you should ensure that you are familiar with the risks associated with a particular investment and should read the product literature. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of a particular investment, both in respect of its objectives and its risk profile, you should seek independent financial advice.