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Charles Stanley Direct

Charles Stanley Direct is one of the UK’s better known DIY platforms. With a good range of investments, regular news updates and email reminders, it aims to make investments easy for customers while still offering lots of features. It also offers advisory and discretionary services.

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Available products & Wrappers

General Investments ISAs Lifetime ISAs Junior ISAs Pensions & SIPPS Junior Pensions & SIPPS Other

Available investments

UK funds Offshore funds ETFs ITs Equities Bonds Other
Research, Tools and Information
Data & research
Fund lists, foundation portfolios, market data and stock research.
Tools
Apple watch news function/iPhone app.

Table of charges

PLATFORM CHARGES PRODUCT CHARGES OTHER CHARGES
Funds (0-£249,999) 0.35%
Funds (£250,000-£499,999) 0.20%
Funds (£500,000-£999,999) 0.15%
Funds (£1,000,000-£1,999,999) 0.05%
Funds (£2,000,000+) 0.00%
Exchange-traded instruments 0.35% (Minimum of £24, maximum of £240 per annum. No charge if 1+ chargeable trades made per month.)
SIPP admin fee £100 + VAT / year (No charge if £30,000+ in accounts)
Exchange-traded instruments £11.50 / trade

Compare the Platform Says

Products & Wrappers Investments Research & Guidance Charges OVERALL SERVICE
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Good all-round service and offering suitable for most types of investors. Fresh dashboard look to site. Call centre open from 7.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.