Welcome to our ISA comparison table. Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) are a tax wrapper that allow individuals to shelter investments from capital gains tax and income tax. In the tax year 2019/2020 you can contribute up to 20,000 into an ISA, whether that be a stocks and shares ISA or a cash ISA.

There are a number of ISA providers, below you will find a selection of FCA regulated companies and the differing charges and services they offer.

The UK Investor Magazine has compiled this table for your general information and is not a financial promotion or invitation to act. Investing in stock and shares may not be suitable for everyone.

Please find a comparison of brokers that offer ISA dealing accounts together with key features and charges below:

ISA Provider

Dealing Commission

Annual Charge

Special Features


1% for occasional traders, £7.50 per trade for frequent traders
£128 a year + VAT
Variable dealing rates

HSBC logo

0.25% for a ready-made portfolio, £12.95 per trade to build and manage your own portfolio. £7.95 frequent trader
1.25% annual management charge
Loyalty rewards

Best Invest logo

£7.50 per trade
0.4% pa up to £250,000
BestInvest voted stockbroker of the year 2014
£11.95 per trade for occasional traders, £5.95 per trade for frequent traders

Over 2,000 funds, shares, exchange-traded funds and investment trusts
III logo
From £10 per trade, £5 for frequent traders

£20 quarterly fee & and £30 processing fee
Charge free share dealing days
brewin logo
£20 per trade

1.25% for the first £15,000
All clients receive end of year tax schedule and regular valuation reports
TD direct investing
£5.95 introductory rate, followed by £12.50 per trade or £8.95 for frequent traders

0.30% for funds up to £250,000
No fee to close account or transfer out investments
HL logo
 From £11.95 per trade online, £5.95 for frequent traders

0.45% (Max £45 for Shares, Funds 0.45% up to £250,000, 0.25% on the next £250,00)
No upfront charges
Fidelity logo
£9 per trade

0.35% standard service fee
Extra savings for investors with larger portfolios
Charles Stanley
£10 per trade

0.25% inactivity charge
No set up costs or annual charge if more than 6 trades are placed half yearly

The UK Investor Magazine comparison tool aims to inform investors of the various margin rates, commissions, spreads, features and special offers from a selection of FCA regulated brokers. These rates a subject to change and we will not be held responsible for any changes in the above rates and margins. This tool is designed to give investors the means to make informed decisions when selecting a broker, as such this is not a financial promotion or an inducement to act. For further details, you can explore the broker’s website by following the links provided. UK Investor Magazine may receive a form of compensation for including brokers in this tool. This tool includes many, but not all, brokers available to UK based investors. Seek independent financial advice before undertaking an investment. Trading on margin involves higher than normal levels of risk, make sure you understand these risk before embarking on a trading career. High risk investments are not suitable for all investors and losses can exceed deposits.