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Important information - please remember that the value of investments, and any income from them, can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest. If you are unsure of the suitability of your investment please seek advice. Tax rules can change and the value of any benefits depends on individual circumstances.

For 36 years, we've made investing simple and empowered our clients to save and invest with confidence. As the UK's number 1 investment platform, we're here to give you all the tools and information to help grow your money and reach your goals.

We recently reached our millionth client and to celebrate, we're running a special £100,000 prize draw. Simply join a million other investors saving with us by 18 January 2018 and you could win a £10,000 luxury holiday or one of fifty runners-up prizes (terms apply).


Why join the UK's #1 investment platform?

Save money on popular funds

Our buying power means we've negotiated market leading discounts with some of the UK's finest fund managers. Our clients currently save
£24 million in fund charges. View our charges

Financial security

We're a secure, FTSE 100 business. Our growth has been achieved without borrowing and we have never made a loss. We'll be here for years to come helping you grow your money and save for the future.

Expert investment ideas

Receive investment ideas from one of the largest teams of fund and share researchers dedicated to private investors in the UK.

Get the right investment for you

Pick your own investments from over 2,500 funds, UK and international shares and much more. Or choose from our range of ready-made portfolios and leave the day-to-day investment decisions to our experts.


  • Our buying power means we've negotiated market leading discounts with some of the UK's finest fund managers. Our clients currently save £24 million in fund charges. View our charges


  • We're a secure, FTSE 100 business. Our growth has been achieved without borrowing and we have never made a loss. We'll be here for years to come helping you grow your money and save for the future.


  • Receive investment ideas from one of the largest teams of fund and share researchers dedicated to private investors in the UK.


  • Pick your own investments from over 2,500 funds, UK and international shares and much more. Or choose from our range of ready-made portfolios and leave the day-to-day investment decisions to our experts.



Win one of five £10,000 holidays

To celebrate reaching a million clients, we're running a special £100,000 prize draw.

Simply open or transfer to a Hargreaves Lansdown account by 18 January 2018 and we'll automatically enter you into our biggest ever prize draw.

You could win one of:

  • 5 x £10,000 Virgin holidays to a destination of your choice
  • 50 x £1,000 cash
View our prize draw terms

Three simple ways to start investing

It's easy to open an account with us online - it typically takes less than five minutes.

Stocks & Shares ISA

Shelter up to £20,000 from UK tax with the UK's number 1 investment platform

  • No UK income or capital gains tax on investments
  • Start investing from £100 or £25 per month
  • Maximum annual platform fee of 0.45%. View our full charges.

Tax rules can change and benefits depend on your circumstances.

Open your ISA

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SIPP (Self Invested Personal Pension)

Get immediate tax relief of 20% (higher/additional rate taxpayers can claim up to 45%) with our award-winning pension

  • No UK income or capital gains tax on investments
  • Start investing from £100 or £25 per month
  • Maximum annual platform fee of 0.45%. View our full charges.

Tax rules can change and benefits depend on your circumstances. Funds cannot usually be accessed in a pension until age 55 (57 from 2028).

Open your SIPP

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Fund & Share Account

A low-cost, flexible account allowing you to deal, manage and hold a wide range of investments

  • Free to hold shares
  • Start investing from £1
  • Maximum annual platform fee of 0.45%. View our full charges.

Open your Account

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Transfer to the UK's #1 investment platform

It takes just five minutes to start your transfer then we do the hard work for you. Before transferring please check for loss of benefits or excessive exit penalties.

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Award-winning mobile app

Follow the markets and manage your investments on the move with the HL smartphone app.

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Help choosing investments

Looking for investment ideas? You'll find a range of options to make choosing investments simple.

Wealth 150+

The Wealth 150+ is our selection of the best funds available to UK investors. These funds offer the ultimate combination of first-class long term performance potential and low management charges in our view.

Find out more about the Wealth 150+

Leave it to our experts

Simply choose from six ready-made portfolios investing in a mixture of shares and bonds across a range of countries and regions. Our experts will even rebalance your portfolio twice a year to make sure you remain on your original track. Investors need to regularly monitor the portfolio to ensure it remains suitable for their needs and atitude to risk.

Find out more about Portfolio+


Why I choose Hargreaves Lansdown...

I find it so easy to pick investments. The information from the research team is simple to understand and written in plain English."

Mr Willis, Bedfordshire

I would not hesitate recommending Hargreaves Lansdown to anyone who wishes to move their investments to a professional, innovative and value for money service."

Mrs Hines, Gloucestershire

Everyone I've spoken to has been professional, courteous and extremely helpful. It feels like they will bend over backwards to help."

Mr Fowler, Lincolnshire


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Prize draw terms and conditions

To celebrate 1 million people choosing to invest with Hargreaves Lansdown, we're giving away 5 Virgin Gift Cards worth £10,000 each to be used towards a once in a lifetime holiday. We're also giving away 50 runner-up prizes of £1,000.

  1. If you are a UK resident and hold a Vantage account with us on 16 November 2017 and are aged 18 years or over, you will automatically be entered into the prize draw. Also, if you top up or transfer to your account by any amount between 16 November 2017 and 18 January 2018, you will receive one additional entry to the prize draw. You will only receive a maximum of one additional entry into the prize draw. Internal transfers from other Vantage accounts are not included in the prize draw.
  2. Any UK resident aged 18 or over who opens or transfers to a Vantage account between 16 November 2017 and 18 January 2018 will also receive an entry into the prize draw.
  3. In order to be eligible to win a prize, you agree to us using your name and county of residence to announce you as a winner. If you are a winner but do not agree to this requirement, you will not be an eligible winner and you will forfeit the prize. We will then be entitled to select another winner by random draw.
  4. The prize draw will take place in February 2018. Five winners of the top prize of a £10,000 Virgin Gift Card and fifty winners of the runner-up prize of £1,000 cash will be chosen by random draw. The winners (the account holder) will be notified by letter by the last working day of February 2018. If you are a winner and do not respond to us within 30 days of being contacted by us in order to claim your prize, then the winner's prize will be forfeited and we will be entitled to select another winner by random draw. The winners of the Virgin Gift Card will be emailed the digital gift card within 30 days of claiming the prize. The winners of the £1,000 will be posted a cheque within 30 days of the last working day of February 2018.
  5. Our decision as to whether you are eligible to be awarded a prize is final and prizes are not negotiable or transferable. No correspondence or discussions will be entered into.
  6. The Virgin Gift Cards can be used across the Virgin products and services including, but not limited to Virgin Holidays and Virgin Atlantic. The winner will be able to book where and when they wish to go on holiday. The Virgin Gift Card terms and conditions and use found here apply to the use of the Virgin Gift Card. Expiry of the voucher will be displayed on the voucher itself.
  7. No purchase necessary for the prize draw. You can also enter the prize draw by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Hargreaves Lansdown, One College Square South, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5HL. Entries received after 18 January 2018 will not be entered into the prize draw. The FCA does not regulate the prize draw.
  8. The prize draw is not open to employees of Hargreaves Lansdown and connected parties, or agents or any third party directly associated with the administration of the prize draw.
  9. Participants in the prize draw are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions upon entry. We reserve the right to refuse entry, or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.
  10. The prize draw and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
  11. If you would like to opt out of the prize draw, please contact us on 0117 900 9000 or email helpdesk@hl.co.uk.
  12. The prize draw is promoted and administered by Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management Limited. If you have any questions please contact us on 0117 900 9000.