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Stocks and Shares ISA

An easy way to invest free from UK tax

An easy way to invest free from UK tax

Open a Stocks and Shares ISA Transfer an ISA to us

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Important information - Investments can go down as well as up in value, so you could get back less than you put in. The information on this page isn't advice - please ask us for advice if you’re not sure which investments are right for you. Tax rules for ISAs can change and their benefits depend on your circumstances.

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Simple, flexible, sensible

Whether you're new to investing or already an expert, you can choose your own investments with our Stocks and Shares ISA.

Money in your ISA is free from UK tax. And although investing is best for the long term, you can withdraw your money whenever you need to.

Need a hand or short on time? Choose a ready-made portfolio for your ISA instead, or open an HL Stocks and Shares ISA with cash now and decide where to invest later.

Simple, flexible, sensible

Whether you're new to investing or already an expert, you can choose your own investments with our Stocks and Shares ISA.

Money in your ISA is free from UK tax. And although investing is best for the long term, you can withdraw money whenever you need to.

How much can I invest?

Each tax year (6 April to 5 April) there’s a limited amount of money you can put in ISAs.

This tax year the ISA allowance is £20,000.

Tax rules for ISAs can change and their benefits depend on your circumstances.

How much can I invest?

Each tax year (6 April to 5 April) there’s a limited amount of money you can put in ISAs.

This tax year the ISA allowance is £20,000.

Tax rules for ISAs can change and their benefits depend on your circumstances.

Invest up to £20,000 this tax year

HL ISA charges

The annual charge for holding investments in an HL Stocks and Shares ISA is never more than 0.45%. Your dealing and other charges will depend on the investments you choose.

See all HL ISA charges

ANNUAL 0.45% ACCOUNT CHARGE

Open an HL Stocks and Shares ISA

Once you've decided to open an ISA, it takes less than five minutes to get started. You'll just need a debit card and your national insurance number to hand. Remember that your investments can go down as well as up in value, so you could get back less than you put in.

Do-it-yourself

Open an HL Stocks and Shares ISA then choose from:

  • Over 2,500 funds
  • UK and overseas shares
  • Investment trusts, bonds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs)

You can start a do-it-yourself ISA with £100 or from as little as £25 per month. You can hold cash in your ISA until you're ready to invest.

Ready-made

Rather not choose individual investments? You can select a ready-made portfolio for your ISA instead.

We'll choose the investments for you and look after the day-to-day management. You'll just need to keep an eye on it to make sure it's still right for you.

You can start a ready-made ISA with £1,000 or more.

Want to transfer an existing ISA to us? Just let us know and we’ll take care of the rest. Transfer an ISA to us

Add money to your Stocks and Shares ISA

Add money now

Please read the ISA key features before adding money.

To add money with a debit card online or using the HL app, log in to your account and under 'Actions' choose 'Top up'. Then follow the instructions to enter your debit card details and make your payment.

You can also call us on 0117 980 9950 to add money to your ISA.

Set up a Direct Debit from £25 per month

Please read the ISA key features before adding money.

Invest monthly into your choice of funds, FTSE 350 shares, selected investment trusts and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

You can start, stop, increase and decrease your Direct Debit whenever you like. Log in to your account and choose the 'Monthly savings' tab to get started.

Transfer an ISA

You can transfer your other ISAs to us at any time - it won't count towards your ISA allowance.

It doesn't take long to transfer and we'll take care of all the work for you.

Learn more about transferring

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Investments can go down as well as up in value, so you could get back less than you put in. The information on this page isn’t advice – please ask us for advice if you’re not sure which investments are right for you. Tax rules for ISAs can change and their benefits depend on your circumstances.

Why HL?

  • Security - we're a FTSE 100 company, trusted by over one million clients
  • Care - if you ever need a hand, we answer our calls in just 21 seconds*
  • Ease - check your ISA anytime online or with the HL app
  • Expertise - investment ideas from our expert analysts

*Average Jul-Dec 2017

I am a first time investor in stocks and shares and have gained a lot of confidence investing with HL.

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New to investing?

Have a look at our Beginner’s Guide to Investing to find out about types of investments and how to get started.

Or download a Guide to ISAs to learn more about how ISAs work.

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Online Personal Wealth Awards 2016 - Best investment platform

BEST INVESTMENT ISA 2016/17
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