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Special £100,000 prize draw

Special £100,000 prize draw

Win one of five holidays of a lifetime worth £10,000. Plus, we’re giving away fifty runners-up prizes of £1,000. Full terms below.

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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. Once held in a pension money is not usually accessible until age 55 (57 from 2028). Before transferring please ensure you will benefit and if transferring a pension check you will not lose valuable benefits or incur excessive exit fees.

For 36 years, we’ve made investing simple and empowered our clients to invest with confidence. And today we’re proud to be entrusted with more than £82 billion of our clients’ money.

We recently welcomed our millionth client and to celebrate, we're running a special £100,000 prize draw.

Win one of five £10,000 holidays

Five lucky clients will win a once in a lifetime Virgin holiday worth £10,000. From safaris to ski holidays, our winners will be able to select their destination of choice. In addition, fifty runners-up will each receive cash prizes of £1,000.

Existing client? If you held an account with us on 16th November, we’ve given you an automatic entry - see full terms below. And for an additional entry, simply open, top up or transfer to a Hargreaves Lansdown account by 18 January 2018.

Not a client yet? Open or transfer to a Hargreaves Lansdown account by 18 January 2018 and we'll also enter you into our prize draw.

We’ve highlighted three of our most popular accounts below as an easy way to get started. You can open any of the accounts with a debit card payment of just £100, or by setting up a direct debit from £25 per month.

Our service is designed for investors who prefer to make their own decisions. If you’re unsure about the suitability of an investment, please contact us for personal advice. Tax benefits will depend on your circumstances. Tax rules can change. The value of investments can fall as well as rise, so you could get back less than you invest.

What can you transfer?

  • Stocks & Shares ISAs
  • Junior Stocks & Shares ISAs
  • Cash ISAs
  • Funds
  • Shares
  • Pensions & drawdown

See how to transfer


Most popular accounts

Here we give you the essential information so you can decide which account might be right for you. If you can't find what you're looking for please view our full range of services.

Stocks & Shares ISA

A Stocks & Shares ISA offers a simple and tax-efficient way to invest. You can still access your money at any time, but because of the tax advantages there's a limit on how much you can put into an ISA each year (up to £20,000 this tax year).

  • Open an account with just £100 lump sum or £25 per month
  • Invest up to £20,000 this tax year
  • Tax-free growth on your investments
  • No further UK tax on income
  • Access your money at any time

Ready-made ISA portfolio

A ready-made ISA portfolio provides a hassle-free and tax-efficient way to invest, with a low minimum investment of £1,000, simply choose the portfolio that suits your investment objective and attitude to risk. You can hold other ISA investments alongside your ready-made portfolio if you wish.

More about ready-made ISA portfolios

Overview

Set up cost Free
Access to your money Any time
Vantage Service Charge (max.) 0.45% p.a.

View our charges

Eligibility

You must be a UK resident and over the age of 18

More about ISAs

Open an ISA

Fund & Share Account

The Fund & Share Account is a low-cost, flexible investment account that allows you to deal, manage and hold a wide range of investments. You can manage all your investments online, over the telephone, or via our free apps.

  • No inactivity fees
  • Free to hold shares and low annual charge to hold funds
  • Free live share prices, continually updated and applied to your online portfolio valuation
  • No limits on how much you can put in
  • Income and growth potentially taxable
  • Access your money at any time

Overview

Set up cost Free
Access to your money Any time
Vantage Service Charge (max.) 0.45% p.a.

View our charges

Eligibility

You must be a UK resident and over the age of 18

More about Fund & Share Accounts

Open an account

SIPP (Self Invested Personal Pension)

A SIPP is one of the most tax-efficient ways of saving for your retirement. Our award-winning SIPP helps you to stay in control and manage your pension online 24/7 - with tools, watchlists and the latest research helping you make decisions whenever you want.

  • Open an account with just £100 lump sum or £25 per month
  • Up to 45% tax relief - £10,000 could in effect cost as little as £5,500, depending on your circumstances
  • Tax-free growth on your investments
  • Generous contribution limits for all UK residents under 75
  • Access your money from age 55 (57 from 2028), 25% usually tax free

Overview

Set up cost Free
Access to your money Age 55 (57 from 2028)
Vantage Service Charge (max.) 0.45% p.a.

View our charges

Eligibility

You must be a UK resident under the age of 75

More about SIPPs

Open a SIPP

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.

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