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Certificated Share Dealing

A simple service, the traditional way, over the phone or by post.

Certificated Share Dealing

Due to the coronavirus pandemic we’re experiencing unprecedented demand and as a result we've made changes to make sure we can continue to maintain our service for all clients.

You can find out more here

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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 financial advice.

Buy and sell share certificates

You can buy and sell share certificates quickly and easily with us. Deal over the phone, or by post, with easy access to UK shares. You’ll still hold your own certificates, and enjoy any shareholder perks.

How much does it cost?

There’s a minimum charge of £20. All deals have an additional £20 handling charge. A 0.5% stamp duty applies if you buy UK shares. For trades over £10,000, there’s a £1 Panel on Takeovers and Mergers (PTM) Levy.

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Certificated dealing charges

Amount Dealing charge
The first £10,000 1%
The next £10,000 0.5%
The amount over £20,000 0.25%

Buying shares

You can buy certificated shares over the phone. You’ll need to pay 25% of the deal value by debit card over the phone. You can then pay the remaining balance, including our commission and any other charges by debit card or cheque at least three working days before the settlement date.

FTSE 100

Meggitt 267.40 -13.65% Faller
Melrose Industries plc 96.21 -9.42% Faller
Ashtead Group plc 1536.25 -8.70% Faller
Rolls Royce Holdings Plc 333.00 -8.69% Faller
Coca-Cola HBC AG 1491.75 -8.35% Faller

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Lloyds Banking Group plc 90,513,149
Barclays plc 26,162,149
BP Plc 21,341,911
Vodafone Group plc 14,165,588
Glencore plc 13,770,371

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Lower cost share dealing

Open an HL Fund and Share Account to make buying shares easier. The dealing charges are lower, and you can deal shares securely over the phone or online.

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