How do I start investing?

You can start investing with these 3 steps:

  • Choose an account

    You have 4 to choose from:

    • a Stocks and Shares ISA
    • a Personal Pension
    • a Junior ISA
    • a General Account

    Each account comes with different investment limits and different tax advantages, so it’s worth spending a little time comparing them to work out which is right for you. 

    Learn more about our accounts
  • Choose a management style

    You can choose to build your own portfolio or let us do it for you. 

    If we do it for you

    We’ll match you with investments that fit your attitude to risk. Then we manage them every step of the way. You'll also get expert investment guidance from real people if you need it.

    If you do it yourself

    You can pick funds to invest in. We have a range of over 85 funds to invest in – giving you plenty of options if you want to build your own portfolio.

    Learn more about our funds
  • Decide how much to invest

    Get started with a payment of £500 by debit card or set up a monthly payment from £100 by Direct Debit.

    Alternatively, you can start by transferring investments from another provider.

    Learn more about transfers

Need more help?

Our UK-based team is ready to answer your questions

Our UK-based team is ready to answer your questions.

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Getting help in difficult circumstances

Please contact us if you’re having financial difficulties, navigating a difficult time in your life, or if your mental wellbeing is affected. This happens to many in these uncertain times. We’re here to help.

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