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Best Stocks & Shares ISAs
Stocks & Shares ISA Best Buy Table
|Platform||Summary||Overall Costs||MTTM Promotion|
||Cost effective for those with over £50k looking to manage own investments*||Low||N/A||More info|
||Pricey for those with less than £20k||Low||N/A||More info|
||A good investment platform, especially for beginners or those with smaller portfolios*||Average||N/A||More info|
||About the cheapest platform for SIPPs worth up to £100k or ISAs under £50k invested in unit trusts.||Low||N/A||More info|
||Expensive, really aimed at share traders||High||N/A||More info|
||Good value for portfolios under £250k, no exit fees, wide range of investments. Let down by clunky site.*||Low||N/A||More info|
||Cost effective for over £250k, but iWeb is cheaper and also run by Halifax||Average||N/A||More info|
||Very competitively priced, particularly for investors with portfolios up to £100k. Large range of investments.*||Average||N/A||More info|
||Fixed fee platform charge. 3 service plans. Among the cheapest for those with portfolios over £50k.*||Average||N/A||More info|
||Unique in that they don't charge an on-going platform fee, awful website||Low||N/A||More info|
||Simple, no hassle passive method of investing.*||Low||Up to 1 year no management fee on ISAs||More info|
||Market leader. Wide range of ISAs. Decent performance*||Low||No management fees for the first 12 months||More info|
||Low cost platform with no-frills website. Limited investment range||Low||N/A||More info|
||About the cheapest platform for SIPPs worth up to £160k or ISAs up to £80k, limited to Vanguard's own funds. No app.||Low||N/A||More info|
||Low minimum (£1), Low cost fixed fee, Strong ethical performance*||Low||N/A||More info|
||Low minimum, low cost||Low||N/A||More info|
||Similar pricing to Hargreaves under £100k, cheaper above. Poorer user experience||Average||N/A||More info|