UK Individual Shareholders Society
PROTECTING AGAINST YOUR STOCKBROKER GOING BUST
If you don’t know where to start investing in the stock market, you could call us for some general advice.
ShareSoc can provide some general advice for new investors (but not specific advice on what shares to buy or sell). Go to the Contact page to contact us.
This page gives the names of stockbrokers (or “investment platforms”) that support
Personal Crest Membership or dealing in paper share certificates (Certificated trading)
as opposed to pooled nominee accounts which are both legally dangerous and could
lead to difficulties if your broker goes into administration. It is accurate so far
as we are aware but please notify any corrections or additions to ShareSoc. Brokers
are listed in alphabetic order. Their terms and conditions including pricing will
vary considerably and you need to examine whether they meet your personal requirements.
For example some of these services will be either “execution only” or “advisory”
services, and some will be on-
Brokers that support Personal Crest Membership
Charles Stanley (Gold service and possibly CS Direct if you are transferring a personal crest account from another broker).
Brokers that support Certificated Dealing
GHC Capital Markets
Hedley & Co
Norwich & Peterborough (Jarvis Securities)
Pilling & Co
Saga Share Direct
ShareDeal Active (Jarvis Securities)
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