Charles Stanley Direct

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December 2017

I am new to investing so tried this one first as it has been given good ratings. However: I have found the website very slow and frustrating to use. Gone over to Hargreaves Lansdown... much better.
I am new to investing so tried this one first as it has been given good ratings. However: I have found the website very slow and frustrating to use. Gone over to Hargreaves Lansdown... much better.

David, Midlothian

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40%

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December 2017

Cheap but awful UX, hard to navigate and picking funds an issue. I wanted to try out Charles Stanley Direct with my 4th child's JISA and would have moved more money over but what a pain it is... maybe…

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Cheap but awful UX, hard to navigate and picking funds an issue. I wanted to try out Charles Stanley Direct with my 4th child's JISA and would have moved more money over but what a pain it is... maybe it's because I don't have hours to scour the market.

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Alastair, Fife

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40%

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October 2017

1) easy, relatively intuitive user interface. 2) among industry peers, relatively low admin charges. 3) Fund choices however trail that of the largest peer (Hargreaves) in some categories.
1) easy, relatively intuitive user interface. 2) among industry peers, relatively low admin charges. 3) Fund choices however trail that of the largest peer (Hargreaves) in some categories.

Yosuke, Greater London

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70%

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September 2017

Fantastic Helpdesk. Good price point. Company feels like they know what they are doing and I trust them. Backed by a very secure company.
Fantastic Helpdesk. Good price point. Company feels like they know what they are doing and I trust them. Backed by a very secure company.

Clare

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100%

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September 2017

Solid reputation.
Solid reputation.

J

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80%

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August 2017

Good experience from registration through to account opening. Took literally 2 minutes. Good choice of investments and useful info around the site.
Good experience from registration through to account opening. Took literally 2 minutes. Good choice of investments and useful info around the site.

Richard

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100%