Here is a wide range of broker services available. Some offer bespoke services and tailored advice, such as Charles Stanley, Redmayne Bentley and Killik & Co, whereas others are nothing more than execution-only share dealing services.
These are online platforms through which a client can buy and sell shares independently through a share dealing account, without being offered advice.
Examples of these include Interactive Investor, Hargreaves Lansdown or The Share Centre.
For beginners who want to be more involved and dabble with individual shares, it makes sense to open an online, execution-only share dealing account which keeps the cost of investing to a minimum,