Invest with Barclays

We’ve been helping customers to grow their money for over 300 years which is one of the reasons why 300,000 people choose to invest with us. 

Whether you’re new to investing or an experienced investor we have a range of options to suit you.

Investments can fall as well as rise so you might not get back what you invest. If you’re unsure which investments are right for you please seek independent advice. Tax rules can change and any benefits depend on your circumstances.

Getting started

New to investing

Leave the hard work to us and consider choosing one of our five Ready-made Investment funds which range from low to higher risk.

Explore Ready-made Investments

Experienced investors

Dive into our in-depth insights & research and choose from thousands of investments such as funds, shares including US, ETFs, bonds and more.

Learn more about investments available

Why invest with Barclays?

Trusted – we’ve helped over 300,000 customers invest their money

Convenience – open an account in minutes and start investing with no minimum deposit

Accessible – check your investments and trade anytime online or with the Barclays app

UK-based call centre – if you need any help or support our helpdesk is here for you

Award-winning – ‘Best Stocks & Shares ISA Provider 2022’ at the Online Money Awards and ‘Best SIPP Provider 2022’ from the Shares Awards

Transparent – our fees are straightforward and transparent.


Find the right account for you

Investment ISA

Otherwise known as a Stocks and Shares ISA, this is the most popular account people choose when they start to invest.

You can pay in up to £20,000 per tax year into our award winning ISA.1

Any returns you make are tax free and you can withdraw cash when you like.

Investment Account

A flexible account if you’ve already used your ISA allowance for the current tax year or you’re already paying into an ISA with another provider.

No limits on the amount you can invest and you can withdraw your cash at any time.

SIPP Account

Our award winning Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) designed to help you prepare for retirement.

Let us help you build your retirement pot and make your own investment decisions.

You may be eligible for tax relief on the money you pay in.


Moving from Savings to Investments?

When it comes to saving money and planning your finances, cash savings and investments are both important and each has a role to play. Read our article which can help you understand whether you should save cash or invest.

Protected by the FSCS

Your investment accounts with Barclays are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the FSCS – the UK's deposit guarantee scheme.

For more information, please go to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme’s website.

Say hello to international shares

You can now buy and sell shares across 10 international exchanges, all on one easy investment platform.

Investments can fall as well as rise.

Help and support on hand

Our dedicated UK call teams are on hand to help you at any stage on your investment journey.

If you need any help or support call 0800 279 3667.2

You may be interested in

Free events and webinars

Thinking of investing? Join our free virtual event on 8 November to learn more about the reasons to invest and how to get started.

Ready-made Investments

Take a look at our five Ready-made Investment funds which range from low to higher risk.

Let us help you

Already have an account?

If you already have an account, log in to get access or get started with your investments.

Call us

If you have any questions, you can speak to one of our UK based team on 0800 279 3667.2