Useful Information

Details regarding new improvements to Smart Investor, Legal information, MIFID II and more.

The value of investments can fall as well as rise and you could get back less than you invest. If you’re not sure about investing, seek independent advice. The past performance of investments is not a reliable indicator of their future performance.

What’s new on Smart Investor?

We’ve been hard at work making a range of improvements to the look and feel of Smart Investor, following your feedback.

What is Market abuse?

We explore the three types of market abuse you need to be aware of, and offer practical scenarios to demonstrate how you can spot and avoid it.

Structural Reform Programme

Government reforms mean that Barclays must set up a new ring-fenced bank. We explain what this means for you.

What is MIFID II?

New industry-wide legislation was introduced on 3 January 2018 that may affect your ability to trade on Smart Investor. If you’re confused by the changes, we explain everything you need to know.

SIPP Forms

This page holds forms which may be useful to you in managing your Barclays SIPP.

Going paperless

Smart Investor is an online service, so by choosing to go paperless you can receive your investment alerts by email or text, and your important documents online – this’ll give you the best overall experience.

Dividends Uncovered

Investors have a number of incentives to invest their long-term savings in the hope of growing their wealth.

Among those is the prospect of dividend payments. This is the portion of earnings that a company distributes among its shareholders each year.

Legal Information

The Terms and Conditions for the investment products and services we offer you.

What you need to know

Read our disclosures to help you understand the basics before choosing to invest.

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Expert news and views

Keep up to speed with the latest investment and economic insights from our experts.

Competitive fees

Low charges mean more of your money stays invested for your future. The simplest way to pay them is to set up a direct debit.

It’s easy to transfer to us

If you transfer an ISA or SIPP, they will remain tax-efficient, but there are other things to consider before you transfer.