start investment club guide useful links

These are some links that you might find useful when setting up your investment club. Please note, you must still do your own due diligence to see whether you wish to use the services.

Descriptions below are based on information found on the respective company’s website.

Help with setting up your investment vehicle

For information on setting up a Private Limited Company or LLP read Gov UK 

Information for Tax on Investment Club share sales can be found at Gov UK

The National Register of Investment Clubs – Proshare

Membership and Club resources can be found at Betterinvesting

SEC guidance is available at SEC

Online Trading Accounts and Stock Brokers

Please note capital is at risk.

Hargreaves Lansdown

Hargreaves Lansdown’s award-winning investment service could save you time and money – find out more about our ISAs, SIPP and Fund & Share Account.

The Share Centre 

They advertise having the latest market analysis, will help you learn how to invest, allow you to grab a ready made ISA and also offer the ability to transfer your account.
Types offered by them include Stocks & Shares ISA, Share Dealing Account, Junior ISA and Practice Account.

Redmayne Bentley

One of the UK’s largest independent stockbrokers. They also have draft constitution and rules forms.


Complete control of your investments. Easy to manage and use.

Interactive Brokers

Lowest cost for both occasional and frequent traders according to Barron’s.
Types offered by them include Stocks, Options, Futures, Bonds and ETFs.

Draft Forms

Draft constitution and rules can be found at Redmayne Bentley

Accounting Services for your investment club

start investment club guide links SK Accountants





SK Accountants : Annual Accounts Preparation

Annual Accounts and Tax Return Preparation Services, Contractor Specialist Accountants.

Investing Advice

Investing Advice for the US

Motley Fool

The Motley Fool provides leading insight and analysis about stocks, helping investors stay informed.

Investing Advice for the UK

Motley Fool

Fool UK has online newsletters providing share tips and portfolio guidance.



Investopedia is the world’s leading source of financial content on the web, ranging from market news to retirement strategies, investing education to insights from advisors.


ShareSoc supports individual shareholders who invest directly in the stock market and aims to help you make money.

“We do this by providing information and education, by promoting your rights to companies and by seeking to influence government and regulatory policy.”


Other Investment links

Crowdfunding sites

start investment club guide links Crowdcube






Crowdcube makes investing accessible, affordable and rewarding by enabling everyday investors to invest alongside professionals and venture capital firms in startups, early and growth stage businesses. Start building an investment portfolio on Crowdcube and own a share in businesses you believe in.

Businesses like challenger bank Monzo, which raised £1 million in a record-breaking 96 seconds, as well as household brand names like River Cottage, BrewDog, and the Eden Project, along with venture capital-backed businesses including JustPark, POD Point and Sugru have all successfully raised growth funding from the crowd.

Sites about Entrepreneurship and Startups

start investment club guide links ESC School





The Escape School

Tools, resources, events & courses to accelerate your escape into entrepreneurship

Patrick McGinnis

Live your startup dream without quitting your day job.

“Stick with your current job or become an entrepreneur? You don’t have to choose anymore. In the international bestseller The 10% Entrepreneur, I’ll teach you how, by investing just 10% of your time and resources, you can become an entrepreneur while keeping a stable day job.” – Patrick McGinnis

Chris Guillebeau

“I write about entrepreneurship and other kinds of unconventional work, with the belief that the work we do should be both fun and meaningful.” – Chris Guillebeau


Links for setting up a website for your club

New domain and hosting

Web Hosting


“Web hosting is our craft. Latest speed technologies are our passion. Unique security solutions are our specialty. Amazing technical support is our pride.”
They also offer free daily backup and a free SSL certificate.
Types offered by Siteground include Shared Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Dedicated Servers, Reseller Hosting and Enterprise Hosting.

File sharing sites


Dropbox is a modern workspace designed to reduce busywork – so you can focus on the things that matter. Sign in and put your creative energy to work.