Jeff Salway reveals the top investment platform options according to pension size, for investors building their Sipp and in income drawdown.
Since the turn of the year more than a dozen trusts, including Scottish Mortgage and Lowland, have moved to reduce costs for shareholders.
If trading costs are included inside the ongoing charges figure, expect fund charges to rise above the 1 per cent mark.
An industry-wide code has been proposed, which will make fund charges more transparent.
Lower charges are one of the reasons why trust returns have historically outperformed funds. How far does the cost gap still hold?
FCA report criticising excessive charges and poor price competition in UK funds been hailed 'milestone in UK investors being treated fairly'.
Buying direct from suppliers of products and services almost always works out cheaper - but not when you buy an investment fund.
The majority of funds that charge investors performance fees have failed to beat global tracker funds.
It is important to keep costs - the one thing investors can control - to a minimum, says Scottish Mortgage's James Anderson.
Find the cheapest and most expensive Isa providers for various pot sizes with our colour-coded tables.