Make your JISA count for more

A 5 star rated & trusted JISA 

Times Money Mentor 5* Award
Ethical Consumer Best Buy Lable awarded to our ISA
Best for Sustainable Investing award from Boring Money

Why choose to invest in a Stocks & Shares JISA ?

  • Put money to work in an ethical JISA in your child's name for their future.
  • You don't pay tax on any growth or returns in your JISA.
  • You can start from £25 a month and invest up to £9,000 (under current JISA rules) every year tax-free!
  • Your child can access their ethical JISA account on their 18th birthday when it will automatically turn into their very first ISA!
  • You understand that investing isn't guaranteed to make you money and your money can go up and down in value.

What makes a Big Exchange JISA better?

  • Every investment needs to pass an impact assessment so that you can see the positive impact it could have on people & planet.
  • Our ethical JISA is rated 5* by Times Money Mentor and by Fairer Finance.
  • It's an Ethical Consumer's 2022 Best Buy Stocks and Shares JISA.
  • Money added to our ethical JISA cannot be withdrawn until your child turns 18.
  • Pick investments that contribute to the world you want to see your child grow up in.

Opening a JISA with us couldn't be simpler. You need to have your National Insurance Number at the ready as well as some personal details.

Open a multi-award winning ethical JISA today

Please remember that tax treatment depends on the individual circumstances of each customer and may be subject to change in the future.

Your capital is at risk.

Why choose to have your account with The Big Exchange?

Investing on The Big Exchange gives you confidence that whatever fund you choose, it has been analysed and rated for its positive impact on the world. We are proud to give you more transparent investments, to show you we are running an ethical business model, and that we are avoiding greenwashing.


We provide an impact summary and a rating for every investment. You can read all this information before you make your choice.

We are also one of the only investment platforms in the UK that gives you full sight of all the companies that are held in your fund.


We are co-founded by The Big Issue, whose mission is to dismantle poverty by creating opportunity through self-help, social trading and business solutions.

As a mission driven business we also have social and environmental goals at our core.

No Greenwashing

We don't let funds onto The Big Exchange that cannot meet our criteria and go deeper than marketing.

We aim to call out any potential issues we find in a fund before you choose it. Whether its alcohol, intensive farming, nuclear power or more. We want you to know.

Or, transfer an existing JISA to us

Join hundreds of others who have transferred their JISAs to The Big Exchange from other providers in three simple steps:


Select to open an account with an ISA transfer

Fill in your details to start your journey with The Big Exchange.


Complete our simple, one page online transfer form

Answer three questions about your account and current provider – that’s it.


Sit back and leave the paper pushing to our team

We’ll talk to your existing provider and get your account moved over to The Big Exchange.

If you opened a CTF for your child, you can transfer that onto The Big Exchange too. Firstly, you will need to ask your current provider to turn it into a JISA before transferring it to The Big Exchange.

Please be aware that whilst The Big Exchange does not charge any fees for transferring, there may be a transfer out fee charged by your existing provider.

Start your JISA transfer

Please remember that tax treatment depends on the individual circumstances of each customer and may be subject to change in the future.

Your capital is at risk.