Setting up a business in the UK can seem daunting, particularly if you are based thousands of miles away in a different time zone and with a domestic business to run.
When it comes to setting up a successful business, the UK ranks highly on a whole host of factors. With the lowest corporation tax in the G7, 24-hour company incorporation and access to tax credit schemes. Setting up a business overseas isn't just about identifying a favourable climate; it's also about finding the right location, sourcing funding and attracting the best talent.
Take a look at insights from our experts below.
New 'innovator' and 'start-up' visas
On 29 March 2019, the Home Office will close the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visa routes. In their place will be two new visa routes: S…
A guide to starting up a UK business
The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa is for individuals or two-person teams to either start up at least one UK company, or to invest and become director of an existing UK…
Tax changes for non-UK residents who own commercial property
This article informs non-UK residents who own commercial property in the UK of major tax changes, including being subject to capital gains tax and corporation tax, …
Australian points-based immigration system in the UK: What’s the point?
In September 2019, the Home Office commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review the merits of introducing a new immigration framework based on the …
Global mobility and business immigration
Here we focus on a common question - how can employees be transferred from a parent company or a group company overseas to the UK branch for a specific project or p…
An overview of the UK immigration system
A brief guide to the UK's immigration system, understanding the points-based system and the role of a sponsor.
How foreign nationals can invest in the UK
A blog looking into the Tier 1 (Investor) visa which grants a foreign investor permission to live in the UK with none of the restrictions on work or residence that …