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Setting up a UK business

Are you looking to establish a new UK subsidiary or a UK branch?  The UK continues to be an important economy and is one of the most dynamic business environments in the world.  We have a long track record of supporting innovation and entrepreneurialism.

A trusted advisor for international businesses entering the UK

If you are an international company or entrepreneur considering creating a new business entity and making your base the UK, we can help you. As accountants and chartered tax advisors, we can make the process straightforward and help you weigh up some of the important considerations. We can also provide a full compliance service to ensure your business meets the needs for the relevant UK authorities.

Benefit from the UK’s business friendly economic policy

The UK offers many tax advantaged schemes for businesses and investors looking to set up a new company or expand into the UK. These range from financial incentives to attract seed investment or growth capital, enhanced tax relief support for R&D and patent registrations, plus tax relief for operators of share schemes and future business exits. Added to this, the UK continues to have a favourable rate of corporation tax. All things considered, it’s a great place to set up a new business whatever industry sector you are in.

Simplifying the complexity of starting a new UK company

When it comes to expanding your business interests in the UK, we can guide you through every step of the way. This includes advising you on the best structure, registering your business and dealing with Companies House and HMRC. We will answer all your questions and provide sound, impartial and practical advice – guiding you through any unfamiliar terminology without resorting to confusing jargon.

Get it right first time – expert advice for overseas businesses starting in the UK

Once your business has opened its doors and trading, we can also support you with a full range of accountancy and tax services. It is what we do every day, for many overseas business owners and local entrepreneurs across the London and Surrey area.

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Planning for your future success

Our comprehensive services for setting up a new business in the UK include:

  • Advising you on the right business structure for your needs;
  • Formation of UK company or branch;
  • Registering the entity for VAT & PAYE;
  • Ongoing regulatory and business compliance support to meet your legal obligations including business tax, personal tax, VAT and payroll services (PAYE and NIC) where necessary
  • Monthly/quarterly reporting to management in a format to suit you.
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31 December 2020 - Review disposals of chargeable assets to avoid a possible CGT increase

Capital gains tax is due to be reviewed by the government and if a CGT rise is announced, the new rates may become effective from the next tax year on 6 April 2021. Take advice now if you are thinking of selling property or have other assets giving rise to a capital gains tax liability.