How to set up in the UK

Every year the UK government helps thousands of companies move to the UK. We’ve worked with some of them to answer the most common questions about setting up businesses in the UK - from information on visas, to tax breaks, to hiring skilled workers.

Highly skilled workforce

A deep pool of talent with top technical training, plus graduates from some of the best universities in the world.

Competitive taxes

Our business-friendly tax is the lowest in the G20, and our taxation rules are simple to understand.

Financial incentives

Access a market of over 60 million people, support for research and development and tax relief to encourage investment.

Establish your UK business base

Find out how to set up your base in the UK

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Need help?

The UK Government helps businesses expand to and trade with the UK. If you have questions, we can help.

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