How we help you expand your business to the UK

At the Department for International Trade, we help you expand your business to the UK. Our wide range of digital tools are designed to help you save time and reduce cost.

Insights by market

Get market insights on the UK's neighbouring countries, helping you make an informed business case for expanding to the UK.

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Insights by industry

Get reliable industry insights, helping you make even better decisions. We can also offer bespoke research on specific UK industries.

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Highlighting opportunities

Explore unique opportunities in specific UK industries, giving you an insight into a rapidly evolving market with high-growth potential.

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Helpful guides

Read our guidance on expanding to the UK, including guides on visas and migration, tax and incentives and much more.

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Professional services

Find UK companies that specialise in helping businesses expand to the UK. Our Investment Support Directory features professionals in accounting, legal, publicity and more.

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Making introductions

Build connections across the public and private sector. Our network spans industry leaders, chambers of commerce and centres of R&D excellence.

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Hiring, workforce and training help

Get access to recruitment strategies, staff training insights and estimated salary projections that could be essential to the success of your business.

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Assistance for innovators

Join our Global Entrepreneur Programme for innovative tech founders and get support through mentoring, relocation help, investor introductions and more.

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Ongoing support

Be a part of our Investor Development Network, which offers support in helping you meet your long-term goals.

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Our teams are located in UK embassies, high commissions and consulates in cities around the world.

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