Setting up in the UK

|Setting up in the UK

IR Global London 2018 – see you there

2018-09-24T17:24:14+00:00September 24 th, 2018|Setting up in the UK|

The October IR Global London conference will be hosted in our hometown of London next month. Paul Beare and our latest team member, Glenda Tickle - will be in attendance. Glenda joined our firm earlier this year having recently been a victim of the RBS branch closures. She is our newly created Relationship Manager – [...]

Setting up in the UK for Australian exporters

2018-08-08T17:45:31+00:00August 8 th, 2018|Setting up in the UK, UK Legal|

With the UK business culture being very similar to Australia, now has never been a more poignant time for Australian companies to export their products and services to the UK market.   Introduction With the UK is a member of the European Union (EU) and is subject to EU trade regulatory requirements. However on the [...]

Top 5 reasons why companies are setting up in the UK

2018-08-02T09:21:36+00:00August 2 nd, 2018|Setting up in the UK|

Foreign Direct Investment is as ever popular with the UK market. There are a number of reasons for this, but we are seeing a constant flurry of companies setting up in the UK because:- Ease of doing business. Sure, it can be difficult to open a bank account unless you’ve got the right documentation in [...]

Will being physically present help open my UK bank account?

2018-08-12T13:14:11+00:00July 31 st, 2018|Setting up in the UK, UK General|

This is for a UK company to open a UK based bank account. As with many bank account opening matters, it is not a simple question around whether it would be beneficial to be present to be in the UK to open an account. The main question when opening a bank account is do you [...]

Car allowance vs mileage allowance for UK employees

2018-07-28T17:24:55+00:00July 28 th, 2018|Setting up in the UK, UK Payroll|

For those employers who wish to offer a car allowance to their UK based employees, there is a strict differentiator between a car allowance (which is processed on a monthly basis and subject to PAYE and calculated through payroll) and mileage reimbursement. The Car allowance vs mileage allowance for UK employees usually happens at the [...]

International Accountants in London

2018-04-23T17:58:20+00:00April 3 rd, 2018|Setting up in the UK, UK Accounting|

Every firm of international accountants in London are competitors. Every firm will register a company, register for VAT, payroll and provide on-going support and compliance. Over the years there have been specific names that come up time and time again –competing for the same type of work – foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI is the [...]

UK Formation Agent vs. UK Accountant

2018-04-01T05:54:01+00:00April 1 st, 2018|Setting up in the UK, UK Legal|

Key Differences between a UK Formation Agent vs. UK Accountant We have recently seen a sharp uptake in the number of clients who have already formed their UK company through a formation agent, who then ask for our support and expertise to finish the setup process for their UK company. There are many reasons why [...]

4. The ideal business entity

2018-03-12T11:08:52+00:00March 8 th, 2018|Setting up in the UK, Top 10 tips for UK setup|

For overseas companies the two main choices are between a Subsidiary or a Branch (often referred to as an overseas company). A Subsidiary is a company in its own right and requires the establishment of a UK registered company. Most foreign companies set up a ‘private limited company’ that becomes a subsidiary of the foreign [...]

Branch office vs. Branch registration in the UK

2018-03-12T11:12:21+00:00February 25 th, 2018|Setting up in the UK, UK Legal|

Branch office vs. branch registration in the UK - this is often the key question in the minds of most decision makers of overseas based companies when looking to setup and expand into the UK. However, when the enquiry enters a UK based professional's inbox, the same question can have a very different meaning. We [...]