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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 [...]

Paul to speak with potential NZ to UK startups

2018-04-01T07:47:57+00:00April 1 st, 2018|UK Legal|

Earlier in February we published how Paul would return to New Zealand to help more kiwi companies setup in the UK and also present at an event. Culminating in a kind offer from another speaker, David Alizade of NZ based law firm Jackson Russell, there will be two events in Auckland next week.  Full registration [...]

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 [...]

Sub-contractors vs. UK payroll

2018-04-15T06:55:28+00:00March 12 th, 2018|UK Legal, UK Payroll|

‘Employing’ subcontractors is often a key discussion point we deal with when helping an overseas company start up in the UK. Usually we are asked to explain from the perspective of sub contractors vs. UK payroll. The question can be biased depending whether the sub-contractor or the employer is enquiring. A UK sub-contractor can either [...]

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 [...]

Paul attends #IRLisbon18 DealMakers conference

2018-02-25T12:17:24+00:00February 12 th, 2018|UK Legal|

Having had possibly one of the longest journey's to Lisbon out of all attendees, Paul arrived in Lisbon after a short stop in London having left Auckland at the beginning of the week. Copenhagen was also visited briefly. This culminated in one of the regular meetings of International Referral members at the Dealmakers conference [...]

UK VAT Registration for online businesses

2017-08-10T15:14:08+00:00August 10 th, 2017|Setting up in the UK, UK Accounting, UK Legal, UK Tax|

HMRC's more rigorous approach to company's that need UK VAT Registration for online businesses set a precedent earlier this month (1 August 2017) with eBay resulting in customers no longer contracting with eBay Europe in Luxembourg, but now trading with eBay (UK) Ltd. This meant for the customers of eBay (UK) Ltd, that VAT will [...]

What is a Confirmation Statement in the UK?

2018-04-01T05:25:46+00:00April 12 th, 2017|Setting up in the UK, UK General, UK Legal|

The Confirmation Statement in the UK (form CS01) was previously known as the Annual Return (form AR01) – but it also captures other data that must be filed. It is a report containing accurate and up-to-date information about a limited company on a certain date. It is also a requirement for LLP’s (limited liability partnerships) [...]