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Australia embraces the British Market

2019-12-14T17:26:32+01:00December 13 th, 2019|Setting up in the UK, Top 10 tips for UK setup|

As part of his work helping Australian companies make the leap to setting up in the UK, earlier this week Paul Beare hosted two separate workshops, one in Sydney, the other in Melbourne. Both were held in collaboration with the UK’s Department of International Trade, which sent along team members to support and answer any [...]

Ease of doing business survey

2019-11-01T16:24:13+01:00October 31 st, 2019|Setting up in the UK, UK General|

The UK’s place in the world is under a spotlight at the moment. It’s not just Brexit - although that thorny question is dominating much discussion in offices, pubs and dinner tables across the country. The UK is also wrestling with what kind of country it wants to be - aligned with Europe or more [...]

CeBIT Sydney 2019

2019-11-07T18:45:15+01:00October 7 th, 2019|Setting up in the UK|

It’s the time of year when thoughts turn to shorter days and colder nights. But for those heading to Sydney at the end of the October, the main preoccupation will be the 2019 CeBIT conference.   As usual the conference aims to bring together some of the world’s leading tech companies to talk about the latest ideas that are [...]

Setting up a UK company: Accountant or lawyer?

2019-09-26T08:11:28+01:00September 26 th, 2019|Setting up in the UK, UK General, UK Legal|

It’s an interesting question: should you use an accountant or lawyer to set up a UK company? Under UK law, both kinds of regulated professionals can serve this function, so understanding how they differ may be helpful.      In order to help your set up process, both accountants and lawyers will need to undertake the necessary checks: namely the anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Client (KYC) checks.  […]

Will being physically present help open my UK bank account?

2018-08-12T13:14:11+01:00July 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 [...]

Paul to speak with potential NZ to UK startups

2018-04-01T07:47:57+01:00April 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+01:00April 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 [...]

Checklist for opening a UK bank account for an overseas company

2019-12-02T18:47:39+01:00October 9 th, 2017|Setting up in the UK, UK General|

There is no precise “how to open a UK bank account for overseas owned companies” handbook. Unfortunately, it is often easier for UK banks to decline to open an account, than it is to complete the hurdles and internal challenges they face from a compliance perspective. Below, we have prepared a checklist for opening a [...]

What is a Confirmation Statement in the UK?

2018-04-01T05:25:46+01:00April 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) [...]