UK setup

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Checklist for opening a UK bank account for an overseas company

2018-04-15T06:45:06+00:00October 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+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) [...]

Benefits of a UK based accountant

2017-07-22T19:54:27+00:00February 24 th, 2017|Setting up in the UK, UK Accounting, UK Legal|

We sometimes hear people say that they do not need a UK based accountant for their UK operation, especially in the early days of setting up a UK business. Others have an approach that an accountant is just there to ‘fill out forms to keep the tax man happy’. For an overseas company having a [...]

Bill English attracts attention – New Zealand companies setting up in the UK

2017-07-22T20:08:14+00:00January 14 th, 2017|Setting up in the UK, UK General, UK Legal|

The (recently appointed) New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English met with his UK counterpart - Theresa May at 10 Downing Street London yesterday. High on the agenda – New Zealand companies setting up in the UK and what would happen as a result of the UK Brexit move. May and English have had preliminary conversations [...]

Employment at Will in the UK

2017-07-22T20:05:59+00:00December 16 th, 2016|Setting up in the UK, UK Legal|

We were recently asked to provide UK payroll services to a West-Coast company taking on their first employee in the UK. We scheduled an initial discussion with that company, a software/technology firm in the Bay area, to find out more about their intentions and what was being offered to the UK hire. They knew about [...]

Why networking is important to Paul Beare

2016-11-18T12:15:17+00:00September 28 th, 2015|Setting up in the UK|

We believe that networking is the key to building strong relationships for our business. Coincidentally, the IR Global London conference is taking place this week. This culminates in accountants and lawyers from numerous jurisdictions worldwide meeting to discuss like-minded matters of cross-border interest. When meeting face to face with our clients and peers, by sharing [...]