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Expanding your startup to the UK: A handy guide

Unlock Your Startup's Potential in the UK Market

Are you ready to take your startup to new heights? Our definitive guide, ‘Expanding Your Startup to the UK,’ is your roadmap to navigating the complexities of establishing and growing your business in one of the world’s most dynamic markets. With practical steps and expert advice, this guide is an indispensable tool for any startup looking to make a mark in the UK. 

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What’s inside?

Whether you're at the initial stages of planning your expansion or already in the process, our guide covers a range of topics to assist you at every step.

Here’s a sneak peek into the invaluable insights and expertise you'll gain access to:
  • Getting Set Up: An overview of the initial steps necessary for establishing your startup in the UK.
  • Business Structures: Detailed information on various business structures in the UK, including their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Companies House: Guidance on registering your company with Companies House, including necessary documents and procedures.
  • Bank Accounts: Insights into setting up bank accounts in the UK, with a focus on traditional and online banking options.
  • HMRC Company Records and Taxes: Essential information on tax obligations and dealing with HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Staff and Visas: Understanding different types of staff (employees and contractors) and various visa types for working in the UK.
  • Startup Info: General information beneficial for startups, including stages of funding and navigating the UK’s business environment.
  • Funding: An overview of funding stages and sources, including grants and incentives.
  • R&D Tax Relief: Information on the R&D tax relief scheme and how to qualify for it.
  • Startup Concessions: Insights into the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) & Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) for startups.
And more!
This guide is not a complete list of the many forms, visas and intricacies you’ll come across.

Instead, we’ve stuck to the key areas that are important at the beginning of your UK expansion journey. Remember, we've done this too so we know it can all seem pretty complex to begin with!

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