UK ranks first in Europe and sixth in the world as a location for running a business.
Why the UK? The UK is Europe’s easiest place to set up a business and the number one gateway to Europe, giving easy access to the 27 member states of the European Union. The UK’s open, transparent and business-friendly system makes it easy to start up a new company and there are no separate rules for foreign business entities.
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) helps overseas companies, whatever their size and experience, at every stage of their investment, by offering:
Our frequently asked questions page on the UKTI website will give you details and guidance on where to find the information you require on setting up a company in the UK. You can contact UK Trade & Investment with any questions about locating your business in the UK.