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Investment in the UK: guidance for overseas businesses

These UKTI guides provide information on why overseas companies should set up and expand their businesses in the UK.

These guides are helpful for overseas companies looking to expand their businesses or relocate overseas. They include information on why international companies should set up in the UK and the opportunities within specific sectors.

Contact UKTI for help

UKTI can provide overseas companies and investors with more information about investment opportunities in the UK.

UKTI Investment Services Team

Overseas companies can contact the UKTI Investment Services Team for information about setting up in the UK including the help that is available.

General advice

General guidance on:

  • why overseas companies should set up in the UK
  • tax
  • setting up a European Headquarters
  1. Entrepreneurs setting up in the UK

    • 10 April 2014
    • Promotional material
  2. A guide to UK taxation for overseas businesses

    • 31 March 2013
    • Guidance
  3. A guide to locating European business headquarters in the UK

    • 30 May 2013
    • Guidance
  4. Science and Innovation in the UK: commercial benefits

    • 26 March 2014
    • Guidance

Sector guides

These guides provide an overview of the investment opportunities available for investors in specific sectors in the UK.

  1. Agri-tech in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 10 April 2014
    • Promotional material
  2. Aerospace industry in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 10 April 2014
    • Guidance
  3. Automotive industry in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 7 April 2014
    • Guidance
  4. Civil nuclear power in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 20 February 2014
    • Guidance
  5. Communications industry in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 20 February 2014
    • Guidance
  6. Creative industries in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 20 February 2014
    • Guidance
  7. Electronics and IT Hardware in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 20 February 2014
    • Guidance
  8. Energy networks in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 24 March 2014
    • Guidance
  9. UKTI Financial Services Organisation

    • 31 March 2014
    • Promotional material
  10. Information Communications Technology (ICT) in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 19 February 2014
    • Guidance
  11. Food and Drink in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 19 February 2014
    • Guidance
  12. Guide to Islamic finance in the UK

    • 8 October 2013
    • Guidance
  13. Marine energy in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 26 February 2014
    • Promotional material
  14. Offshore wind power in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 18 February 2014
    • Guidance
  15. Rail industry guide for overseas investors

    • 14 April 2014
    • Promotional material
  16. Regeneration projects in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 14 April 2014
    • Promotional material
  17. Oil and gas in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 24 March 2014
    • Promotional material
  18. Space technology in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 7 April 2014
    • Guidance
  19. Waste Management in the UK: investment opportunities

    • 19 February 2014
    • Guidance

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