Guide to establishing a financial services institution in the UK

Guide for financial services institutions about setting up in the UK. 'Welcome Ashore' was produced by Deloitte, with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and TheCityUK.


Welcome Ashore

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The Welcome Ashore publication has practical steps for financial services companies who are thinking of locating in the UK.

It covers how you can:

  • apply for regulatory approval as a financial services business
  • decide a company structure
  • manage tax arrangements
  • find the correct location and premises
  • get visas for migrant workers
  • talk to someone at Deloitte, UKTI and TheCityUK