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Why overseas companies should set up in the UK

Find out why international businesses invest, locate and expand their businesses in the UK.



This guide includes information on:

  • what international businesses say about the UK
  • tax
  • skills and recruitment
  • getting help from the Department for International Trade
  • opportunities in different industries
  • infrastructure development in the UK
  • entrepreneurs and graduates
  • exporting from the UK
  • finding a location for your business
  • registering a business in the UK
  • visas and migration
  • financial support
Published 11 April 2014
Last updated 19 February 2017 + show all updates
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  2. First published.