Trade and invest

Includes investing and setting up a business in the UK and doing business in South Africa.

  1. Business investment in the UK: Guidance for overseas businesses

    Guidance on why overseas companies should set up and locate their businesses in the UK. Includes information on UK business investment and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) opportunities.

  2. Department for International Trade South Africa

    Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

  3. Overseas Business Risk - South Africa

    Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in South Africa.

  4. Set up a business

    What you need to do to start a business: choose a legal structure, see if you need licences and insurance, learn about reliefs and benefits

  5. UK Science & Innovation Network in South Africa

  6. UK Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot – South Africa

    An introductory brief from the UK Science and Innovation Network which covers the local Science and Innovation landscape, UK priorities and successes in South Africa.