Doing business and investing in the UK

The UK is ready to welcome new businesses with many strategic benefits to establishing a presence: from market entry to accessing talent and the ease of doing business.

Our Setting Up in the UK Guide provides all the information you will need when considering doing business or investing in the UK with an introduction to the benefits of locating your business outside of London, without losing any of the benefits.

From our Top 10 reasons to invest in the UK to advice on finance and tax, and more on what makes the Kent and South East region so compelling as a location for international business the guide makes for essential reading if you’re looking to set up business here.

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“The UK’s robust business environment continues to be an attractive location for Global enterprises planning their future. Kent, on London’s doorstep and the gateway to Europe, is the prime location for business growth. And Locate in Kent is here to support you on each stage of the journey as you establish yourself in the UK.”

Simon Ryan, Investment Director, Locate in Kent

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UK market entry

Realistically, any business looking to expand or move internationally is going to need time to plan and prepare their operations. The first steps are registering a business, establishing an address, opening a bank account and the recruitment and management of your first employee.

The free Locate in Kent service can be tailored to your specific business needs. With sector specialists in the team and access to professional services experts, they will offer bespoke advice that will help get your business up and running as quickly as possible.

They are here to support you and your business to successfully enter the UK market, including finding new business and supply chain partners.

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Kent, London and the South East

With an ideal location between London and Europe, the Kent region offers the most competitive proposition for businesses moving to the UK. Here you will find flexible facilities, a rich talent pool, enviable quality of life and vital space to grow.

The region is home to over 70,000 companies including some of the UK’s best-known brands to the brightest new tech and life science start-ups. Increasing numbers of ambitious business owners are choosing to grow outside the spiralling commercial costs of London.

Soft landing package and concierge offer

Our soft landing package means that relocating to the Kent region is the easiest route to establishing a UK business.

We offer any UK or international business looking to expand in Kent a free, comprehensive and competitive concierge package to help you hit the ground running.

Businesses looking to set up in the UK from overseas get all the help and support they need to succeed, with our package worth $24k.

Find out more about our Soft Landing package

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