• Setting up in The City: A Brief Guide to Establishing a Financial Services Business in the UK

    The past few decades have seen the UK, and in particular London, emerge as the destination of choice for global financial institutions looking to expand their business internationally. It is Europe’s largest international banking centre and the European headquarters of over a third of all Fortune 500 companies. All major global banks and financial institutions have a presence in London.
  • A Guide to Business and Work Visas to the UK

    This brochure aims to give you a brief overview of our visa service in China and the different visa routes available to enter the UK for business and work purposes. This includes Business visit visas, long term visit visas, visas for sole representatives of an overseas company and visas under the points based system for highly skilled workers, intra-company transfers, investors and entrepreneurs.
  • Setting up in the UK - A Handbook for Overseas Law Firms

    The UK Government welcomes and supports overseas companies in establishing themselves and investing in the UK. The UK is one of the largest recipients of foreign direct investment (FDI) worldwide and the Government actively encourages foreign businesses...
  • Springboard for Success

    UK Trade & Investment is the Government department that 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 – acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in global business. UK Trade & Investment offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK, and in British embassies and other diplomatic offices around the world. We provide companies with the...