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    We have created this information to make it easier for you as a start-up to navigate through the system and make you aware of all the different support available to you.

    UK is an exceptional place for start-up companies to be based in and grow their business from. London is the third largest tech hub in the world, and a leading start-up hub in Europe. It is known for its vibrant community, a high concentration of capital and a massive concentration of international talent.

    There is a great number of accelerators and tech events in London and with government support easily available the start-up eco system is one of the fastest growing in the world.

    Here are some of the reasons to why the UK is an ideal place to start or expand your company from:
    • the UK has one of the lowest corporation tax rates in the G20
    • you can register a company within 48 hours
    • the labour force is the second largest in the Europe
    • the UK government offers support to start-ups and entrepreneurs

    Practical information about setting up a company in the UK

    How to set up in the UK
    Most common questions about setting up businesses in the UK - from information on visas, to tax breaks, to hiring skilled workers.

    How to set up a limited company: step by step
    How to set up a limited company, appoint directors and shareholders or guarantors, and register for tax.

    Practical help and advice when starting or setting up your business
    Starting your own business requires a lot of preparation, planning and research. The UK government has dedicated a whole website with useful information on where you can find help and advice on starting and setting up a business. There is information on how to set up and register a company, and on the steps that you will need to take to turn your idea into a business, such as writing a business plan, finance options, recruitment and marketing.

    Practical information and introductions to service providers
    London and Partners are the mayor of London’s official promotional company and are helping overseas companies set up in the city of London. They are working closely with selected commercial partners and can make introductions on your behalf and let you meet the right service providers you might need to speak to.

    Overview of accelerators, incubators and co-working spaces in the UK
    We have created a comprehensive list of the top incubator spaces and accelerators in the UK within different tech subsectors.

    For more information, please contact our expert:
    Hilde Hukkelberg
    Director
    Innovation Norway, United Kingdom 
    hilde.hukkelberg@innovasjonnorge.no




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