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Hawksford eBook: Doing Business in the UK

26 May 2023

This eBook provides an overview of what you need to know when considering doing business in the UK. It includes the fundamentals of investing, from setting up a company in particular jurisdictions to successfully running a business.


The UK is a flexible and business-minded location, historically recognised as a well-established and reputable jurisdiction to conduct business.

The UK’s position, both geographically and in respect of business culture, put it at the centre of a diverse collection of markets and sectors. Its open market and diversified economy present opportunities for new investors to access a domestic market and to use the location as a gateway to the rest of the world. The UK remains one of the most attractive places in the world to invest in and trade with.

While it continues to represent an attractive investment proposition, it is still important for investors to carry out careful planning before doing business in the UK. Understanding local market regulations, best practices, laws, and customs can go a long way to not only protecting your commercial operations from legal penalties but also allowing them to succeed.

Within this guide, you will find an overview of the various company types available in the UK, as well as the benefits of expanding into the UK market.

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