Opening an Office in The City

Opening an Office in The CityOpening a new branch of your business in the UK is an exciting prospect. You should carefully research all the legal requirements including registering with Companies House, keeping business accounts, applying for right business licences and organising insurance. In addition you should take the time to find the perfect employees to help your business grow, be aware of your responsibilities as a business owner along with UK health and safety regulations.

The City of London is a business and financial centre of international reputation. There are more than 300,000 people employed in the area, who mostly work in the banking, IT, finance, accountancy, legal, and insurance sectors. Some of the largest employers with presence in The City include Ernst & Young, Eversheds, Lloyds, Unilever, the City of London Police, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, KPMG, and Goldman Sachs. Commuters into the city are served by 11 underground stations, the Docklands Light Railway, 2 Thameslink stations, and railway services in and out of Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Fenchurch Street, and Cannon Street. London Metropolitan University is near Liverpool Street station.

You can get help when finding your first office in the City of London by utilising the resources available from London Office Space.

It is advisable to gain quotes from a number of shipping companies before arranging to have your business equipment relocated to the UK.

When recruiting new employees for you business you should take the time to find the perfect candidates to suit your company's needs.

There are a wide range of insurance providers in the UK who will be able to provide the suitable level of insurance for your business needs.

UK accountants are vital in order to ensure compliance with tax laws, VAT payments and payroll and to ensure that the appropriate minimum of tax is paid on a business.