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Investing in the UK from China

Broadening horizons - assisting overseas companies and individuals to expand into the UK and beyond, Blick Rothenberg is your partner for global expansion outside the Greater China area.

Understanding your needs

We are a leading tax, accounting and business advisory based in London and have been supporting overseas companies with their expansion into the UK for 75 years.

Our clients include dynamic start-ups business to well-established household names across a broad spectrum of industries, including leading Chinese state and private enterprises and high-net-worth families.

So, our team of global expansion experts understands the issues that your company faces when expanding globally into new territories. We not only speak your language, but also understand the nuances of your business culture.

Whether you are involved in a large-scale expansion into the UK and Europe, you are looking to acquire real estate for investment, or are hoping to relocate to the UK with your family, we have a wealth of knowledge which will help you to lay down new foundations here, whilst making the most of every opportunity.

Our people, your partners

Our advice is partner-led and flexible, tailored for your specific needs - whether you are taking your first steps into the UK or need assistance with a larger scale multi-territory expansion.

You will receive a boutique-level, personal service and will have a dedicated relationship manager who regularly travels to China for visits with you.

A Chinese speaker can act as a single point of contact for any queries you might have across all the Blick Rothenberg service lines involved in your particular project.

We are uniquely placed to help your business with a team of multilingual staff at all levels, from accountants to partners, each of whom is fluent in sensitivities towards Chinese business culture.

In helping to meet your needs, we have developed a complimentary suite of support services. These services have been developed to cater for the needs of companies taking their first steps in the UK and range from entity set-up through to managing the whole accounting and administration back office function.

We also offer bilingual support to give that extra support during the initial stage of landing in the UK.

How we can help

Our advice will integrate expertise in international tax, accounting, payroll and expatriate taxes to support you through the increasingly complex global environment.

We provide support on issues including the posting of staff to the UK, help with VAT issues related to the movement of goods or services, and help you to establish a local presence in the UK.

Our advice spans the following areas:

Through our association with Allinial Global, a network of over 240 leading accounting and business advisory firms based in 80 countries, we also provide truly international advice - ensuring that wherever you are, we can be on your doorstep to help you expand into many other markets.

We wish you every success on your journey towards global expansion – whether in the UK or beyond, and are here to help you achieve your strategic aims.

If you have a question about your global expansion requirements, get in touch now to speak with an adviser.

WeChat: UK regulations awareness

We are dedicated to raising awareness of UK regulations amongst the Chinese business community.

We publish a weekly update of key UK tax and accounting issues in the Chinese language through our WeChat platform.

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TaxFax 2022/23 - Mandarin

Tax rates for the 2022/23 tax year including personal tax, corporate and business, property and employment.

Budget 2021

Our client stories

HMRC opened an enquiry into an existing client’s domicile despite the fact that her tax returns had been completed fully

Investigation into Management and Control of Offshore company

HMRC enquired about the management and control of an offshore company for this taxpayer

A taxpayer realised her previous tax returns were incorrect due to wrongly reporting certain income received abroad

Insights

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