Setting up a UK business

Setting up a UK business

When setting up a business in the UK, you will be registered for tax automatically. This means that choosing the most appropriate and tax efficient business structure is vital.

Our experts will advise on the pros and cons of various structures including:

  • Private Company Limited by Shares (Limited Company)
  • Public Limited Company (PLC)
  • UK Establishment (Branch)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • Sole Trader
  • Partnership

We are also able to assist with:

  • Cross border VAT issues 
  • Transfer pricing
  • Tax equalisation advice for internationally mobile employees, including non- domiciled staff
  • Payroll services [link to this page] including UK minimum wage and pension obligations
  • UK holiday entitlement pay and advice
  • Residency and visa advice

If you are planning to set up a business or subsidiary here in the UK, contact us now for advice.

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Prashant Malde
NHS Pension Management Solution
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Audit & Assurance
Company Secretarial
Corporate Finance
Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support
International
Personal Tax and Wealth Planning
Planning for retirement
Start-ups
Tim Cook
Young Professional Network
Estate planning and trusts
International tax non dom
Personal tax compliance
Tax
Tax investigations
Wealth planning and investments
Property Tax
R&D tax credits
Business Plans
Corporate Tax
Employment Tax
Human Resources
Incorporation
International tax
Payroll Outsourcing
Selling your business
Setting up a UK business
VAT
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Service 1
Service 2
Service 3
Prashant Malde
NHS Pension Management Solution
Accounting Services & Software
Audit & Assurance
Company Secretarial
Corporate Finance
Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support
International
Personal Tax and Wealth Planning
Planning for retirement
Start-ups
Tim Cook
Young Professional Network
Estate planning and trusts
International tax non dom
Personal tax compliance
Tax
Tax investigations
Wealth planning and investments
Property Tax
R&D tax credits
Business Plans
Corporate Tax
Employment Tax
Human Resources
Incorporation
International tax
Payroll Outsourcing
Selling your business
Setting up a UK business
VAT
Ian Saunders

Partner

Ian is expertly positioned to advise clients on all matters pertaining to Company Secretarial services and Company Formation. His ability to communicate the types of structure that are available to you, coupled with his professional understanding of which structure would benefit your business best makes his support a highly sought after commodity.

Ian advises companies of all sizes on compliance under the Companies Acts and UK governance; the drafting of resolutions and specialist share capital and Articles clauses, as well as providing insights on general aspects concerning company law. He also acts as the nominated company secretary for public companies and has experience of filling this role for AIM listed vehicles.

Ian has managed the Wilder Coe Statutory department since 1997 and became Partner in 2010. In addition, Ian served as a Director of Artaius Ltd, the specialist outsourcing, formation and company secretarial arm of the Wilder Coe group before its merger back into the Wilder Coe business.

Professional Memberships

  • Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Company Secretarial
  • Company Formation
  • Overseas Incorporations
  • Companies Act Guidance
  • The UK Governance Code
  • Company Law and its practical applications

Qualifications

  • ICSA

Robert Bradman

Partner

Robert qualified in Scotland as a Chartered Accountant in 1998 and joined Wilder Coe in 2004 after having spent four years in New York working for a firm of Certified Public Accountants.

Robert was appointed an Audit Partner in 2010 and since 2014 has combined this role with heading up our Accounting Support department.

Robert provides both advisory and compliance services to his corporate clients, working closely with them on a range of areas including advising on business structure and providing financial analysis. Robert provides audit, accountancy and corporate tax compliance services to his clients, ensuring they comply with their statutory and legal obligations.

By providing important initial accounting and tax assistance to start up organisations, Robert affords you the maximum opportunity to succeed and grow your business over the longer term. Larger, more established clients also benefit from the tailored and in depth advice that Robert provides, helping businesses to meet both long and short term objectives.

Professional Memberships

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Statutory audit and financial statements preparation
  • Corporate taxation
  • Financial Services Authority audits
  • Solicitors Accounts Rules work
  • Financial projections preparation

Sectors of Expertise

  • Property investment
  • Property development
  • Trade associations
  • IT consulting
  • Solicitors Practices

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant (Scotland)
  • BA Accounting and Finance
Tim Cook

Partner

Tim’s passion lies in helping his clients maximise their wealth through successful tax planning for the future. Whether you are seeking a solution on the most efficient way to implement your inheritance plans or would simply like some plain-English advice on your tax liabilities, Tim is expertly placed to offer you a highly professional and personalised service.

Having previously worked for HMRC, Tim is able to use his insights to assist with HMRC investigations and ensure that you are informed at all times, and can offer you clear and simple advice throughout the process.

His technical areas of expertise include, tax planning, pensions, emigration and trusts. Tim works with entrepreneurs, and families from a wide range of backgrounds, based both in the UK and overseas.

Tim joined Wilder Coe in 1996 and was made Tax Partner in 2001.

Professional Memberships

  • Affiliate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • Tax Planning
  • Pension Planning
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts
  • HM Revenue and Customs Investigations
  • International Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax

Sectors of Expertise

  • Entrepreneurs
  • High Net-Worth Individuals

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