Is the UK Really Open for Business? Starting a Business in Post-Brexit Britain

23 Aug 2023, 34 mins ago

“British politicians love to proclaim that “Britain is open for business”. With a spate of newfound work visa hurdles to be navigated in the wake of the UK’s exit from the EU, Gherson’s Lisa Uttley wonders whether this is actually the reality or mere rhetoric.

It is fair to say that the UK operates one of the more complex immigration systems worldwide. This is particularly so post-Brexit, which marked the end of free movement rights between the UK and the European Economic Area (EEA).

For those starting a business in the UK, the issue of immigration is one that they will undoubtedly encounter at an early stage in their journey – whether in terms of their own visa status or that of staff members.” Read more >>

Lisa Uttley, Gherson, Chambers Expert Focus contributor
Lisa Uttley (Author)

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