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New Tool Launched by the Department for International Trade

A new tool has been released, which aims to assist international investors who are interested in setting up or expanding their operations in the UK.

The UK Investment Support Directory tool allows potential investors to locate experts who can assist with their move – for example, in accountancy, law, consultancy, recruitment, and more. The tool will also connect them with over three hundred businesses throughout the UK.

The Department for International Trade states that the International Support Directory has been designed to improve the accessibility of information regarding the investment process. It states that this is part of a wider plan to encourage more foreign investment in the UK.

Mark Slaughter, Director General for Investment, said:

The UK Investment Support Directory is a smart, new digital tool that innovatively connects investors to private sector expertise.This interactive platform allows investors to tailor their searches to find the specific advice they are looking for or generates a range of businesses if they aren’t sure what they’re looking for yet. It is another way DIT is helping support foreign investment by streamlining connections between UK businesses and overseas investors.