The future trading relationship between the UK and EU is not yet certain. Both large and small exporters are already feeling the effects of Brexit in their order books. However, British companies who act now can secure access to the single market in both the medium and long-term. By setting up a subsidiary in Germany, you will be able to access the single market from within the EU, benefitting from the free trade area and free movement of goods.
Germany has always been a popular target for investment from the UK. Over 800 large and small British companies representing a wide range of industries are already present across the country. They
enjoy a stable economic, legal and administrative framework in which to do business. Furthermore, Germany is an excellent distribution hub to serve other markets within the EU.
By setting up in Germany now, you can still take advantage of current favourable commercial and legal frameworks. Planning ahead means you can minimise your exposure to any possible future volatility and uncertainty. Furthermore, ensuring some operations are conducted from within the EU shows your clients you are committed to the market, generating customer loyalty.
Large organisations are already considering splitting their operations into UK and EU entities. SMEs who have previously sold to EU customers from the UK could also benefit from such an arrangement. Whether you are looking at setting up a sales / service office or a warehousing and distribution centre, I can provide;
For a no-obligation discussion about your future plans, please contact me on 020 3239 5168 or email me now.