Setting up a business is a challenge, however there are many helpful resources available that can make the process easier. Here are some links on this page of professionals who can offer help and advice on starting a new business in Hong Kong.


Setting up a Company

InvestHK is the department for Foreign Direct Investment, supporting overseas businesses to set up and expand in Hong Kong. InvestHK offers free advice and customised services to assist companies.

For UK and European companies who wish to expand into the Asian market, the UK team is available to help.

Invest Hong Kong
Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office
6 Grafton Street
London W1S 4EQ

Tel: (44) 020 7499 9821

For indivudals looking to start a business in Hong Kong and are already based here, please contact the Hong Kong team:

Invest Hong Kong

25/F Fairmont House
8 Cotton Tree Drive
Central, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3107 1000


Business Services

Hong Kong Corporate Solutions
From company incorporation; to staffing; office/venue search; fit-out; logo & corporate branding; domain registration; website design, building & hosting; marketing; product placement; product logistics; regulatory compliance work; business license acquisition; business representative services; relocation assistance; work visa applications; & relocation real estate solutions.


HSBC is committed to support new business start-ups in Hong Kong. Our HSBC Business Centres are conveniently located to provide professional advice on your commercial banking needs. Services include account opening, enrolment for Business Internet Banking and Business Phonebanking, cash management, loans, trade services, and insurance.

KCS Hong Kong Limited
Corporate accounting, corporate secretarial, payroll solutions, trust and wealth advisory services, and tailored solutions for the asset management industry.

Klako Group

A wide range of market entry consulting, incorporation, tax, audit, accounting and human resources services. 

Links Recruitment

Recruitment, payroll solutions, visa application services, employee outsourcing and HR services.

Offshore Incorporation HK Ltd

Company formation and managment, offshore incorporations, fund formation and adminstration, trustee services, family office, marine and aviation and accounting services.


Ogilvy & Mather  & RedWorks

Ogilvy & Mather is a world renowned marketing communications agency. Globally, our organization has been named the most creative and effective network of the year in both 2012 and 2013 from the landmark industry awards committees Cannes Lions and Effie’s.  In Hong Kong we have been named Marketing Magazine’s Agency of the Year for the past seven consecutive years. We offer a wide range of services, namely; traditional advertising, digital marketing, social media marketing, public relations, shopper marketing and branding. RedWorks is Ogilvy's Production Delivery Team offering digital, broadcast and print solutions to industry sectors covering hospitality, luxury retail and finance.  Our team of experts provide content video creation, website design and management along with a full range of creative services.

Robertson Hasell Ltd

Corporate secretarial services, corporate accounting, tax planning, trust services and business advisory services.

Smyth & Co

Smyth & Co is a modern, commercially-oriented Hong Kong law firm based in Central, the primary business district. Operating in association with leading UK-headquartered firm RPC, they offer a broad range of expertise advising clients across many industry sectors. Smyth & Co are market-leading lawyers with extensive experience supporting companies starting up and doing business in Hong Kong, mainland China and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The company has a particular focus on Foreign Direct Investments into mainland China, and advising on China entry and operation.

Tricor Services Limited
Accounting, China entry & consulting, company formation, corporate governance & company secretarial, executive search & human resources consulting, initial public offerings & share registration, fund, payroll, treasury & trust administration, and management consulting.  




Serviced Offices

Compass Offices
Fully furnished serviced offices, virtual office,meeting space in CBD locations and support services. 

The Executive Centre
Serviced offices and executive suites in CBD locations.

Serviced offices, meeting rooms, virtual offices, conference rooms, video conference services and business lounges.

The Hive

Hong Kong’s first purpose designed members’ co worker space for those in creative industries with dedicated desks and hotdesks.


Relocation Companies

Allied Pickfords
International moving, domestic moving, business moving, storage and records managment.

AGS Four Winds
International and local removals, office removals, record management and storage, packing and short and long-term storage.

Asian Tigers
Internal and local removals, office removals, storage and handyman service.

Santa Fe
Hong Kong visa & immigration services, relocations services, Hong Kong moving services and Hong Kong real estate services.

UniGroup Worldwide
Transporation services, relocation services and protection programmes.  



SME Centre

Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)

HKTDC promoting trade in goods and services, while connecting the world's small and medium-sized enterprises through Hong Kong's business platform.

HKTDC SME Centre is a centralised resource and interactive service centre that provides you with all the resources you need to do business. It also serves as a one-stop shop for HKTDC to provide comprehensive services in export marketing to small and medium-sized enterprises.

For a local guide for UK companies who wish to do business in Hong Kong, please click here

16 Upper Grosvenor Street
London W1K 7PL

Tel: (44) 20 7616 9500