Soft Landing Offer

If your business is looking to explore the viability of the North East and UK markets you can benefit from a comprehensive array of help and practical assistance to aid your company’s transition into the region. Invest North Tyneside has joined forces with a range of private sector service providers to offer foreign and national businesses, currently based outside the North East, with an inclusive package of support including:


Invest North Tyneside

  • One free desk space per investing company in a fully furnished office for a period of 12 months
  • The location of the office will be tailored to your company’s individual needs, but options include North Tyneside’s prestigious business parks and the North Bank of the Tyne’s Enterprise Zone.
  • Typical services include:
    • Immediate IT and telephone connections – Fully-staffed reception
    • Admin/secretarial back-up*
    • Personal telephone answering service*
    • Meeting rooms*
    • Free car parking
    • 24-hour access

* Additional charges may be incurred



  • Free recruitment consultancy service – identify and understand employer branding, salary and benefits benchmarking and competitor analysis.
  • Preferential rates for recruitment service
  • Free use of interview facilities for up to 3 days
  • Project management
  • Market mapping and analysis
  • Assessment design
  • Psychometric profiling

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Ions Talent Partners

  • 20% discount from full invoice value on all Recruitment Projects including Executive Search & Selection Assignments
  • Talent Management Consultation including; current business plan, internal talent mapping and retention strategy
  • Full market review across all industries including; competitor analysis, remuneration benchmarking and market mapping
  • Interview, assessment and onboarding support
  • Free unlimited use of interview facilities in North Tyneside
  • Dedicated single Talent Management point of contact for all queries
  • Full 360 HR Support
  • HR Audit, HR Policy & Staff Handbook creation for a fixed fee
  • Outplacement advice and support for displaced members of staff

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North Tyneside Council

  • Coordinated public sector support from partners including Jobcentreplus, specialist niche skills providers and organisations that have skilled people looking for work
  • Assistance in the identification and availability of related employer and individual grants including apprenticeship bursaries
  • Development and delivery of bespoke pre-employment programmes that could be utilised as part of your recruitment and selection process
  • Provision of bespoke on or off-site training

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  • 25% discount on any legal services required throughout the first year
  • A free dedicated point of contact, who will assist with ad hoc queries as you establish your business in the North East
  • Free legal events and seminars to help you learn and grow your business
  • Free company incorporation
  • Free use of meeting space in our Newcastle office
  • Senior-level introductions across the local business community, and a guide to ‘Who’s Who’ in our region
  • A free early-stage meeting via video-conferencing before you even get here, to help make sure we are the right advisers for your business and to assist with your arrival

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Ward Hadaway

  • A free “Doing Business in the UK Guide”
  • A free initial meeting with us, for you to explain what you are looking to do, get free advice and a better understanding of how we can help you
  • A free “Legal Mentor” to help guide your company, not just legally but on a range of business issues, in your first year of doing business in the North East
  • Free company incorporation
  • Free legal seminars – a range of seminars, workshops, and other events which will address a range of legal issues and help you develop your network of business contacts
  • Free regular legal updates and bulletins
  • A package of reduced and fixed fee legal services, including:
    • A reduced package of company secretarial services
    • Reduced rates for all areas of legal advice you require

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Tait Walker

  • A free introductory meeting and consultation with Business Services / Tax / Corporate Finance at your choosing
  • A free review of tax reliefs which are available to support your set- up process
  • Signposting your company to sources of grant funding depending on sector
  • A free meeting with a corporate financial planner to discuss business and shareholder protection needs
  • Discounted offers and fixed prices for company formation and company secretarial
  • Free updates and workshops covering a variety of funding, tax and employment issues
  • A range of free publications and ‘Doing Business In’ guides
  • Discounted offers on outsourced payroll provision
  • Discounted fixed price outsourced book keeping and accounts preparation

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RMT Accountants


  • Complimentary consultations with one of our specialists so as to ascertain your business needs and determine your requirements in terms of: business advisory; accounts preparation; bookkeeping; and tax advisory
  • A free review by our specialist grant and tax teams to identify any potential opportunities for grant assistance and tax reliefs to assist in the establishment and growth of your business
  • A complimentary meeting with our IT and Technology team to assess IT/Software requirements
  • Free attendance at seminars/ networking events covering a variety of business issues and access to our specialist resource centre
  • Signposting and introductions within our regional and national networks for any other business requirements, including: premises, insurance, commercial mortgages and asset finance

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Invest North Tyneside

Invest North Tyneside

  • Free one-to-one mentoring from a dedicated business advisor who can provide access to relevant specialist help and advice including:
    • Research, intelligence and statistics
    • Recruitment guidance and support
    • Relocation assistance
    • Property solutions
    • Tailored advice on finance, grants and incentives
    • Assistance identifying local supply chain partners
    • Marketing and PR support
    • Links to appropriate support organisations and trade bodies

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North Tyneside