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Top 5 Benefits of the UK residency

In an increasingly globalized world, more and more people are thinking about where they are living and considering moving and gaining residency in another country. One country in the centre of some of these considerations is the UK. A diverse and multicultural country, the UK has many benefits to offer its residents, which you and your family will have access to upon obtaining a UK visa. There are a few different residency options,  which you can talk to one of our experts about, they will let you know which visa suits you best. First of all, let’s take a look at the reasons why a UK visa may be of benefit to you and your family.

1) Global Mobility

Being able to travel stress-free is always great. In obtaining a UK residency, you will have visa-free access to over 186 countries, making it easier to travel around the globe. This includes countries in the Schengen area, meaning residents can travel easily throughout Europe. Not only does this mean you have more options for holidays, but it is great for business. With many major economic and business hubs throughout Europe, combined with how quick it is to travel around the continent, with UK residency, it means global business partnerships can be conducted with much greater ease.

2) Business Opportunities

With an estimated 5.9million private sector businesses, the UK is home to a world of opportunities, making it a great place for businessmen and professionals alike, especially with London being an unrivaled financial business centre. This combined with easy access to European business hotspots makes the UK  a great place to work, set up, or invest in a business.

3) Education

Having a good education can set a person up for life. One of the great things about the UK is that residents have access to a world-class education. There is a broad network of brilliant state and private schools, with children under 18 being entitled to free state education. For those over the age of 18, the UK has over 150 first-rate universities and higher education institutions, many being some of the best in the world. Expats who have a residency visa are also eligible for local-status university fees, making access to tertiary education much more affordable.

4) Tax Freedom

The UK has an attractive tax regime for non-domiciled residents. That means that as long as you do not make the UK your primary country of residence, you can receive hefty tax breaks on your income. That way, you can enjoy the perks of becoming a British resident, without having to pay for the privilege in taxes. 

6) Healthcare

The UK has one of the best healthcare systems in the world. Residents have access to world-class facilities, care and medicines for free under the UK’s National Health Service. You and your dependents will have access to this healthcare when you become a resident, meaning your whole family can get a sense of security in knowing they will be well looked after in the UK. 

These are just some of the wonderful benefits of gaining UK residency. Be sure to contact one of our experts who will talk you through all the different options available, as well as what needs to be done in order for you to gain your visa.
Contact us on www.bridgewaytrust.com to start the process of becoming a global citizen.

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