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Start a Consulting Business in Belgium

Start a Consulting Business in Belgium

Consulting companies in Belgium provide services in a wide range of business areas and many international companies in Belgium rely on professional advice for developing their activities in the country,

Entrepreneurs who want to start a consulting business in Belgium can provide business services in just a few key sectors or offer a wide range of consulting options, including for mergers and acquisitions and various corporate matters.

If you want to open a company in Belgium, our company registration experts can help you through the necessary steps.

The consulting market in Belgium

Consulting companies in Belgium specialize in a number of business advisory services. Some of the basic sectors in which companies can provide advisory services include:

management consulting: useful for setting up a business strategy,

financial consulting: for various issues concerning the company’s budget,

marketing consulting: useful for developing a sound marketing strategy,

The services offered by a consulting company will not include tax advice, audit, or HR administration. Most consulting businesses in Belgium are middle-sized companies or large corporations (that employ more than 50 consultants). Individuals can also set-up their own consulting business through a sole trader in Belgium. 

Opening a consulting company in Belgium

The most employed business form for consulting companies is the private limited liability company. This business form is advantageous for its founders and/or shareholders because they are only liable to the extent of their investments in the company.

The founders of a consulting business will need to follow a few steps for incorporation, including choosing an available business name, drawing up the company’s articles of association, registering the company and purchasing a property or renting an office space in Belgium.

Consulting companies can be incorporated throughout the country. Our experts can help you with company incorporation services in a number of important Belgian cities like Brussels or Antwerp

Contact our Belgian company formation experts for more information about how to open a consulting business or other details regarding company formation in the country.