Working with you: the UK’s global offer for financial and professional services

Opportunity, creativity, innovation

How the UK can work for you

The UK is the world's most global financial centre. Our international outlook means we understand your business needs. The depth and breadth of our offer mean unparalleled opportunities for you to grow with the best access to capital, clients and collaborators. With a history of innovating that stretches back centuries, innovation is what we do - creating an inspirational ecosystem where your business can thrive. 

UK financial and professional services are recognised for their openness, global connections and culture of collaboration. As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic we are ready to partner with the world to find solutions that speed global economic recovery.

Powering the fintech revolution

Fintech is more than a subsector in the UK. The whole financial services industry has embraced its evolution, delivering new client-centric and innovative products, services, and solutions. The UK is taking the lead – whether this is regtech, payments, artificial intelligence or tech for good.

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COVID-19

Find out how the UK is supporting financial and professional services firms through the disruptions caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, with a wide package of economic and regulatory measures. 

UK measures supporting financial services through COVID-19

 

The heart of the world’s markets.

The UK offers firms an outstanding business environment, proximity to clients, partners and suppliers and the prestige of being located at the heart of the world’s markets.

The largest and most diverse cluster of firms across all the major financial and professional services industry subsectors is based in London, supported by strong regional centres of expertise across the country.

Partner story

LORCA: 'The UK has always had, and will always have, a global mindset.'

LORCA: 'The UK has always had, and will always have, a global mindset.'

Partner story

Revolut: 'The UK market’s openness to innovation makes it the ideal place for us to launch groundbreaking products and services.'

Revolut: 'The UK market’s openness to innovation makes it the ideal place for us to launch groundbreaking products and services.'

Trends & Insights

Factsheet

UK trade in financial services: exporting finance to the world

UK trade in financial services: exporting finance to the world

Research report

The City as a place for people: 'Place is crucial for attracting the brightest and the best'

The City as a place for people: 'Place is crucial for attracting the brightest and the best'

Factsheet

UK asset management: pioneering sustainable and responsible investment

UK asset management: pioneering sustainable and responsible investment

Everything you need

The UK offers you everything you need to grow your business. We have a global outlook, which means we understand your business needs. The depth and breadth of our offer mean unparalleled opportunities for you to grow. Innovation is what we do - creating an inspirational ecosystem where you can thrive. 

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