With world leading financial expertise, the UK is ready to work with you

Opportunities and innovative solutions

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. We are ready to partner with the world to find solutions that speed global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The UK's global offer to business

London and the UK’s competitive strengths in a changing world

The depth and breadth of its offer make London and the UK the leading global centre for financial and professional services. Our benchmarking research evidences the UK’s enduring competitive offer, opportunity, and future focus across all measures.

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

Zurich Insurance: 'The UK is widely recognised as an international insurance and financial services hub which attracts global talent.'

Zurich Insurance: 'The UK is widely recognised as an international insurance and financial services hub which attracts global talent.'

Partner story

BNP Parabas: 'London will always be one of the world's leading financial centres. It is a city of global talent with a highly skilled workforce.'

BNP Parabas: 'London will always be one of the world's leading financial centres. It is a city of global talent with a highly skilled workforce.'

Green Horizon Summit - The Pivotal Role of Finance

With only 5 months to go until COP26 takes place in Glasgow, the City of London Corporation and the Green Finance Institute, supported by the World Economic Forum, held a major summit last November 2020, focussing on the role of green finance in the recovery from COVID-19. 

Watch highlights from the Summit

Trends & Insights

Research Report

London’s Equity Capital Markets Ecosystem

London’s Equity Capital Markets Ecosystem

Research report

The Kalifa review of UK fintech

The Kalifa review of UK fintech

Research report

2021: A critical year for regtech

2021: A critical year for regtech

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. 

Choose the UK