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.

Annual review of UK financial services 2022

State of the sector

Our State of the Sector report is a world first. It has been developed, in partnership, by the City of London Corporation and HM Treasury, to provide a robust evidence-based assessment of the attractiveness of UK financial services.


 

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.

The Global City sustainable finance hub

London and the UK are positioned to take a leading role in galvanising the action needed to drive progress across the global ESG agenda.

Partner stories

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.'

Global Investment Futures campaign

The UK is a world-leading investment management centre. We are the best place to do business, the best place to connect to global talent and global markets, and the best place to invest in a greener future.

Our skills and expertise, strength in sustainable investment and green finance, and our pioneering fintech sector, means that the UK has a strong offer for international investment managers and asset owners.  

Find out why you should capitalise on what the UK has to offer.

Find out more about Global Investment Futures

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