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The City of London Corporation works to promote and strengthen the UK's offer for financial and professional services.

The City of London works with partners in industry, and local and national governments across the UK, and in global markets to:

  • promote global recognition of the UK's world-leading financial and professional services offer.
  • accelerate sustainable growth through financial and professional services innovation and tech.
  • boost the competitiveness of the UK's world-class business environment.
  • maximise market access for UK-based FPS firms.

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Case Study

Thought Machine | making strides in the US market

We spoke to Brad Steele, General Manager of the Americas and Managing Director about Thought Machine’s successful expansion to the US.

Thought Machine | making strides in the US market

Thought Piece

Is American trade policy protectionist?

Ed Price looks at today’s US trade policy - what it is and what it’s not.

Is American trade policy protectionist?

Thought Piece

The growth in crypto

In his latest blog from Brussels, Nick Collier looks at the latest innovation in cryptocurrencies, and the regulatory response in the EU and UK.

The growth in crypto

Research Report

Financial and professional services: the future of AI and the workforce

This report provides a in-depth look at how AI and genAI are transforming the sector, the roles and skills required to be globally competitive

Financial and professional services: the future of AI and the workforce

Research Report

From commitment to action | Tracking UK financial services’ progress on the pathway to net zero

The second iteration of From Commitment to Action developed for the Net Zero Delivery Summit, tracking progress of financial services firms’ net zero commitments in both the UK and globally.

From commitment to action | Tracking UK financial services’ progress on the pathway to net zero

Research Report

London RMB Business Bi-annual Report

The London RMB Business Bi-annual Report serves to contribute to the understanding of the London offshore RMB market.

London RMB Business Bi-annual Report

Research Report

Total tax contribution of UK financial services

Nationally, the financial and professional services industry contributed a record £110.2bn to the public purse in 2023. This is 12.3% of total UK tax receipts: more than the government’s annual education budget and more than half the health budget.

Total tax contribution of UK financial services

Thought Piece

Navigating Nature’s Value | Insights into the Biodiversity Credit Market

Nature sustains both economies and livelihoods. Yet despite the alarming risks that society faces from nature loss, nature restoration and conservation projects still face a significant financing gap.

Navigating Nature’s Value | Insights into the Biodiversity Credit Market

Thought Piece

International financial & professional services firms access the workers they need in the UK

The UK’s talent pool is the bedrock of its world-class FPS sector. This competitive edge explains why so many international financial and professional services (FPS) firms choose to locate in the UK.

International financial & professional services firms access the workers they need in the UK

Research Report

The UK | a top destination for financial and professional services investment

Research led by the City of London Corporation shows that the UK continues to be Europe's most popular destination for foreign direct investment in financial and professional services

The UK | a top destination for financial and professional services investment